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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence among professionals working in, or non-African professionals who have contributed to, the African film industry.
AllAfrica.com is a website that aggregates news produced primarily on the African continent about all areas of African life, politics, issues and culture.
Arugba is a 2008 film.
Battle of the Souls is a 2007 supernatural Ugandan thriller directed by Matt Bish.
Bayelsa is a state in southern Nigeria in the core Niger Delta region, between Delta State and Rivers State.
Eberechukwu Nwizu better known as Bhaira Mcwizu or Bayray McNwizu is a Nigerian actress.
Danny Lebern Glover (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
For the Best and for the Onion (Pour le meilleur et pour l'oignon) is a 2008 Nigerien documentary film about onion farmers in Galmi, Niger, written and directed by Sani Elhadj Magori.
Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director.
From a Whisper is a Kenyan drama film written and directed by African Movie Academy Award winner Wanuri Kahiu.
Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde (popularly known as Funke Akindele, born August 24, 1977, in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actress.
Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.
Gugu and Andile is a 2008 South African drama film directed by Minky Schlesinger, and starring Daphney Hlomuka, Neil McCarthy & Lungelo Dhladhla.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Ibibio (proper) is the native language of the Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, belonging to the Ibibio-Efik dialect cluster of the Cross River languages.
Izu Ojukwu is a Nigerian film director.
Jenifa is a 2008 Nigerian comedy-drama film starring Funke Akindele.
Joel Okuyo Atiku Prynce is a Ugandan actor, model, photographer and lecturer at Uganda Christian University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration (BSWSA) plus Makerere University, the Best Two Campuses in Uganda.
Kate Henshaw, also credited as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall (born 19 July 1971), is a Nigerian actress.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Cameroon is home to nearly 250 languages.
Majid Michel (22 September 1980) is a Ghanaian actor.
Malcolm's Echo: The Legacy of Malcolm X is a 2008 American documentary by Dami Akinnusi about the legacy of Malcolm X.
Matt Bish (born 15 May 1975), also known as Matthew Bishanga, is a Ugandan filmmaker and the Creative Director at Bish Films.
Mike Ezuruonye is a Nigerian actor.
Nadia Buari (born 21 November 1982) is a Ghanaian actress.
Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.
Nollywood is a sobriquet that originally referred to the Nigerian film industry.
Nse Ikpe-Etim (born 1974) is a Nigerian actress.
Ouagadougou (Mossi) is the capital of Burkina Faso and the administrative, communications, cultural, and economic centre of the nation.
The Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou or FESPACO) is a film festival in Burkina Faso, held biennially in Ouagadougou, where the organization is based.
Reloaded is a 2009 Nigerian romantic drama film directed by Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen & Ikechukwu Onyeka, starring Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Desmond Elliot, Stephanie Okereke, Ini Edo and Nse Ikpe Etim.
Richard Mofe-Damijo (popularly known as RMD, born 6 July 1961) is a Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Stella Damasus (born April 24, 1978) is a Nigerian actress and singer.
Stephanie Linus (born Stephanie Onyekachi Okereke; 2 October 1982) is a Nigerian actress, film director and model.
Through the Glass is a 2008 American-Nigerian comedy film, written, directed and produced by Stephanie Okereke.
Timipre Sylva (born July 7, 1964) was the Governor of Bayelsa State in southern Nigeria.
Tunde Kelani (born 26 February 1948), popularly known as TK, is a Nigerian filmmaker, storyteller, director, photographer, cinematographer and producer.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.
Wanuri Kahiu is a Kenyan film director, producer, and author.
Xhosa (Xhosa: isiXhosa) is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants ("Xhosa" begins with a click) and one of the official languages of South Africa.
Yenagoa is a Local Government Area in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Yoruba (Yor. èdè Yorùbá) is a language spoken in West Africa.
Zulu (Zulu: isiZulu) is the language of the Zulu people, with about 10 million speakers, the vast majority (over 95%) of whom live in South Africa.
The year 2008 involved many major movie events.