Chalk up a major win for global health: according to the World Health Organization, Africa has been free of wild cases of Polio since July. This comes down to a dedicated vaccination campaign that has advanced the continent towards zero cases.
Finally, some good news to report on the Ebola front: Nigeria and Senegal are now completely free of the disease. Here's how they contained the outbreak — and why the world needs to take notice.
The Day They Came could be the first science fiction series produced in Nigeria, and it boasts some pretty nice special effects. A man is minding his own business one day in Lagos, when giant robots and spaceships start smashing everything. Check out the first episode!
Good news, media consumer! We've hit our daily annual quota of hysterical equine pregnancy stories for 2012! Time to bust out the Alizé and salt licks!
The art of the American movie trailer has been long dead. Hollywood should crib from the playbook of the Nigerian exorcist flick Mass Destruction, which sells the living crap out of a movie that is almost assuredly unwatchable.
In the last couple years, amateur engineers from Africa have built DIY planes and helicopters out of recycled parts. These rigs look undeniably bad-ass, even if it's unclear whether they can get off the ground.
Is District 9 racist against Nigerians? The Nigerian government clearly believe so - They've stepped in to ask cinemas to stop screening the movie and are demanding an apology from Sony Pictures for the movie's "unwarranted attack" on the country.