Central Africa News

Nutanix Appoints New Regional Sales Director Sub-Saharan Africa
Nutanix has appointed Rowen Grierson as regional sales director for Sub-Saharan Africa. Grierson succeeds Paul Ruinaard who has left to pursue personal interests. A seasoned professional, Grierson was formerly the regional sales director for the West, East and Central Africa regions, and with his new appointment will now add the Southern Africa territory to what […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 1/29/21 7:30 AM
Official Trailer for Dan Moss' Hallucinatory 'Imperial Blue' Set in Africa
"Prophecy comes at a price..." Port Royal Film has released an official trailer for an indie titled Imperial Blue, from British filmmaker Dan Moss. Nicolas Fagerberg stars as Hugo Winter, a roguish American drug smuggler, who travels to Uganda in an attempt to export a large amount of Bulu, a sacred herb that grants the user visions of their future. Upon arriving in Kampala, he soon discovers that his only means of achieving this is through two sisters with competing agendas, born-again Kisakye & rebellious Angela, who come from the remote village of Makaana where the Bulu is grown. Described as a "trip Philip K. Dick might have taken" and a "reality-bending thriller that travels across three continents before landing in the forests of central Africa." Shot with a local cast and crew, Dan Moss' hallucinatory feature film meets the spectre of colonialism head on. That sounds good! And all the footage is mesmerizing. I'm very curious about this film. Here's ... www.firstshowing.net | 12/2/20 6:32 PM
MTN Nigeria Appoints New CEO
MTN Group has appointed Karl Toriola, current VP for MTN Group’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, as the new CEO of MTN Nigeria – effective 1 March 2021. Toriola will take over as MTN Nigeria CEO from Ferdi Moolman, who has served MTN Nigeria with distinction in this role for the past five years. […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 10/26/20 9:30 AM
Leopold II: Belgium 'wakes up' to its bloody colonial past
Campaigners want statues of King Leopold II, who killed millions in Central Africa, to be removed. www.bbc.co.uk | 6/12/20 11:22 PM