The amazing impact of the recent Nollywood blockbuster “Water of Gold” is a fascinating example of the power of political art.
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Praise singers have a history of working for politicians in northern Nigeria. Alot has beeen done this past week ahead of Nigeria’s gubernatorial elections.
With drama, crimes and cash, and even dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria’s politics are inspiring directors from country’s movie industry.
Egyptian authorities were eager to claim a connection to Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek after his best actor win at the Academy Awards last week.
Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival officially began with street parties and revelry Friday amid expectations the first such celebration since Bolsonar took office.
Systematic censorship of younger generations music by Russian authorities forcing them to cancel concerts thus violating freedom of expression.
Mexico’s president on Monday denounced racism in his country a day after ‘Roma’ Oscar wins with a plot that highlighted prejudice and inequality.
Syrian-German director of Oscar-nominated documentary posed as extremist to film Jihadists to better understand what led to extremism in his home country.
The Oscar-nominated film Green Book depict post-World War II America as a land of wide prosperity while mapping safe route through era of discrimination.
Somaliland authorities should immediately and unconditionally release from arbitrary detention Abdirahman Ibrahim Adan, a poet known as “Abdirahman Abees.