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HGTV orders first Africa-based series

US factual network HGTV has commissioned home-renovation series Renovation Wild, its first series based in Africa.

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Akindele, Daniel, Egbe join Academy

The US-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the organisation behind the Oscars, has invited three Nigerian filmmakers to become members.

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Khanyi Mbau set for Comedy Central roast

South African actress Khanyi Mbau is set to become the first African woman ‘roasted’ on Comedy Central Africa and on streaming platform Showmax.

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MTN unveils Voice film, teams with TBTM

African telecommunications company MTN Group has debuted a short film called Voice, the second part of its brand refresh aimed at empowering young people in Africa.

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Uti Nwachukwu to host RHOL reunion

Nigerian media personality Uti Nwachukwu will host a reunion show featuring the stars of reality series The Real Housewives of Lagos, to be carried by African streamer Showmax.

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Nollywood film trio set for cinemas

Nollywood movies Hey You, Sista and Brotherhood are set for cinema release in the coming months via Lagos-based distributors Film One Entertainment and Genesis Pictures.

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Story Lab backs LaVida Studios with $50m

Lagos-based production company LaVida Studios has received US$50m investment from Dentsu-owned US prodco The Story Lab.

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African talent trio to voice Disney toon

Nigerian actor Kehinde Bankole, Ugandan-born German actor Florence Kasumba and South African rapper Nasty C will lend their voices to Disney animated series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire.

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Moses Babatope joins Int’l Emmys jury

Moses Babatope, co-founder and MD of Nigerian production and distribution company FilmOne Entertainment, has been selected as a juror for this year’s 50th International Emmy Awards.

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Isong’s Radio Sunrise adapted into film

Nigerian-British author Anietie Isong is about to have his novel Radio Sunrise adapted into a film.

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AAA gets $3.8m funding from Afreximbank

African distribution company AAA Entertainment has received a US$3.8m film finance development facility from multilateral trade finance institution African Export–Import Bank (aka Afreximbank).

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The Real Housewives arrive in Cape Town

NBCUniversal format The Real Housewives is set to launch its fourth local African adaptation, The Real Housewives of Cape Town, on the Mzansi Magic channel next month.