The Durban International Film Festival is launching the African Metropolis Short Film Project, seven short films, filmed in seven African cities by seven African directors. The directors and…
When the South African delegation arrives at the Annecy toon fest, members will be looking to cement their growing reputation for world-class animation.
The first spawn of a German co-sponsored training/production program started after the success of Tom Tykwer and Hawa Essuman's "Soul Boy," Kenya's Oscar submission "Nairobi Half Life" is a lively…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
A fictive take on the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in 1998 Nairobi and its lingering impact a decade later.
A racy TV series aimed at teens and twentysomethings is helping to spread the message of AIDS awareness across sub-Saharan Africa.