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Kumasi (Ghana) (AFP) India has its Bollywood and Nigeria, Nollywood. Even New Zealand has a Wellywood. In Ghana, films made in Kumasi and the surrounding region go by a similar shorthand — Kumawood. The cultural heart of Ghana is about five hours’ drive from the more cosmopolitan coastal capital, Accra, and it was rivalry between the two that played a key role in developing Kumasi’s burgeoning film industry. Smarting from a jibe nearly a decade ago, Kumawood defiantly built itself up after a teasing by Accra-based counterparts about not beingRead More
If there's one symbol that defines Nigeria's economic hub of Lagos it's the yellow "danfo" mini-bus, the closest thing to public transport in the chaotic, sprawling metropolis.Read More
EU foreign ministers on Monday urged Libyan authorities to redouble efforts to protect migrants, especially those held in detention centres, as record numbers cross the Mediterranean seeking safety in Europe.Read More