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Kenya Joins a Legion of States in Banning LGBTQ Content  

Kenya Joins a Legion of States in Banning LGBTQ Content  

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO, Christopher Wambua said in a statement on Friday 23rd September that same-sex films and movies are prohibited in the Kenyan Constitution; therefore, the board will continue its crackdown on such content in the mainstream media. “The country’s laws do not allow LGBTQ+ content or even relationships. Even as we rate and classify content,…

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AFRIMA 2022 is here!!!

AFRIMA 2022 is here!!!

All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is an exclusive music award ceremony that seeks to celebrate the music accomplishment of different artists around Africa. Since its inception in 2014, this award event has not only offered rewards but celebrated music creations and creativity across the African continent. The acclaimed music awards is one of the biggest music events in Africa and…

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Wanuri Kahiu’s Debut Hollywood Film

Wanuri Kahiu’s Debut Hollywood Film

Netflix Movie, “Look Both Ways” which debuted on August 17, marks Kenya Film Maker, Wanuri Kahiu’s first Hollywood project. The film is about a young lady who on the night of her college graduation discovers that she is pregnant. The lady’s life diverges into parallel realities in which one she becomes pregnant and remains in her hometown to raise her…

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Bangarang; Kenya’s First Film on Amazon Prime Video

Bangarang; Kenya’s First Film on Amazon Prime Video

Kenyan film, Bangarang, is currently streaming on Amazon’s streaming service, Prime Video. Multi-award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and director Robbin Odongo’s film premiered in cinemas across the country in 2021. Bangarang is inspired by actual events from the post-election violence in 2017 in Kisumu that led to the death of the six-month-old Baby Pendo. Otile, a poor ‘bodaboda’ rider is jobless…

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Nigeria Bans Foreign Models in Ads.

Nigeria Bans Foreign Models in Ads.

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Information and Culture posted a statement to Twitter, announcing that the country’s Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ACRON) has issued a formal ban of using foreign models and voice-over actors in Nigerian media. The move is a major step for the country that appears to want to take back the narrative of representation in the country’s…

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