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Director Kunle Afolayan on the set of his new movie, which will be distributed on Netflix. Photograph by Kunle Afolayan

Meet Nigeria's Nollywood, the world's second largest movie industry

Last year, data was released showing that Nollywood is a $3 billion industry. It is bigger than Hollywood by volume, and right behind India’s Bollywood.

Catherine Uju Ifejika is one of Africa's few female oil industry bosses

Nigeria's growing number of female oil bosses

The oil and gas industry is still overwhelmingly male, with surveys showing that the executive boardrooms of petroleum companies are mostly a boys’ club.

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Nollywood: The new business of African film

With Nigeria leading the way, 2014 could prove a banner year for the African film industry.