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National Geographic Celebrates Women of impact this March

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National Geographic celebrates Women of impact this March. They live among primates in the jungle, dive the oceans for clues to the health of our planet, uncover our human origins in African caves and test new technologies in outer space. They break glass ceilings in newsrooms, boardrooms, courtrooms and classrooms. National Geographic’s brand initiative for 2020, Women of Impact, will showcase history-making and boundary-breaking women whose stories create a stunning portrait of their past, present and future impact on our world.

Oscar® -nominated documentary feature The Cave will premiere on National Geographic channel (DSTV 181) on Sunday 8 March at 7pm, on International Women’s Day, marking the start of the channel’s Women of Impact celebration. The Cave unveils the harrowing true story of an underground hospital in war-torn Syria and the inspirational female doctor running it. Thereafter, each Sunday night until South African Women’s Day (9 August 2020), will play host to more stories of remarkable, diverse, brave and heroic women, from Jane Goodall, to Diana, Princess of Wales, Amelia Earhart and many more.

This stunt will culminate in the third instalment of National Geographic’s Emmy award-winning anthology series, Genius, which will showcase the legendary Aretha Franklin. Oscar® -nominated Cynthia Erivo will play the lead role in the first-ever, definitive scripted limited series on the life of the universally acclaimed queen of soul, in Genius: Aretha.

“The Cave’s 2020 Oscar® nomination for best Documentary Feature is an exciting moment for us, as it further shines a light on the remarkable work done by Dr Amani in war-torn Syria. I could think of no better way to start our Women of Impact campaign, that showcases so many prolific women across the globe.” said Evert van der Veer, Vice President, Media Networks, The Walt Disney Company Africa.

From Oscar-nominated director Feras Fayyad (“Last Men in Aleppo”) comes The Cave, a stirring portrait of courage, resilience and female solidarity. For besieged civilians in war-torn Syria, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave, where paediatrician and managing physician Dr Amani Ballour and her colleagues Samaher and Dr Alaa have claimed their right to work as equals alongside their male counterparts, doing their jobs in a way that would be unthinkable in the oppressively patriarchal culture that exists above

Women of Impact (documentary)

Sunday 15 March at 7pm

It all starts with one question: How will you make the world a better place? From household names to rising stars, meet the women who are changing our world. The groundbreaking documentary Women of Impact features interviews with more than 40 boundary-breaking, history-making women including Sylvia Earle, Melinda Gates, Rae Wynn-Grant, Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Jane Goodall, Dian Vossey, Jacinda Ardern and Beverly Joubert.

Katie’s new face

Sunday 22 March at 7pm

This short film is difficult to look at. Yet we are asking you to go on the remarkable journey of how a young woman received a face transplant because it reveals something profound about our humanity. Katie Stubblefield lost her face when she was 18. When she was 21, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio gave her a new one.

Diana: In her own words

Sunday 29 March at 7pm

In 1991, inside London’s Kensington Palace, Diana, Princess of Wales, participated in a series of secret interviews, recorded with her permission by a close friend on behalf of journalist Andrew Morton. Morton was writing a book about Diana’s life to reveal what life was really like for the most photographed woman in the world. The public was unaware that Diana, Princess of Wales’, marriage to HRH Prince of Wales was at a crisis point. Now, National Geographic Documentary Films reveals Diana’s thoughts and feelings at a very specific point in her life, presenting one side of a very complicated story, her side. Entirely in her voice, with no interviews, most of these unique recordings have never been broadcast before.

Tarini

Sunday 19 April at 7pm

Tarini is the story of 6 young women in one small sailboat out to conquer three oceans on their bid to circumnavigate the world. It’s a trip of a lifetime. The girls will be out at sea for over 200 days before they return home and touch land just 4 times. That was the plan. But the oceans and the winds had other plans for the young naval women. The film spans their journey around the world, the challenges faced and celebrates the spirit of these 6 brave women.

Jane Goodall: The Hope

Sunday 26 March at 6pm

The next chapter of Dr Jane Goodall’s life’s work unfolds in Jane Goodall: The Hope. The two-hour documentary special will take viewers through chapters of Dr Goodall’s journey in the 60 sixty years since her groundbreaking discoveries in Gombe researching wild chimpanzees, including her activism, creation of her non-profit organization, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and Roots & Shoots youth program, along with her current efforts to inspire the next generation.

 

Viking Warrior Women

Sunday 31 May at 7pm

Viking Warrior Women explores new discoveries that challenge everything we thought we knew and showcases how cutting-edge science and technology have revealed evidence that elite viking warrior women lived and fought more than a thousand years ago.

