Nigeria's film industry started out as a factory churning out visual pulp fiction for the market stalls of DVD pirates. Now its films make up the second largest film market in the world.
The Cameroon International Film Festival came to an end this weekend. In West Africa, interest in local films is booming and more and more young people are dreaming of an acting career.
Diversity and creativity characterize the African film industry — despite the lack of funding opportunities. The Africa Hub at the Berlin International Film Festival offers African filmmakers a platform for their art.
US First Lady Melania Trump made the first official visit to Africa under her husband's presidency this week to promote child welfare and conservation. Africa has more than 50 first ladies. DW looks at a few of them.
Berlin's first literature festival with and by African writers, "Writing in Migration" explores these authors' trans-cultural experiences. Ahead of the event, DW spoke to three authors taking part in its program.
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