Nollywood – Filmhouse Follows Up Biggest Grossing Film Ever With the Wedding Party

[Balancing Act] London -Nigeria’s Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution have quietly built themselves a significant audience in their cinemas by giving them something slightly better than run-of-the-mill Nollywood films. Released late last year, …

[Balancing Act] London -Nigeria's Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution have quietly built themselves a significant audience in their cinemas by giving them something slightly better than run-of-the-mill Nollywood films. Released late last year, their Rom-Com The Wedding Party has already become the biggest box office hit in terms of gross revenues. Russell Southwood spoke to Moses Bapatope, Group Executive Director, Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution and Production and Executive Producer, The Wedding Party

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lack of Match Fitness a Concern – Mannetti

[Namibian] The Brave Warriors’ lack of match fitness is a concern to national coach Ricardo Mannetti, as they prepare for their Afcon 2019 qualifying match away to Guinea Bissau on 10 June.

[Namibian] The Brave Warriors' lack of match fitness is a concern to national coach Ricardo Mannetti, as they prepare for their Afcon 2019 qualifying match away to Guinea Bissau on 10 June.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Knives Out for Rapper Stunner

[Zimbabwe Standard] Motor-mouth rapper Desmond “Stunner” Chideme needs to mind his own business and stop lying, video director Vusa “Blaqs” Hlatshwayo has said.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Motor-mouth rapper Desmond "Stunner" Chideme needs to mind his own business and stop lying, video director Vusa "Blaqs" Hlatshwayo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Regional Bloc Strikes Common Accord On EU Trade Deal

[East African] East African heads of state have jointly agreed that the EAC members that have not signed the European Union -EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) will not do so pending clarification of outstanding issues.

[East African] East African heads of state have jointly agreed that the EAC members that have not signed the European Union -EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) will not do so pending clarification of outstanding issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

OK Grand Challenge Line Up Set for Unveiling

[Zimbabwe Standard] A QUALITY field of 19 runners has been shortlisted for the 29th running of the prestigious OK Grand Challenge ahead of the unveiling of the final acceptances at the home of Zimbabwe horse racing, Borrowdale Park Racecourse tomorrow.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A QUALITY field of 19 runners has been shortlisted for the 29th running of the prestigious OK Grand Challenge ahead of the unveiling of the final acceptances at the home of Zimbabwe horse racing, Borrowdale Park Racecourse tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tokwe Mukosi – Mugabe’s ‘Dry’ Speech

[Zimbabwe Standard] It was a case of waiting very long for very little to the thousands of villagers who travelled long distances from all the corners of Masvingo for the official commissioning of Tokwe Mukosi dam by President Robert Mugabe last week.

[Zimbabwe Standard] It was a case of waiting very long for very little to the thousands of villagers who travelled long distances from all the corners of Masvingo for the official commissioning of Tokwe Mukosi dam by President Robert Mugabe last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Railway Set to Revive Forgotten Lake Victoria Transport

[East African] Rwanda’s decision to pull out of the Kenyan standard gauge railway in favour of Tanzania’s Central Corridor could have just been the saving grace for the collapsed Lake Victoria transport system, after both Kenya and Uganda indicated tha…

[East African] Rwanda's decision to pull out of the Kenyan standard gauge railway in favour of Tanzania's Central Corridor could have just been the saving grace for the collapsed Lake Victoria transport system, after both Kenya and Uganda indicated that they will be building new ports to carry cargo across the lake.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Maize Harvest Forecast to Fall 11%

[Nation] Maize production will drop by 4.3 million bags this year on delayed rains and armyworm attack, setting the stage for expensive maize flour next year.

[Nation] Maize production will drop by 4.3 million bags this year on delayed rains and armyworm attack, setting the stage for expensive maize flour next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya