Television of Thursday, 29 April 2010
Source: Ameyaw Debrah
Ghana Music Awards (Ghana)
The Ghana Music Awards rolled out the red carpet to honour some of the deserving local musicians. This prestigious award evening was dedicated to the recognition of those whose lives are committed to providing the public with entertainment, either on the stage, or through their published music across all genres.
Anita meets Ange Fadouh the singer (Paris)
Born in Cameroon and raised in the environs of Paris by a family rooted in its traditions, the charismatic Ange Fandoh is the fruit of a tree whose seeds have been sown in African traditions and French culture, and in the influences of American music brought over by the tide. Anita met up with Ange in Paris, to learn more about French music.
Bode Pedro, Owner of Veda Computers (Nigeria)
IK met up with Adegboyega Pedro, fondly known as “Mr Technology”. He is the founder, chief executive officer and chief technical officer of VEDA. He started the company with an unprecedented vision, to inspire the growth and development of computer technology in Africa through cutting-edge innovation and excellent solutions. VEDA is a 100% Nigerian company. Tune in to find out more about this inspiring businessman
Don Cheadle & Wesley snipes (Brooklyn’s finest)
Don Cheadle and Wesley Snipes are two immediately recognizable modern day action stars. They’ve gotten together for the movie, “Brooklyn’s Finest”, and took some time out to show us why they are two of Hollywood’s finest!
Enugu State Festival (Nigeria)
Enugu in Nigeria has just celebrated its centenary – a grand old age! Within those 100 years, the place better known as the Coal city has served as a political capital to several governments. To mark the celebrations, people from all the states got together for a five day cultural fiesta, and the Enugu Queen of the Centenary brought together some of the country’s most impressive, beautiful and interesting women. Studio 53 celebrated with the locals!
Ranx Cameroonian businessman (London)
Fareed was in London recently and got an opportunity to meet with Cameroonian businessman Ranx and his partners. These successful businessmen have created a relaxed and contemporary studio venue in London city centre, a creative environment in which talented individuals can expand their horizons.
Apolline Traore, Burkina Faso based film director (Burkina Faso)
Born in Ouagadougou in 1976, Burkina Faso-based filmmaker Apolline Traore travelled the world with her father, eventually opting to study and work in the US. She learned her craft as a director and screenwriter working on small independent films in LA, before returning home to make films about her home continent. Anita met up with Apolline to find out more about her career in film making.
Rum museum and cocktails (Cuba)
Over the last few years, rum cocktails, such as the Mojito, have become the drinks to be seen sipping, no matter where in the world you are! It really doesn’t get cooler than catching a caipirinha in the place most readily associated with this extraordinary spirit, Cuba. Lebo had a fabulous time in Cuba, finding out more about different cocktails.