Drinking, eating, merry-making and generally having fun are all embodied in that single group of letters "entertainment", that's not all, that "world" entertainment also involves film-making, music and other things that are designed to help humans have fun and stay happy.
In Africa when it comes to entertainments two things stand out; the movie/film industry and the music industry, as the two are the most popular and commercially profitable industry. There are heavy hitters here in this God's own continent, when I talk about heavy hitters I mean those countries that have robust entertainment industry here in Africa.
This list is accurate to the best of my knowledge as everybody will agree that this countries listed here are the top countries in entertainment in Africa. Note though there are many facets of entertainment we are dealing mainly with the two popular ones, in a sense this may be titled top film/movie and music entertainment countries in Africa. Countries that are top are...
List of Top African Countries in Entertainment
1. Country : Nigeria
Location : Western
Entertainment Focus* (EF): Nollywood (film making) Naija music (music)
Main industries : Oil and Gas, Telecoms Nigeria is difinitly the giant of this great continent when it comes to entertainment, their movies are every where in Africa, many countries like Niger, Kenya, Bostwana, Namibia, Ethopia, can boast of a Nigerian presence either through films or music or even both. To sum it up you can see their movies in the smallest city of Ghana and the biggest city in South Africa. Their music too is not left out as artist like P.square, D'banji, 2face are household names in many African countries and beyond.
2. Country : South Africa
Location : Southern Africa
EP: Film/movies, Music and Tourism.
Main industry (s) : Mining, manufacturing, Telecoms South Africa is slightly ahead of the Ghana in this list as they make money from their industry more than the other West African country. SA has top notch studio for making musics and movies, infact when it comes to quality South Africa is your best bet in Africa. Paytv companies like multi-choice's Dstv are in the fore front of beeming SA films and music live to many parts of the world.
3. Country : Ghana
Location : West Africa
EF : Goliwood and Music
Main Industry : Mining Ghana the Gold coast as it was formally known are gradually but steadly making their presence known entertainment wise, some one like veterian Nollywood actor Van Vicker helped unlock the floodgates so that other Ghanian actors and actress will come in, in effect learning from Nollywood and building Goliwood. Songs like Azonto by Fuse Odg helped opened the gates even futher to let the whole continent know that yes Ghana has arrived.