Thursday, 30th November 2023


19 Nov
In this short—but informative—conversation, Ramond A. Anyiam-Osigwe (a Brother to the Founder) explains, to J.K. Obatala, the inner working of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) ceremony.
31 Oct
The 19th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place on Sunday, October 29, and it was a memorable night for attendees and winners. The event was hosted at the Balmoral Convention Centre in Lagos, with hosts Nancy Isime, Rahama Sadau, and Richard Ato Turkson. Notable winners included Tobi Bakre and Nse Ikpe Etim from Nigeria,…
28 Oct
Nigeria got five spots on the award slate of the 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in the best actor and actress in a leading role category.
25 Oct
Veteran actress Nancy Isime along with two others will host the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2023, which is also its 19th edition in Lagos, Nigeria.  Jimmy Jean-Louis will join numerous film practitioners from around the world, as well as dignitaries like the executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and Lagos State commissioner for…
24 Oct
Renowned Haitian actor and filmmaker, Jimmy Jean-Louis has been confirmed to attend the 19th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards in Lagos, Nigeria, organisers of the awards have said. A member of the board of AMAA, Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe, who disclosed this on Tuesday, October 24, said the popular actor will be attending the event…
23 Sep
The board of the Africa Film Academy (AFA), the organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA, have announced the nominees for the 2023 edition of the continental awards ceremony. The board represented by Mr. Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe and the AMAA...
5 Mar
The documentary film, No U-Turn, by Nigerian filmmaker, Ike Nnaebue, has won the ECOWAS Prize for the Best Film on West African Integration at the 28th edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
26 Feb
Good Start For 2023 FESPACO The 28th edition of Festival of Pan African Cinema in Ouagadougou, otherwise called FESPACO, began yesterday with the official opening ceremony and screening of Bravo Burkina, a film by Nigerian born filmmaker Wale Oyejide. The festival, which runs till March 4, will have 15 feature films take part in the…
15 Jan
The AMAA is celebrating its 18th edition in the next few weeks. The founder, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, is upbeat about its celebration. She says the journey has been an interesting one...
12 Jan
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has mourned founder/Chief Executive Officer of African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, saying she was a strong and positive force in Nigeria’s creative industry.
10 Jan
The family of Nigerian filmmakers and founder of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Peace Anyiam-Osigwe has announced her passage.


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Popular bubble tea chain Yan Xi Tang has launched a Relief Tea Series, which features two drinks that are specifically designed to help ease menstrual discomfort. The drinks, the Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Milk Tea and Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Infusion, are both served warm and contain ingredients like ginger, red dates, and brown sugar,…
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Super Falcons of Nigeria thrash Cape Verde 5-0 in the 2024 WAFCON second round, first leg qualifier at the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja on Thursday.
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The UN climate conference opened Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels as scepticism swirls over the oil-rich United Arab Emirates hosting the talks. The two-week-long negotiations in a vast exhibition venue in Dubai come at a pivotal moment, with emissions still climbing and the UN…
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HONG KONG SAR, 30 November 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Hantec, a leading global financial services provider, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of a new license from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Seychelles. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Hantec’s mission to broaden its global reach and further solidify its position…
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Israel and Hamas extended their truce by another day on Thursday as Washington's top diplomat arrived to urge a more lasting break in the devastating conflict. The warring parties have agreed a pause in fighting to allow time for the militant group to release Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But international pressure is…
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The Hon. Minister of Works, Engr Dave Umahi, has disclosed that his ministry has received express approval from the presidency to commence federal roads construction/rehabilitation in Kogi State. He also outlined the modalities being explored to expedite the works without delay. Umahi spoke during a visit to him by the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency…
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China on Thursday hailed the late Henry Kissinger as an "old friend", paying tribute to a diplomat central to establishing ties between Beijing and Washington. Kissinger, a former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. The diplomat, who…
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The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.
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The Lagos State Government took enforcement action on Thursday against street hawkers and handcart pushers in different areas of the state.
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China is not likely to consider a major invasion of Taiwan for now due to domestic challenges, the island's president Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday, although Beijing is trying to sway its upcoming election. "I think the Chinese leadership at this juncture is overwhelmed by its internal challenges," Tsai told the 2023 DealBook Summit in New…