Niger: ‘Real TV’ Fights Violence with Glitz & Glamor – Nollywood’s Jeta Amata

Niger: ‘Real TV’ Fights Violence with Glitz & Glamor – Nollywood’s Jeta Amata

[allAfrica]Washington, DC -Conflict related to Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria captures headlines, but another region of Africa’s most populous nation also grapples with unrest. Since the 1990s, violence has plagued the Niger River Delta, which includes nine southern states, including the three leading oil producers – Rivers, Delta and Baylesa. A widely acclaimed 2012 film, Black November – Struggle for the Niger Delta , documented the region’s economic inequality and grinding poverty alongside the vast wealth produced by oil …read more

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