Category Archives: News AFRICA

Netflix & UNESCO launched short film competition across Sub-Saharan Africa

Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch short film competition African Folktales, Reimagined across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and given a $75 000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on the streaming service in Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African folktales”. The competition [...]

Netflix to introduce 32 new Palestinian films

Netflix will launch a collection of 32 films either helmed by Palestinian filmmakers or about Palestinian stories, under the category Palestinian Stories on October 14. The collection is a tribute to the creativity and passion of the Arab film industry as Netflix continues to invest in stories from the Arab world. Basil Khalils 2015 Oscar-nominated [...]

Vodacom launched its new super app ‘VodaPay’

Vodacom Financial and Digital Services, announced that the much-anticipated VodaPay super app is now live and can be accessed in the Google and Apple app stores. Available to customers on any mobile network, VodaPay delivers a digital shopping, lifestyle and financial platform for both consumers and businesses. It is backed by Alipay technology that powers [...]

Showmax confirmed new season of TV series ‘Abomama’

Showmax took to Twitter during the weekend to share the promotional post for the new content expected on the streaming service’s platform. The post also served to confirm that streaming platform has finally made the second season of Mzansi Magic’s Abomama season two available. On Sunday, September 26 2021, the show concluded the second season’s [...]