Expedition Amelia

Sunday 7 June at 7pm

Expedition Amelia follows National Geographic explorer Bob Ballard’s quest to solve one of the most enduring mysteries of all time the loss of another famed explorer, Amelia Earhart. Along the way, it also tells the extraordinary and often overlooked story of Amelia herself a record breaker and tireless advocate for women’s rights, a hundred years ahead of her time.

Genius: Aretha

Premieres with a double bill of episodes 1 and 2 on Sunday 14 June at 6pm, thereafter one episode per week, on Sundays at 7pm until Sunday 9 August.

Oscar nominee, Cynthia Erivo will star as Aretha Franklin in the next instalment of the Emmy-winning global anthology series Genius: Aretha. This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorised scripted limited series on the life of the universally acclaimed Queen of Soul. Genius dramatises the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators, exploring their extraordinary achievements along with their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. The third season of the anthology series will explore Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world.

National Geographic’s Women of Impact starts Sunday 8 March at 7pm on DStv, Channel 181.

 

 

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Kwaku Manu ready to host Onua TV’s Odo Fever Season 2

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GHANAIAN actor and Kumawood superstar, Kwaku Manu will host the second season of the smash dating show “Odo Fever” on the Media General owned and operated television station Onua TV.

The station has announced that the much awaited season 2 of the relationship and dating show will take off from Saturday October 16, 2021 at a launch that would feature some of the top celebrities and music artistes.

The show which will run on the popular local language television channel will see Kwaku Manu interacting with potential seekers of love on national television with the intention of creating a match for a date over the next eleven weeks.

“Imagine trying to pick someone you have not seen physically except you have heard her voice and seen her silhouette in a transparent box,” Kwaku Manu noted. “There will also be a lot of good music, dance galore and a lot of jokes to spice up your Saturday evenings.”

Kwaku Manu said he was very confident that the audience would love what would be his great performance as host of the new “Odo Fever”, but even more so they will love the new twist that has been added to make the show very exciting.

 The first season of “Odo Fever” saw two men competing over three months’ period to eliminate each other to choose one out of ten ladies eventually to go on a date and possibly get into a relationship. At the end it was Kontomire who stayed to the end and chose Shattiah out of the remaining ladies in the competition to go on a trip and to receive many prizes available for the winners.

“It was the first time the show was airing and it proved to be a good one for the channel that was barely one-year-old at the time,” said Francis Doku, General Manager of MGTV at Media General.

“This time we are adding a new twist to “Odo Fever” that would wow viewers of Onua TV. Can you imagine falling in love with just a voice, a silhouette or someone you cannot see but only had a conversation with? This and many other attractions are the twists and turns that would define the second season of “Odo Fever,” Doku noted.

To make the show even more engaging, entertaining and exciting is the addition of the funny actor and comedian Kwaku Manu as the host of the show with the view of him bringing his process in the industry to drive up the entertainment value of the show.

“Everybody knows how good Kwaku Man is and we are very hopeful that adding him to the show as the presenter would ensure that he brings his very respectable experience in acting to bear on making the second season even more exciting,” Doku said.

The launch of the new season of “Odo Fever” will take place from 8pm on Saturday 16th October, 2021 and will air every Saturday from 9pm and repeated on Friday at 9pm on Onua TV.

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Kennedy Agyapong, Selorm Adadevoh, Adjetey Anang & more share career advice in new show Time with HR

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Their stories like you’ve never heard them before, now on Showmax

What does it take to have a successful career in Ghana? Join 12 notable Ghanaian professionals as they share their journeys to the top in Time with HR.

Now streaming on Showmax, Time with HR is a brand-new 13-part talk show that follows Human Resources director Yasmin Boama as she interviews high-profile personalities from different industries in Ghana on career development, sustainability and progression.

Armed with years of experience, these guests share the entrepreneurial skills, life lessons and tips that have shaped their careers, their success stories, their failures and regrets.

In episode 1, we meet ace actor Adjetey Anang, who shares insight on career longevity using his exemplary acting journey. He also sheds light on how to build a career legacy. In his own words, he gets to speak about “things he’s never spoken about before.”

During his sit-down with Boama, Anang reveals, “Every role for me is A, and I need to really bring out my best. That’s not to say that I’ve always brought my best game to every production. There are productions that I might take part in and I feel like I could have done way better.”

We also get to hear more from Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong, who shares his journey on how he started as a hawker and went on to build an empire, the challenges he’s faced along the way, his ultimate regret, career tips and more.

