Nollywood

“An African man like me depressed?” Why representation matters in the movies

The continent’s largest film industry has been getting mental health all wrong with dangerous consequences. Now, that’s changing.

What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means

Big investors seem to be mainly interested in Nollywood's already established popularity with African audiences

New advocates for the ancient gods of Nigeria

Over the centuries, Nigeria’s colonisers brought their religions with them. But not everyone has forgotten the old gods

Glossy hit comedy heralds a new era for Nollywood

"​Nollywood film The Wedding Party has shown Nigerian cinema at the top of its game"

Hard work pays off for founder of ‘Nollywood Netflix’

A young entrepreneur is tapping the high demand for Nigerian movies.

Nollywood goes global as Nigeria filmmakers fight for more funding

There is a growing appetite for well-made Nigerian films, but securing financing from a bank is near impossible.

Aeroplane thriller flies close to Nigeria’s reality

In Nigeria, Last Flight to Abuja has become the first home-grown production to outsell Hollywood films this year.

Ekasi secrets laid bare

<b>Matthew Krouse</b> spoke to Fanney Tsimang, whose locally produced short gay feature film is based on a Nollywood concept.

Is Jeta Amata Nollywood’s gift to Hollywood?

The director is challenging Nigeria's film industry to raise its game by hiring American stars and taking on topical, political themes.

Nollywood and the net: A love story

With the help of an entrepreneurial expat in London and ­YouTube's partner programme, cheaply made movies from Nigeria have successfully gone global.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.