Produced by Amy Spiteri (Malta) and Ayodele Okulaja (Nigeria).
Nollywood is the Nigerian film-industry, and it is the 2nd largest film-making industry in the world. This video clip explores the Nollywood industry, its success and shortcomings, and why it is so popular not only amongst Nigerians but also other African people.
Produced by Veronika Tomanova (Czech Rep.) and Janet Faden (Nigeria)
Women working on construction sites are a common thing in Jos, Nigeria. For most of the women it started just as a quick way of making good money in order to support their family. Most of them ended up making it a fulltime job, as they have no option than to stick to it. They have been working under harsh conditions as labourers but never got promoted to Chief mason...we wanted to find out why.
South Africa is a multi-ethnic country, that has the largest economy
in the African continent. It is famous for its wine and diamonds,
vuvuzelas and the beautiful city of Cape Town. Indeed, South Africa
has ended an apartheid regime only 17 years ago; it suffers high rates
of crime and HIV. But is that all there is to know about the country?
South African and Slovak journalist decided to explore an alternative
perspective, and produced a multimedia story about one unusual topic.
This is a story about organic farming in South Africa.
Gerdi Landman is a commercial dairy farmer from the Cookhouse district
in the Eastern Cape. His "Mooimelk Cow Hotel" annually produces milk
for 300 000 people. He keeps his business competitive by using
On the other hand, Gerry and Marcella Graaf have built a life on the
"Overthere Farm" outside Richmond in KwaZulu-Natal with about 15
cattle heads handedly. The couple want to be self-sufficient and try
to grow and breed everything their family needs by themselves. Being
organic is their way of living. We tell their story by showing you the
daily life of Jean-Bapitiste Xivier, a volunteer of Willing Workers on
Organic Farms (WWOOF).
Milk we drink, yoghurt we eat, ice cream we taste, cheese we enjoy –
milk is everywhere! With this story about cows we hope to give you
more than just a glimpse in the daily lives of the different types of
dairy farmers in South Africa. We believe that by showing unique
examples of being environmentally friendly and self-sufficient can be
a positive inspiration all over the world.
The story was produced by Alani Janeke and Zuzana Limova in November
2011 for the East4South project by Deutsche Welle.
Produced by Kaidi-Kerli Kärner (Estonia) and Brian Mwale (Zambia).
his video is about how tourism contributes to environmental degradation in Zambia as the country has no recycling plant for plastics.
While tourism is a good revenue earner for the Southern African nation, lack of an effective policy on management of plastics has affected the environment. This is so as many chain stores and eating places serve people in plastic bags which end up finding themselves at dump sites where tons of plastics have accumulated. World Heritage sites like the Victoria Falls have not been spared as plastic bottles for water are all over.
The video focuses on the Estonian journalist Kaidi-Kerli Kärner who started collecting all plastics and other garbage which was accumulated during her flight and the whole time she was in Zambia.
Government, the city council, tourist body and traditional leader of the Leya people, Chief Mukuni, all added their voices to the piece.