Category: Specials

Queen Sono

Queen Sono’s Enhle Maphumulo & Khathu Ramabulana are TV’s most charismatic couple

As part of YNaija's coverage of the launch of Queen Sono, the first Netflix original scripted series from Africa, our editors joined a roundtable of journalists from across the continent to speak…

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Pearl Thusi

Queen Sono’s Pearl Thusi & Kate Liquorish bring fresh fire to the Afro-spy genre

As part of YNaija's coverage of the launch of Queen Sono, the first original scripted series produced by Netflix on the continent. Pearl Thusi plays the titular Queen Sono and Liquorish's Ekaterina…

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Moshood Fattah

‘Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown;’ fast rising Moshood Fattah celebrates [Photos]

Story by Ìyínkàyé Òrẹòlúwá He said I'd have to see LIFE, a 2015 film about the iconic American film star James Dean and a TIME photographer Dennis Stock. Moshood was…

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Ghana’s number 1 film, ‘The Perfect Picture’ hits Nigerian cinemas

Award winning Ghanaian producer and director, Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Ken Attoh have come together 10 years later, to produce the sequel to one of Ghana’s most revered films, titled “The…

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Minari, Nine Days, The 40-Year-Old Version….The 20 best films at #Sundance2020

The Sundance film festival may have come and gone but the memories still linger thanks to the several impressions left by the films on this list. Many of these films…

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Three takeaways from the trailer of ‘Queen Sono,’ Netflix’s first African original series

Back in December 2018, Netflix announced that it was looking towards Africa to siphon original series and films in line with its global ambitions. South African crime drama Queen Sono…

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Long Read: What Bong Joon-ho’s ‘’Parasite’’ says about Nigeria and South Africa

Do you hear the people sing? Singing a song of angry men It is the music of a people who will not be slaves again… Les Miserables In the 2019…

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Lala Akindoju returns to ‘The Wives’, wiser and finally in charge

Since it was published in 2007, The Wives (Kraft Books Limited) a play written by Professor Ahmed Yerima has become a prominent theatre staple, going through several reruns, rejigs and…

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Locarno 2019: Diego Maradona, Baamum Nafi, Parasite come up top as best films

The 72nd edition of the Locarno film festival, the first under new artistic director Lili Hinstin was held from the 7th to 17th of August 2019. Hundreds of films were…

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What we lose (and gain) when Beyoncé decides to do Nigerian music

When you are the biggest star in the world with the weight of the almighty Disney corporation behind you, a commission to curate a side project for one of the…

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