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The boom in Africa's music industry continues

Demand for homegrown contemporary music is sweeping Africa and driving a creative boom in the continent’s thriving music industry.

Welcome to Nollywood

Hurray for Nollywood

Nigerian cinema may be little known outside of Africa, but the country’s homegrown movie business, called Nollywood, produces about 1,000 films a year — a cinematic output that eclipses Hollywood’s and is second only to India’s Bollywood