NIGERIAN NEWS AND FEATURES

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Afolayan, Netflix, USC target Nigerian talent

The KAP Film & Television Academy, owned by Nigerian filmmaker and producer Kunle Afolayan, has partnered with Netflix and the University of Southern California to host post-production workshops in Nigeria.

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CBS renews Bob Hearts Abishola

US broadcast network CBS has ordered a fourth season of TV comedy series Bob Hearts Abishola, which stars Nigerian actress Folake Olowofoyeku (Westworld, Modern Family).

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Jalade-Ekeinde, Makinwa to lead 80s-set film

Nollywood actor Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and TV presenter Toke Makinwa are set to star in a 1980s-set film directed by Ifan Ifeanyi Michael.

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Ngesi, Tunzi join cast of The Woman King

South African actor Sivuyile Ngesi and model Zozibini Tunzi have joined the cast of epic historical movie drama The Woman King.

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African creatives join ANF Fellows scheme

Africa No Filter, a non-profit organisation that supports the development of stories that try to change stereotypes about Africa, has selected 11 emerging artists to be part of its Emerging Artists Fellows programme.

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Ugandan regulator probes TV stations

The Uganda Communications Commission has placed 23 television stations under investigation for allegedly airing content that violates the East African country’s copyright laws.

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