Offering more business insight is former CEO of Jumia Ghana, Diana Owusu-Kyereko, who speaks about maximising business growth and accelerating your career, and Selorm Adadevoh, CEO of MTN Ghana, who provides a guide on how to ascend the career ladder.

Other personalities featured on Time with HR include singer-songwriter Adina Thembi; Ghanaian fashion designer and founder of Chocolate Clothing, Kwaku Bediako; one of Ghana’s finest broadcasters, actress Anita Erskin; the CEO and organiser of Miss Ghana Beauty Pageant, Inna Patty; renowned entertainment and lifestyle blogger Ameyaw Debrah; Ken Agyapong Jr, co-founder of one of Ghana’s biggest art festivals, Afrochella; and beauty guru and brand owner of SO Aesthetics, Sacha Okoh.

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T20 World Cup – All 45 matches live and all on a dedicated SuperSport 24-hour channel

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24-Hour World-Class cricket action is what awaits viewers when SuperSport’s coverage of the T20 World Cup, taking place in the UAE and Oman, begins on Sunday and continues until the final on Sunday 14 November.

Commentators for the World Cup include many of cricket’s biggest names, among them Dale Steyn, Dinesh Karthik, Michael Atherton, Wasim Akram, Ian Bishop and Shane Watson. SuperSport’s in-studio analysts read like a Who’s Who of local cricket with Shaun Pollock, Eric Simons, Morne van Wyk, Kruger van Wyk, Neil McKenzie, Paul Harris, Geoff Toyana and Robin Peterson adding their expertise to the mix.

There will be preview and review shows for all matches, plus additional content like highlights, World Cup features, lifestyle and entertainment features, and updates from a SuperSport news gathering team.

They will supply news updates, pre- and post-match interviews, match-day stories, plus behind the scenes and colour features. With 36 cameras focused on the action itself, all angles are sure to be covered.

The T20 World Cup will comprise two rounds. Round one will include a dozen matches between eight teams (Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman and Papua New Guinea), four of whom will progress to the Super 12s.

The Super 12s, which begins on Sunday 24 October, will consist of 30 matches between the four teams from Round one and the top eight ranked T20 teams, South Africa among them. Those teams will be split into two groups of six each.

Digital focus

SuperSport will also have a full digital offering that will take in various content pieces, including a focus on the big stars, key clashes and statistical pieces that will set the scene. Player and team profiles round out the pre-tournament coverage.

There will be live coverage of all the big games on web, app and social, plus all the wickets, big moments and highlights videos. This will be supplemented by comprehensive news and inside stories from the UAE, live scores, commentary and highlights within the app and on the website, highlights packages from every game and analysis from our top TV pundits and in-depth analysis from experienced writers such as Neil Manthorp.

On SuperSport.com web and app, there will be super-fast live match data and all the fixtures, results and log info to go along with the comprehensive news and video coverage. Video will include match and innings highlights, as well as behind-the-scenes footage from the UAE and insights from our studio experts. Fans won’t miss a thing with SuperSport’s in-depth online offering.

* Download the SuperSport app and add the Men’s T20 World Cup as a favourite to receive all your notifications.

* Listen to top tier analysis on the SuperSport podcast page.

* Follow SuperSport on social media for an overview of all the available content on our various platforms

Warm-ups

SuperSport’s immediate programming will include two warm-up matches: versus Afghanistan on Monday 18 October (SS Action, from 9:50am) and against Pakistan on October 20 (SS Action, 1:50pm).

Other warm-ups being broadcast are Pakistan v West Indies (October 18), NZ v Australia (October 18), India v England (October 18), England v NZ (October 20), India v Australia (Oct 20) and Afghanistan v West Indies (October 20).

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Mandy Rose next to challenge Raquel Gonzalez for the NXT Women’s Championship

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Fans of the WWE can gear up for another thrilling week of action on SuperSport, with live airings of the NXT, SmackDown and Raw shows running from Wednesday 13 to Tuesday 19 October 2021. The action begins on the morning of Wednesday 13 October with WWE NXT Episode 638. The 2.0. brand of NXT has seen Mandy Rose rise as a potent challenger to Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez, while Tomassa Ciampa also faces an assault from the ambitious Bron Breakker.

 

Saturday 16 October brings Episode 1156 of WWE SmackDown. ‘The Scottish Warrior’ Drew McIntyre was a major signing for SmackDown in the recent WWE Draft, and the two-time WWE Champions has set his sights on a new goal now that he is joining the blue brand.

 

“I’m so proud of everything I was able to achieve on Raw,” said McIntyre. “I’m also thinking about the past, the present and the future. I started on SmackDown a long time ago, a young man in his early twenties… I was so young, so immature, full of hopes and dreams, the ‘Chosen One’. It didn’t work out.

