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CNN: African Voices

( 153 Episodes Available)

African Voices is an in-depth interview show highlighting engaging personalities from across the continent of Africa. This weekly program covers a broad social spectrum – from newsmakers in politics and business to the pioneers of music, arts, and sport. (30 mins)
The bond between music and its message has the means to make a strong impact. In Senegal, one young group of musicians is blazing their own trail by fusing traditional West African sounds with afro rock.

​SHOW #412 - Changing Melodies

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
For those looking to make it big in the food world, the recipe for success requires many ingredients. In South Africa, one culinary star is crafting a cuisine uniquely his own by using flavors from Africa and applying a French twist.

​SHOW #411 - Crafting Cuisines

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Women whose designs rule the runway must have an eye for creativity and a passion for fashion. A South African designer's brand brings new meaning to the word “unity” through colors and culture.

​SHOW #410 - Passion for Fashion

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Visual art serves as a canvas for artists to tell their stories. A skilled artist in Cape Town uses his camera as a powerful tool to drive change; one painter gets creative on taboo topics in efforts to tell stories of pop culture in Ghana.

SHOW #409 - Art Awareness

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Breaking into the music industry in Africa requires a set of pipes and the passion to persevere. In Kenya, we caught up with renowned singer/songwriter Alisha Popat.

SHOW #408 - PASSION FOR PERFORMANCE

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Pursuing unconventional passions and defying stereotypes takes steadfast determination. In Durban, South Africa, we meet one Muslim woman who teaches surfing for a living.

SHOW #407 - Cool Jobs

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Women across Africa are encouraging those around them to make a difference. In Zimbabwe, we meet a fashion designer giving back to her country by repurposing trash into gorgeous garments.

SHOW #406 - Women Who Inspire

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Musicians across Africa are exploding onto the music scene with catchy beats – but they also come with a message.

SHOW #405 - Music with a Message

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
We meet three motivated athletes breaking barriers in the sports world. In South Africa, a bodybuilder shows how size doesn't count when it comes to gaining muscles.

SHOW #404 - Defying the Odds

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Whether they are posting collections online or drawing from their studios, these pioneers of fashion are becoming well recognized on the continent and beyond.

SHOW #403 - Style Influencers

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
When creativity and imagination combine, there’s no limit to the amount of artistic expression a person can show.

SHOW #402 - Curious Creatives

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
The art of telling a great story is timeless. In Lagos, Nigeria, one media maven draws on her many skills to make TV magic both in front of, and behind, the camera.

​SHOW #401 - Superstars on Screen

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Pushing their limits to follow their passions, athletes across Africa are building a legacy for themselves and their countries. In Mauritius, see how one world champion kickboxer is sparking confidence in locals.

SHOW #400 - Sport

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
The next generation of African women are leading the continent. We start in South Africa, where one actress is taking audiences by storm with her performance in a world-famous musical.

SHOW #399 - Wonder Women

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From the studio to the stage, musicians across Africa are reaching new heights in their careers by drawing on their roots. Our first stop is in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, where we meet a rising star hoping to reach worldwide fame with her bilingual music.

SHOW #398 - Musical Roots

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
rue artistic expression is never restricted by guidelines. Artists across Africa are using their imaginations and redefining the meaning of art, one piece at a time.

​SHOW #397 - Art Commentary

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
The love of competition drives the very best athletes. That passion pushes them to train harder and longer, but often with a big payoff.

​SHOW #396 - Legacy of Sport

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Talent takes time and dedication to cultivate. For some, that means defying critics and stereotypes. We start in Nairobi, where one sixteen-year-old dance prodigy is pirouetting onto the big stage.

​SHOW #395 - Modern Moves

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From clothing lines to bag designs, fashionistas are creating new looks that challenge the traditional notions of style. In Sierra Leone, a young woman uses vibrant designs to celebrate her culture.

​SHOW #394 - Fashion Forward

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Using materials that are tried and true to create something new is a challenge almost every artist faces. We follow three African artists reimagining the role of art.

SHOW #393 Art Reimagined

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Media mavens across Africa are taking their passion for film, fashion, and photography to new heights through social media. In Lagos, an award-winning actress with a massive fan base takes us into her world of scripts, cameras, and awards.

SHOW #392 Media Mavens

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
The lure of making music is irresistible for the best artists. In Nairobi, one of Kenya’s biggest hip hop artists is winning over audiences and topping charts with his tongue twisting lyrics and sick beats.

SHOW #391 Breakout Beats

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
A powerful performance, no matter the medium, has the ability to influence the masses. In Cape Town, one choreographer is captivating audiences with her award-winning moves.

