The Makutano Junction Project

"Makutano Junction" is a gripping Kenyan produced TV soap opera which currently attracts over seven million viewers in Kenya alone. It aims both to entertain and educate English-speaking African audiences. Set in a fictional Kenyan village, it follows the loves and lives of a colourful cast; romance, comedy, corruption, tragedy— it’s all in there! Thanks to funding from DFID, the producers of Makutano Junction, Mediae, have teamed up with Just Ideas, DECs and teachers across the UK to devise innovative teaching materials which help (teachers) develop the Global Dimension across the … [Read more...]

Motherland

Motherland (Enat Hager) is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent. From the glory and majesty of Africa’s past through its complex and present history. Motherland looks unflinchingly toward a positive Pan-African future. With breathtaking cinematography and a fluid soundtrack sculpted by Sona Jobarteh, Motherland is a beautiful illustration of global African diversity and unity. … [Read more...]