Best Africa documentaries the Western media won't show you

RTD’s Africa documentaries chronicle human struggles and triumphs in the world’s most troubled continent. From a ballet school in Rwanda and a granny ‘fight club’ in Kenya, to bleaching beauties in Senegal and dapper dandies in Congo, you’ll find some things that might surprise you.

Africa documentaries
A still from Hunting Boko Haram

RTD’s Africa documentaries also look at some of the conflicts plaguing the continent, from the civil war in Sudan to a decades-old territorial dispute over Western Sahara. Or, you can also check out Nigeria’s version of Hollywood – Nollywood. You can also examine the fierce struggle over Africa’s resources, from fish off its coasts to minerals in its mountains.