SHOW #390 The Power of Performance

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Artists often use their environments as a source of inspiration. In Cape Town, one top photographer is among a pool of young creatives bringing the beauty of South Africa to the world.

SHOW #389 Art Through New Eyes

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
The role of an artist can be described in many ways: musician, performer, writer, to name a few. But in Kampala, Uganda one woman has a definition of her own.

SHOW #388 Leading Women

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
African food entrepreneurs are taking the continent by storm with their delicious dishes. From Nairobi to Rabat, see how familiar flavors are getting a makeover.​

​SHOW #385 Food Masters

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From South Africa’s top comedian and a pioneer of stand-up comedy in Rwanda to a Ugandan entertainer whose jokes are in demand across the country, punchlines are making people laugh across Africa.

SHOW #386 Funny Guys

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
See how artists from Nairobi to Liberia are bringing color to their world using everything from spray cans to paint brushes.

SHOW #387 The Power of Paint

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Whether they sought the spotlight or fell into it by chance, performers across Africa are daring to bare their souls on stage. We leap into the world of a top South African ballerina to see how her passion for pirouettes has turned into a successful career.

SHOW #380 Stage Stars

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
For artists, a blank canvas is just the start of a grand masterpiece. Whether it's capturing the personality of a person through photographs or adorning alleyways with thought provoking imagery, individuals are using their skills to create beauty.

SHOW #381 Art of Expression

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From foraging for an award winning restaurant in Cape Town to revamping Nigerian dishes, chefs across Africa show us how they're tantalizing taste buds with their creations.​

SHOW #382 Culinary Creatives

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Successful women are borne out of perseverance, passion, and positivity. Meet three fearless females using their heritage as inspiration to move their businesses forward.

SHOW #383 Fearless Females

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Meet three African athletes who climb to the top of their sports worlds and put in countless hours of hard work to build their legacy.

SHOW #384 Super Sport

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Making a splash in the arena of sports takes determination and perseverance. For a number of female athletes across Africa, their passions have them breaking barriers and setting records.

SHOW #379 Women Who Win

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From runway fashion to interior design, the influence of style stars on the African continent is unmistakable. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, we meet a world-renowned model who is using her celebrity to empower young girls

SHOW #378 Style Sense

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
It takes guts to perform in the spotlight. For entertainers across Africa, being on stage comes as naturally as breathing.

SHOW #377 Made for the Stage

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
We hear from strong women breaking down boundaries by pursuing their passions, regardless of the challenge.

SHOW #376 Leading Ladies

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Becoming a singing sensation takes a lot of hard work and determination. In Tanzania, one rapper is infusing local flavor with hip hop to make major hits.

SHOW #375 Sensational Singers

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Finding inspiration in everyday materials and making them beautiful is an art unto itself.

SHOW #374 Inspiring Art

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Whether they're fashion designers or hairstylists, trendsetters across Africa are cultivating new kinds of looks that challenge the traditional notions of style.

SHOW #373 Style Stars

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Mastering melodies is the lifelong pursuit of many musicians in Africa. We head to Johannesburg to see how one modern day Mozart is using his stellar violin skills to wow audiences.

SHOW #372 Music Masters

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
All over Africa, athletes are taking part in intense and unorthodox realms of sport. We follow a Maasai athlete in Tanzania competing for cattle by running, jumping, and throwing spears.

SHOW #371 Unorthodox Sports

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Being in the spotlight is what performing is all about. Whether it's through spoken word or dance, all eyes are on you.

​SHOW #370 In The Spotlight

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Whether on stage or online, entertainment in the digital age still relies on one important ingredient - the element of surprise

SHOW #368 Technology

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
We track some of the hottest young musical artists who are breaking ground and pushing their craft to new heights. We start in Cape Town with a powerful opera singer using her voice to open doors and turn heads

SHOW #367 Musical Heights

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
We track some of the hottest young musical artists who are breaking ground and pushing their craft to new heights. We start in Cape Town with a powerful opera singer using her voice to open doors and turn heads

SHOW #367 Musical Heights

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Meet the athletes and sports enthusiasts chasing down their goals with everything they've got.

SHOW #366 “Going for It”

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Art takes on a different concept when a personal fire fuels their creative passion. We start in Nairobi with memory keeper Emmanuel Jambo, named one of Forbes' most influential photographers in Africa.

SHOW #365 Art Attitude

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
The power of performance rests in the hands of the artists who pour their hearts into performing live and mesmerizing audiences everywhere.

SHOW #364 Power of Performance

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Talented music makers often find ways to express themselves through the magic of melodies, lyrics and true musicianship.

SHOW #363 Music Makers

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Whether it's clothes, art or aesthetics, a new generation of creatives are influencing the way we look at our world.

