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The Game of Thrones season eight finale has not even aired yet … and fans are already requesting a makeover of the concluding season. What at first seemed like petty online remarks have grown into an enraged petition from the show’s viewers, intent on registering displeasure with the turn of events in the show.

In the fast-paced, super-competitive creative bubble we know as Hollywood, there are many black celebrities on the rise. Most film fans assume that these stars are black Americans but in fact there are ever-increasing numbers of top names in the US film industry who are African-born or African by descent. And a good number of these screen whizzes are blazing the Hollywood trail, many of them bagging awards while they’re at it.

Abla Dzifa Gomashie, the former Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Arts, has said that the progress in the arts has not moved in the pace she expected.

Fespaco, an acronym in French for “Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou”, is an eight-day event held every two years. This year Fespaco makes a big return as it turns 50. The festival opened on February 23 and will close on March 2 in Ouagadougou.

Kumawood star and musician Kwadwo Nkansah, popularly known as Lil Win, who says he has no regrets investing in the gold dealership Menzgold, has disclosed that he will still invest in the company if it bounces back.