Content News - In Brief


- The African awards ceremony (ZAFAA 2010), now in its third edition, will take place at the prestigious Troxy Hall, East London on October 20, 2010. It will showcase the crème-de-la-crème of the African movie industry. Viewers and admirers should go online to vote for their favourite star or movie. Top among the nominees, which were drawn from Cameroun, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria are Private Storm and Best Honeymoon, from Nigeria and Togetherness Supreme from Kenya, in the Best Lighting category. In the Cinematography category, Andrew Mungai from Kenya, who did Togetherness Supreme, stands alongside Pindem Lot. (Champions of Our Time) and John Osemeka (Intimidator) from Nigeria. Upcoming Ghanaian movie industry (Gollywood) also won several selections.

- The popular South African music group Freshlyground has been denied permission to perform in Zimbabwe next month, after they released a music video titled 'Chicken to Change', which features a Mugabe look-a-like puppet and lyrics suggesting that it is time for him to go.