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Will new digital platforms in Nigeria rescue Nollywood?

Nigeria's film industry, otherwise known as Nollywood, is now worth $5bn (£3.1bn), churning out up to 50 films a week.

Most of these movies are sold straight to DVD and filmmakers struggle to make a profit.

But with improved internet connections, digital platforms now present better money-making opportunities for Nollywood.

Tom Oladipo reports for Africa Business Report.

  • 03 Oct 2014
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