It was a long night of fun, camaraderie, swashbuckling on Saturday June 24, 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda when Africa Movie Academy Awards hosted Rwadan Celebrities, business executives and their Nigerian counterparts during the 2017 AMAA Nominees party in the East Africa Country.
Vaya, a film directed by Akin Omotoso, a Nigerian living in South Africa and a South African production has been nominated in ten categories for the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2017.
The AMAA 2017 Nominations were announced by the President of the AMAA Jury, Mr Bernie Goldblatt at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Lagos state government has said it intends to make the 2017 Africa Movie Academy Awards the best in history. Steve Ayorinde, the commissioner for information and strategy, made the statement at the AMAA 2017 Sponsors' Night, held in Lagos. By Murtala Abubakar
RwandAir, Rwanda Development Board and Radisson Blu are partnering with the organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards to host the Nomination Night in Kigali.
The Nigerian Film industry has taken another step towards becoming one of the world's most important film industry's, with 'The Wedding Party' a Romantic Comedy starring Adesua Etomi & Banky W, taking $1.5m (N454m) at the Nigerian box office. By Dapo Oshiyemi
Delta Air Lines has concluded arrangements to bring Nollywood to the skies with Nigerian-made movies on board its flights. The genre is being rolled out across Delta's inflight entertainment system Delta Studio and will be complete in April. By Nthony Awunor
MultiChoice Nigeria has clarified its decision to move the Big Brother Nigeria house and film season two of the show in South Africa, which was met with a barrage of questions from 'unhappy' viewers in Nigeria. Kyle Zeeman
Opinions have been divided between those who see nothing wrong with it; who point out the poor infrastructure of Nigeria, and incessant power cuts, unprofessional crews and potential lack of quality production had the decision been made to film in Nigeria.