Ten years after the end of a decade-long war that left Sierra Leone in ruins, the small West African nation is stepping onto the global cinematic stage with its first international film festival.
Aspiring entrepreneurs from across east Africa are competing in a new reality show that offers a local spin on "The Apprentice."
Rwanda's first private TV stations are set to launch amid a promising liberalization of the airwaves in this east African nation.
Following the failure of another fledgling pay TV operator in Kenya last month, a competition watchdog is probing whether South African giant MultiChoice's DStv is using an unfair competitive…
Eight years after setting up shop in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, Indian helmer Mira Nair's Maisha Film Lab has become one of the largest training grounds for film talent in East Africa.
Not many good news stories make it out of Kibera, a sprawling slum in the heart of the Kenyan capital, and the ones that do usually reflect the rougher side of life in this impoverished area.
More than five years after American helmer Lee Isaac Chung arrived in Rwanda to lens his debut feature, the seeds he planted among local filmmakers have begun to sprout.
Two years after her first feature film was released to critical acclaim, Kenyan helmer Wanuri Kahiu is poised to make a splash on the international scene -- and she's hoping the notoriety lets her…
As Kenyan tech companies push for their vision of a "silicon savannah" in this East African nation, local animators say their industry is set to ride the high-tech wave toward becoming an animation…
With a plot pulled from the headlines and a cast drawn from across the continent, a Kenyan skein is looking to push local dramatic series in a bold new direction.
From the outside, Nairobi's Simba Center might look like any other commercial plaza in the Kenyan capital, with signs advertising Internet cafes and hair salons and promises of instant cash.