Rachid Bouchareb's "Outside the Law" is Algeria's selection for the foreign-language Oscar.
Daoud Abdel Sayed's "Messages From the Sea" is Egypt's selection for a nomination in the foreign language Oscar race.
Call her Cairo's Carrie Bradshaw, an independent working girl whose failed courtships and bumbling suitors made her the heroine of Egyptian TV auds.
Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour two years after his plans were put on hold by government officials.
A Moroccan sheikh has issued a fatwa against a reality TV show.
Female African filmmakers gather in South Africa this week for the Women of the Sun Film Festival.
The Burundi Film Festival is back, and with a mission.
Following on the heels of pay TV provider MultiChoice, which launched South Africa's first streaming mobile TV service Aug. 1, Vodacom is unveiling its own mobile service this month.
A rival to South Africa's largest pay TV platform looks set to fold this month, just weeks before it was due to make its long-overdue debut.
With African filmmakers struggling to find auds in their home countries, a new project is hoping to build a fresh B.O. model for African films by taking the theater to the viewer.
The scene from Alexander McCall Smith's "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" begins with the words, "Mma Ramotswe had a detective agency in Africa, at the foot of Kgale Hill."