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Multichoice Ghana Affirms Hyper Localizing Content On Akwaaba Magic Channel

Cecil Sunkwa Mills, Managing Director of MultiChoice Ghana has announced the the introduction of thee a new channel: Akwaaba Magic. The channel went live on Monday the 8th of March 2021 at 4pm and will be available exclusively to DStv subscribers on Compact, Compact Plus as well as Premium packages. In anticipation of the new …

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Oscars 2021: African best international feature film submissions so far

Over the years, Hollywood’s most prestigious awards, the Oscars, has garnered global attention for its all inclusive Best International Feature Film category. The category formerly known as the Best Foreign Language film before 2020, gives room for the coveted spot of international relevance, one that only three African countries have attained – Algeria’s “Z” in …

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‘Tiger’ the HBO Docuseries Explores the Life of Golf Star Tiger Woods

An Intimate Look at an International Golf Legend “Tiger” a two-part documentary series explores the rise and fall of international world champion pro-golfer Tiger Woods by way of the namesake best-selling book and the people who have known him intimately – detailing his life both in and out of the spotlight. Matthew Hamachek, the director …

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Wonder Woman sequel falters at international box office

IMAGE COPYRIGHTCLAY ENOSimage captionGal Gadot as she appears in Wonder Woman 1984 The sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman has failed to get box office tills ringing, making just $38.5m (£29.1m) in the 39 countries where it opened last week. Around half that tally came from China, where Wonder Woman 1984 made $18.8m (£14.2m) in its …

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African animation set in Lagos, ‘Iwájú’ gears up for Disney+ release in 2022

Disney has confirmed its partnership with Pan-African comics company, Kugali on forthcoming animated series, ‘Iwájú’. Set in Lagos, Nigeria, the sci-fi series will explore major themes of class, innocence and challenging norms and according to director, Ziki Nelson, it will “combine Disney’s magic and animation expertise with Kugali’s fire and storytelling authenticity. Iwájú represents a personal …

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‘The Milkmaid’ Selected As Nigeria’s Entry For 93rd Oscars

“The Milkmaid” is Nigeria’s official submission for the 93rd Academy Awards in the International Feature Film (IFF) category of the Oscars. The Nigerian Official Selection Committee (NOSC) announced the selection on Tuesday. The NOSC said it received several entries, out which six films – “Sanitation Day”, “Voiceless”, “Oloture”, “Ibi” (The Birth), “The Milkmaid” and “Eyimofe” …

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Mads Mikkelsen Replaces Johnny Depp As Fantastic Beasts 3’s New Grindelwald

Mads Mikkelsen has been confirmed to replace Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts movie subsequent prequels. Following the departure of Depp, the Hannibal, Rogue One and Doctor Strange star has been signed up with Warner Bros. to take on the role of the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald. The is the third picture in the installment …

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Steve Ayorinde Leads AMAA 2020 Jury, Award Holds In December

The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has announced Hon. Steve Oluseyi Ayorinde as President of the Jury for the year 2020 honours. Steve Ayorinde has been the Chairman of the Governing Council for AMAA for over ten years, a pioneer member of the Academy, who has been with the Academy for sixteen years. The head …

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‘Prison Break’ star lists being gay as why he won’t return for season 6

Hollywood star, Wentworth Miller has confirmed he will not be returning for the sixth season of Fox Network’s ‘Prison Break’. Miller shocked fans with an Instagram post, revealing his decision to boycott the show due to his decision to only play gay characters. In the trending post, Miller identified with the LGBTQIA+ community while apologising …

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