EbonyLife TV has announce the launch of their brand new feature show, Hello Africa. Hello Africa is the latest addition to EbonyLife TV’s selection of black entertainment and lifestyle programming. It will offer interviews with inspirational, successful African celebrities.
Hello Africa is produced and hosted by Eunice Omole, who is herself an African in the diaspora and alumna of the prestigious ivy-league Columbia University, School of Journalism. She recently joined EbonyLife TV as Chief Strategy Officer, following in the footsteps of Mo Abudu, who hosts Moments with Mo and is the Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife TV. During the first season of Hello Africa, Omole is slated to interview guests such as AKON, Marcus Samuelsson, Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim, Femi Kuti, Florence ‘DJ Cuppy’ Otedola, Ivan Kagame, Kevin Olusola, Peres Owino, and more.
With guests ranging from accomplished actors to musical standouts, Hello Africa will offer human interest stories and discussion topics in areas such as politics, fashion, business, news, and more. Each 30-minute episode of Hello Africa will highlight inspirational, successful Africans in African communities around the world. EbonyLife TV is Africa’s first global black entertainment and lifestyle network, offering more than 1000 hours of premium, authentic Anglo-African entertainment programming each year.
According to Host Eunice Omole, “Hello Africa seeks to tell the quintessential African story through industrious, enterprising and brilliant minds that are proud of their heritage and determined to change the misconceptions of Africa and Africans around the world.”
EbonyLife TV is available via the DStv platform in 49 African countries, including South Africa and countries in Southern Africa. The channel is ranked as the most-watched channel within its demographic, youth and women ages 18 to 34. Each year, EbonyLife TV offers more than 1000 hours of original, quality Anglo-African entertainment programming. Eighty percent of content offered by EbonyLife TV is exclusive to the channel, making it the largest self-owned library in Africa.
Current programming offered by EbonyLife TV includes homegrown shows in the areas of music, lifestyle, drama, film, talk, comedy, reality, sports, and more. Current programming includes The Spot, EL Now, EL Reports, The Filmhouse, Married to the Game, Ay’s Crib, Oasis, and more.
EbonyLife TV is pleased to announce the official launch of Hello Africa and looks forward to offering exciting, engaging, and entertaining straight-talk interviews with African-rooted celebrity guests. “Tune into what’s going on with Africans in the diaspora as we celebrate, connect, and entertain with the latest in politics, fashion, business, news, celebrities, and more,” Omole said.
Hello Africa will air its first episode on June 11, 2016, on EbonyLife TV. Showtimes for Hello Africa are: Saturdays 8:30PM WAT/9:30PM CAT, Sundays 7:30PM WAT/8:30PM CAT, Tuesdays 9:30PM WAT/10:30PM CAT. – PRNewswire