Al-Jazeera, already a mainstay in Africa, has announced plans to launch a Swahili-language news network next year based in Nairobi, where Al-Jazeera English already has an East African bureau.
On a continent where strife and division are more common than togetherness, "Big Brother Africa," while remaining controversial, has struck a chord with viewers hoping to move beyond borders.
A Zambian reality show is offering those who practice the world's oldest profession a second chance by taking them off the streets -- and perhaps putting one lucky winner into a wedding gown.
Frustrated by the difficulty of accessing quality African content abroad, a group of Ghanaian entrepreneurs have teamed up to launch a service they've dubbed the African Hulu.
The celebrations ran deep into the night in Juba, the capital of the newly independent South Sudan, after the country declared its independence July 9.
On a sweltering afternoon in the dusty capital of Burkina Faso, a group of students gather in a small courtyard, excitedly talking about camera angles and scripts.
A fast-paced gangster pic is putting a war-torn country back on the map after a long hiatus from international screens.
Nearly two decades after its screen went dark, the last of African nation Chad's movie theaters has once again opened its doors with the help of two local helmers.
For eight days last month, thousands of spectators gathered in Ouagadougou to watch the best of African film at the biannual Fespaco film festival.
A Rwandan helmer will bow his first feature in Tribeca's World Narrative Features competition, shining a spotlight on the continuing evolution of film in the small East African nation.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%