Africa

Nollywood stars support Ini Edo for her maiden movie premiere (photos)

“I’ll Take My Chances“, a new movie starring Ini Edo and Bryan Okwara premiered in Uyo, a south western state in Nigeria over the weekend. The event created massive buzz in the “Land of Promise”! The stars come out in full force and the Governor of Akwa Ibom in Nigeria, Godswill Akpabio supported the event […]

Nollywood

Tonto Dike faces sanctions in Ghollywood

For daring star-actor Van Vicker, the Ghanaian movie directors are threatening to sanction actress Tonto Dike should she eventually fail to apologise to the former as soon as possible. The movie directors are compelling the actress to apologise to Vicker or she should forget about participating in any movie production in Ghana. According to a […]

Celebrity

Obama’s U.N speech boosts rating in Israel

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: U.S. President Barack Obama’s popularity has risen sharply in Israel after he spoke out forcibly against a Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations last week, according to a poll published by the Jerusalem Post Wednesday. The poll, in the Jerusalem Post newspaper, showed that 56 percent of respondents consider the Obama administration’s […]

Weird

Why Obama has turned towards Israel

President Barack Obama’s speech at the UN on Wednesday was welcomed by almost all major American Jewish organisations and billed in the media as his most pro-Israel yet. But, if you listen to the current crop of Republican presidential hopefuls, you get a rather different impression. On Tuesday, the frontrunner, Texas Governor Rick Perry, blamed […]

Europe

Has John Okafor (Mr. Ibu) benefited from his comedic movie roles?

John Okafor has become something of a hardened comedian who interprets scripts in his own way—most times to a level that critics have described as ‘hilarious imbecility’. In fact the Enugu state born actor who is popular as Mr. Ibu interprets his role so well that his teeming fans often find it difficult to draw […]