SHOW #362 Style

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Some sport seekers are unafraid to take on challenges many of us would never dream of tackling. These individuals dare to push the limits and pursue their passions - regardless of the payoff.

SHOW #361 Sport Seekers

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Africa’s Music Masters are at the top of their game and still finding ways to get better. We start in Mozambique with a hip-hop star unleashing his talent to be a voice for Africa.

SHOW #360 Music Masters

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Culinary artists in Africa are using traditional cooking techniques and ingredients to bring the continent's flavors to the rest of the world

SHOW #359 Kitchen Crafters​

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From dance to samba to slam poetry, expressive artists are unleashing powerful performances in Africa. We start in Uganda with a daring dancer who seeks inspiration from across the continent to develop his craft and tackle social issues.

SHOW #358 Power of Performance

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
From London to New York, African styles are killing it on the catwalks and amazing the global audience. We start with a fashion icon out of Ivory Coast who is hoping to shake up the industry with his African heritage.

SHOW #357 Real Fashion

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
For many artists across Africa, art awareness means not only to illuminate but also instigate. In Liberia, we meet a renowned painter providing a mirror to the world around him.

​SHOW #356 Art Awareness

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
We call those who have dreams for a better world and better future, change makers. These individuals are shaking up the status quo and simultaneously empowering their fellow countrymen.

SHOW #355 Change Makers

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Artists and musicians across Africa are constantly seeking ways to wow us with their sound. In Mozambique, we found a dreamer ready to do big things with his distinctive voice.

SHOW #354 Music Makers

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Strong women across Africa are breaking down boundaries by being the best they can be - regardless of the challenge.

SHOW #353 Strong Women

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Every four years at the Olympics, champions emerge who captivate and inspire us. Their superhuman stories of sacrifice and perseverance begin long before they arrive at the games.

SHOW #352 African Champions

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
It takes vision to create unforgettable fashion. In Africa, a new generation of cutting edge designers and dreamers are creating today's 'must-have' items.

SHOW #351 Fashion Foward

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
​From house and jazz to afro-pop, Africa's newest musicians are on a mission to motivate and move you. While it's always exciting to listen in on artists whose performances entertain and transport us, these musicians make sure you also feel the beat.

SHOW #350 Feeling the Beat

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
There are those who choose to follow a path already paved, and there are those who dare to chart their own.

SHOW #349 Urban Masters

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Movers and shakers in Africa are constantly finding new ways to break the mold when it comes to dance.

SHOW #348 The Art of Movement

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 mins
Finding ways to get people to move to the beat is harder than it sounds. Even more difficult is to find meaning behind the beat. For these artists, music is the motivator they use to make their mark.

SHOW #347 ​Music's Motivators

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 min
Passion and positivity play a large role in driving a fashion designer to create a new style and sell it. On African Voices, we follow the trendsetters who are building brands and making us all believers.

SHOW #346 Fashion's Faithful

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2016-06-17
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 min
Sometimes the best way to understand the success of those on Up on Stage is to see their lives backstage.

SHOW #345 Up on Stage

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2016-06-28
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 min
The first rule for finding an interesting job is to do what you love. People who pursue their passions often end up working very cool jobs.

SHOW #344 Cool Jobs

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2016-06-03
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 min
When it comes to sports, there are winners and losers. For some athletes, stiff competition only strengthens their will to win.

SHOW #343 Super Sport

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2016-05-27
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 min
When it comes to art that moves us, almost anything goes. Today, African artists are finding new ways to enlighten and educate by focusing on the unwanted and unseen.

SHOW #342 Art Provocateurs

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2016-05-20
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Duration: 30 min
Is there such a thing as an African sound? When it comes to music, the melodies out of Africa are as varied as the performers themselves.

SHOW #341 Music

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
From the joy of victory to the agony of defeat, sport spans the range of human emotion. For many, the pursuit of sport is also the pursuit of happiness.

SHOW #339 Sport

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Africans across the continent are using their talent and passions to redefine what it means to be an artist. Meet a musician in Lagos, Nigeria who once shared a stage with Paul McCartney, a South African visual artist who uses cow hide to create her pieces, and an Ethiopian painter changing the lives of children through his paintings.

SHOW #338 African Artists

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
You can't find this trend in the store or in a magazine. It's a new style that's sweeping across Africa and it has nothing to do with fashion, but everything to do with strong women.

SHOW #337 Succeeding with Style

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
When it comes to making it in the music industry today, it takes more than just a pulsating rhythm and a pretty face. We dig into the melody and listen in on what makes musicians tick.

SHOW #336 Music with an Attitude

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Do artists perform for us or themselves? Whether it be music, dance, or other art forms, sharing work with the public is a very personal decision.

