We had earlier announced Afrinolly’s celebration of its 1 million download mark in August 2012. Fans Connect Online, developers of Afrinolly have announced that the app has crossed the 2 million app download mark.
According to Fans Connect Online, “since September 2011, Afrinolly have seen a progressive growth rate in terms of downloads across Africa. Nigeria has the largest share of download with over 70%, Ghana, South-Africa and other African countries follow, USA, UK, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and India make up majority of the rest.”
Afrinolly launched the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition last year; a unique, innovative and youth-focused competition, with singular concentration on the next generation of African film makers. The Competition is designed to expand the conversations on issues about the African continent by Africans, motivate and reward young and emerging filmmakers who exhibit exceptional narrative skills using short movies and documentary as a medium.
The competition recently announced its shortlist of short films. You can check it out here.