When terrorists attacked the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Kenya's capital inSeptember, they dealt a blow to exhibitors who were already struggling to see B.O. returns. "Suddenly, people got…
The growing TV biz in Kenya could be entering a golden age for creatives, as increased competition between local webs and pay TV operators is spurring a boom in content. But locating coin to pay for…
Still abuzz over Lupita Nyong'o's supporting actress win at the Oscars, Kenya's emerging film biz is looking to build on the attention that the homegrown star's success has generated abroad. Best…
JOHANNESBURG -- Tosh Gitonga's "Nairobi Half Life" is Kenya's selection in the race for a nom in the Oscar foreign-language film category.
DURBAN -- Tom Tykwer's ambitious, $100 million epic "Cloud Atlas," which he's co-directing with the Wachowski siblings, is expected to make a splash with its October release. But the German helmer…
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…
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.
Justin Chadwick's "The First Grader," a BBC Films/U.K. Films Council co-production shot on location in Kenya, swept the awards at Kenya's recent film festival.
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.