VIDEO: The Stream discusses the spate of attacks on Africans in India

“They see us as cannibals; they see us as prostitutes; they see us as drug addicts,” says Mina Wumbey, a Ghanaian student in Hyderabad, referring to how she feels stereotyped as an African in India. Wumbey told The Stream that not all Indians are racist, but in her experience “the majority” are.   “If you……

Al Jazeera highlight: ‘Julius vs The ANC’

On 26 April 2017, Julius vs the ANC will broadcast South Africa’s political turmoil to more than 310 million households in over 100 countries.   Starting with the police killing of 34 striking mineworkers at Marikana in 2012, Rehad Desai’s authored documentary condenses five years of volatile South African politics into 48 disturbing minutes. From……

EGYPT: Detention of Al Jazeera journalist renewed for the 5th time

The detention of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein has been renewed for a fifth time by authorities in Egypt to the consternation of family, friends and colleagues of the pen pusher. Recent video footage of Hussein outside an Egyptian courthouse shows that he has lost weight and looks exhausted due to harsh conditions in detention….

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Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera journalist

The detention of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein has now been extended by Egyptian authorities by 15 days pending investigation to the dismay of friends, colleagues and family members of the detained pen-pusher. Egypt’s interior ministry had earlier accused Hussein of “incitement against state institutions and broadcasting false news with the aim of spreading chaos”….

Nollywood Spreading Audience, stands out at Toronto film festival

Scene from the CEO, Wole Ojo and Morrocan Actress Fatym Layachi(PHOTO: MGAfrica.com) Spreading its audience scope, the Nigerian film industry lights the screen at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Nigerian film industry is second only to India’s Bollywood in terms of the number of films produced, which is estimated at around 200 a month,…