 

“I’ve never forgotten about that and it’s always felt like unfinished business on SmackDown. That’s the past, let’s talk about the present: there’s a dark cloud that looms over SmackDown. They hide behind their family, they hide behind their blood [referring to the Bloodline alliance of Roman Reigns, The Usos and council Paul Heyman]… SmackDown’s been waiting for someone to step up and flip the damn table on them, and by god, I am here!”

 

Tuesday 19 October will feature Episode 1482 of WWE Raw. The legendary Goldberg has promised that he will take down Bobby Lashley: “Let’s talk man to man here: I’m a father, you’re a father. For your kids’ sake, I hope you are a better father than you are a liar. Because when you put your hands around my son’s neck at SummerSlam, and choked him unconscious, leaving him in the middle of the ring, you had the gall to come out and say that it was a misunderstanding,” said the Hall of Fame superstar.

 

“You hurt my son, Bobby Lashley. And now I will fulfil a promise: I am going to hurt you real bad. Hell, if I’m lucky enough, I’ll even kill you. One thing people seem to forget about Goldberg is that during that process I’m going to enjoy every single second of it.”

 

Now GOtv viewers can also enjoy some world-class WWE action every Wednesday evening on SuperSport GOtv Select3, with a past Pay-Per-View (3pm), WWE 205 (7pm) and a documentary (7:30pm).

 

Don’t miss out on all the WWE content on DStv. Visit www.dstv.com to subscribe or upgrade, and join in on the excitement. And while you’re on the move, you can stream the action on the DStv App.

 

WWE weekly programmes broadcast details, 13-19 October 2021

All times GMT

 

Wednesday 13 October

12am: WWE NXT Episode 638 LIVE on SuperSport Variety 3 and WWE Channel 128

 

Saturday 16 October

12am: WWE SmackDown Episode 1156 LIVE on SuperSport Variety 3 and WWE Channel 128

 

Tuesday 19 October

12am: WWE Raw Episode 1482 LIVE on SuperSport Variety 3 and WWE Channel 128

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Introducing DStv add Movies for customers to enjoy DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access customers are in for a treat!

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This year DStv has continued its efforts to enhance the lives of customers through value-adding products and amazing content across several local and international channels. The latest addition being DStv Add Movies, a functionality that allows select customers the option to “Add Movies” to their existing DStv subscription using the MyDStv App or visiting the DStv.com website.

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From Friday, 1st October DStv Add Movies will be available to DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access customers, making more thrilling content available to additional DStv customers at a fraction of the price.

 

“Movie lovers across our packages can now enjoy the best in straight from the cinema blockbuster movies, with DStv Add Movies, there is a movie to suit every mood and age group. So, whatever you package, you can now add movies onto their bill,” 

 

With Add Movies customers get one month of a variety of movies available on DStv premium Movie Channels; M-Net Movies 1, M-Net Movies 2 and M-Net Movies 3. DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access Customers will also have the option to add movies monthly. 

 

For more on these and other exciting value-added products and services please visit www.dstvafrica.com

 

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MX24 TV and Harold Amenyah team up for New TV Show – Coffee Break with Harold Amenyah

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Ghanas  new lifestyle TV and online sensation  MX24 TV, yesterday unveiled a new partnership with Harold Amenya and Virtual Hub, that kicks off the airing of a new TV show Coffee Break with Harold.

The 30 minute show hosted by actor and entrepreneur, would see Harold Amenyah in a candid but hearty chat with some of Ghanas beloved celebrities and budding talents. The show was unveiled during the live viewing on 7th October 2021, at the studio premises of MX24 at Silicon Square East Legon.

The Production team expressed their excitement about the new partnership that would make MX24 home to the exciting new talk-show. The first season of the show posts of a-list guests including Naa Ashorkor, Kidi, Elikem The Tailor, Kalybos and more of your favourites. The show will air each Thursday at 8pm and also stream live via the MX24 social media pages (@mx24gh).

This partnership marks the first of several which will see a bouquet of several new shows rolled out on MX24 TV/ Online  as the station marks its 1st anniversary.

The station already boasts of an array of exciting programs- The fun filled #Amclub with a classic duo of Godwyn Nambo and Edmar, Early Jam with the peerless DJ Vyrusky, Mx social with content king Kwadwo Sheldon, the chart show with Charismatic Jason Ela, and Moments with the versatile Mz Dru

Dont miss out on the fun, Scan your DVB-T2 Compatible TV or Multi TV Decoder to MX24 or catch the live stream on any of the social media platforms.

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