Nollywood fans frustrated by the Nigerian film industry's ragtag distribution efforts have turned to a website that's snatching up rights to local pics for online streaming.
Oliver Hermanus' "Skoonheid" (Beauty) is South Africa's selection for a nomination in the foreign-language Oscar race.
A Congolese helmer is hoping his latest film will shift focus on the nation's women from victims to their vital roles in every aspect of daily life.
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.