Andrew Dosunmu is one of the coolest Nigerian independent filmmakers. His latest film, Restless City, tells the story of young, nomadic Senegalese immigrant, Djbirl (played by Sy Alassane), an aspiring musician, struggling to survive on the fringes of New York City. When he falls in love with a prostitute (Jamaican-born model/actress Nicole Grey) who works for the local loan shark. This is a story of love and survival with some amazing photography!
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Famed author Chinua Achebe on the Occupy Nigeria strikes
In an interview, Nigeria’s premier novelist Chinua Achebe says that corruption is the root of the current fuel-strikes crisis, and that the only way to set Nigeria on a democratic path is for Nigerians to select better leaders, and to punish those who “steal from the state.”
Professor Chinua Achebe currently teaches at Brown University as the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies. He is the author of the globally acclaimed novels ”Things Fall Apart”, “A Man of the People”,” Arrow of God” and “Anthills of the Savannah”.
Shrinkfish Animation are an animation studio housed in Abuja, Nigeria. They specialize in the animation and media industry in Africa. This small studio has swept up numerous awards internationally.
This short is entitled “Footy My Love,” an abstract observation of a young professional female football player as she lives her own conviction of her identity, passion and priorities.
Deforestation: Nigeria Ranked Worst in the World. But the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) stressed that there was still hope for the country, unless it starts paying urgent and serious attention to nature. The Project Director, IITA, Mr. John Peacock, explained that over 90 per cent of Nigeria’s forest has been lost as a result of deforestation.
Problem is that in poor rural areas of the world, where finding clean drinking water may sometimes be a challenge, deforestation is not the most important topic for day to day survival and well being.
Africa’s INYE tablet bridges digital divide — The Encipher INYE tablet is a 7inch tablet device which runs Google Android 2.1 and allows users to access the Internet, watch movies and listen to music. The INYE tablet is developed by the Encipher Group, based in Lagos, Nigeria.