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Daniel Kaluuya and Philippe Lacôte's ''Night of The Kings' Receive an AAFCA Award

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The Black film critics have spoken and have chosen Daniel Kaluuya as the best supporting actor of 2020.

AAFCA, the world’s largest group of Black film critics, which has members from several continents, have announced their...

The NAACP Image Awards moves to March

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The 52nd NAACP Image Awards will now air on BET Saturday, March 27 and nominees will be unveiled Tuesday, February 2nd  virtually on the NAACP Image Awards’ social media platform.

Actress Anika Noni-Rose, singer Chloe Bailey...

KweliTV to stream back themed shorts

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Black Women Film Network (BWFN) has announced that it will host its annual BWFN Short Film Festival as a virtual experience on Saturday, October 10, 2020 in partnership with black-owned streaming service KweliTV.

For 24...

Oscars pushed to April 2021

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The 93rd Oscars ceremony will move to Sunday, April 25, 2021, as a result of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19.

The show, which will air live on ABC, was originally scheduled for February 28, 2021.  Coinciding with the...

Film Academy launches campaign to help Africa cope with Covid

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Professionals in the Creative Industry across the continent have united to launch the ‘Mask Up AFRICA’ campaign as Coronavirus cases continue to surge in Africa.

Led by the Africa Film Academy, who run the AMAAs and the...

Suspect In Nigerian-American Activist Toyin Salau’s Murder Was Bailed June 1 For Assault

The suspect in the Florida killings of a teenage Black Lives Matter campaigner and a woman she met at a recent rally was out on bail for a vicious assault on another woman days earlier, according to reports.

Aaron Glee Jr., 49, was busted Sunday in Orlando...

UK court jails Nigerian pastor who sexually assaulted children for 20 years

A Birmingham crown court in the United Kingdom on Friday sentenced Michael Oluronbi, a Nigerian pastor, to 34 years in prison.

Oluronbi was convicted of raping some children for a period of 20 years. He was said to have committed the act during religious...

Lincoln University loses two Nigerian Professors, Iz Osayimwese and Levi Nwachuku

Two retired professors of Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Iz Osayimwese of the university’s Business & Economics department and Levi Akalazu Nwachuku of the History department died after some illness on February 22 and 28 respectively.

Cynthia Erivo's facial expression brought intensity to "Harriet" says makeup artist Angie Wells

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

It tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes and has received several accolades including 10 NAACP Image Awards nominations. For award-winning makeup...

Humor and action brilliantly collide in ‘Bad Boys for Life’

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

25 years after “Bad Boys,” 17 years after “Bad Boys II,” Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back for one last ride in “Bad Boys for Life,” a movie which doesn’t disappoint. Though so many years have passed, Smith and Lawrence, who play...