SHOW #335 Perfecting Performance

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
When it comes to sports, the ones who come in first are the fastest, strongest, and bravest. Athletes across Africa are going to incredible lengths to be the best.

SHOW #334 Athletic Adventures

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
They’re the fearless movers and shakers on the continent, disrupting their respective fields with big ideas, bold beliefs and new ways of thinking. ,

SHOW #333 The Disruptors

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Look around any given street in Africa and you’ll spot urban art. Whether it’s through performances or pictures, artists are finding new ways to express themselves and capture the spirit of their city.

SHOW #332 Urban Art

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
The ‘foodie’ revolution is nothing new. But with the advent of social media, having fun with food extends well beyond the kitchen.

SHOW #331 Food Fun

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Ever wonder what the future of music will sound like? In Africa, one can get a pretty good idea by listening to the kids. Whether it's freestyle, hip-hop, or traditional music, today's young artists are pouring heart and passion into their performances.

SHOW #330 The Future of Music

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Brash, bold, and brave are all ways to describe fashion’s future. Thanks to social media and a worldwide audience, many of today’s most daring designers in Africa are doing things very differently when it comes to making their mark

SHOW #329 Fashion's Future

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Using food to tantalize taste buds can be both an art form and a science. In cities across Africa, people are experimenting with new ways to feed the mind and soul.

SHOW #328 Fun Food

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Ever get that feeling deep down in your soul? It's like an energy running through your body yearning to burst out? It's called dance.

SHOW #327 Dancing for Joy

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Ever get that feeling deep down in your soul? It's like an energy running through your body yearning to burst out? It's called dance.

SHOW #327 Dancing for Joy

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
To be a champion, it helps to have an unbreakable desire to win. Though athletes across Africa have led the pack when it comes to certain sports, the road to greatness for many has often been against all odds.

SHOW #326 Against All Odds

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A single voice has the power to make us smile, cry, and entertain us. Throw in a melody, and you've got some powerful voices that move us through music. Today's African artists have blended old with the new to come up with sounds that are all their own.

SHOW #325 Powerful Voices

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For young fashion designers across Africa, finding a way to make the familiar look fresh is a constant quest. Designing new styles takes a hands-on attitude and hours of hard work.

SHOW #324 Plasta

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Jam out with some of the most recognizable musicians in South Africa. From Cape Town’s hit-making band, Freshlyground, who famously collaborated with Shakira on the anthemic “Waka Waka” from the 2010 World Cup

SHOW #323 The Music Makers

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There are those in this world who jump straight into an experience that might frighten others. Maybe it's a little dangerous or maybe it's just something that's brand new.

SHOW #322 Daredevils

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Any foodie will tell you the recipe for a memorable dish is more than just the raw ingredients. People and presentation are also key to turning something edible into the incredible.

SHOW #321 Feeling Food

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Most performers get their start on small stages and venues where they carefully hone their sound and find their voice.

SHOW #320 Passion to Perform

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We live in a world where a random video, picture, or even a single tweet can get the internet buzzing and cause quite a sensation.

SHOW #319 The Power of Pictures

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Whether on stage, in film or behind the scenes, Africa's leading ladies are making their mark in the entertainment world.

SHOW #318 Entertaining Women

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When it comes to music these days, Africa is trending. High profile personalities, killer beats, and plenty of clicks on social media have turned artists here into global superstars

SHOW #317 Music Movers

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Do you ever wonder what goes through the mind of an artist as they create a piece of art? From sculpting and painting to using lights to design a stunning display

SHOW #316 Uncovering Art

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
The colors and styles from Africa can inspire us, surprise us, and, when done right, lift our spirits. From making a bold statement in everyday streetwear to turning heads with a unique gown while walking down the aisle, designers across the continent are making noteworthy pieces that are uniquely African

SHOW #315 Passion for Fashion

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As a trailblazer in an extreme sport, a champion must know how to sacrifice and face their fears head-on.

SHOW #314 Heart of a Champion

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What if where you ate was part of how you felt about a meal? Choreographing a memorable feast is often about more than just terrific food.

SHOW #313 Destination Dinner

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Working up the courage to dance in front of others is not always easy, no matter whether the purpose is to share a passion or convey a message

SHOW #312 The Power of Dance

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
They are sharing the sidewalks and streets with you. And, for them, life is lived through an artistic lens.

SHOW #311 Africa's Art Scene

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Their voices are clear and distinct. Powerful female voices in a male-dominated world, delivering messages of empowerment that are resonating all over Africa.

SHOW #310 Powerful Female Voices

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From phones to tablets, today's generation is connected through technology. But for many, the relationships go beyond just chatting with friends.

SHOW #309 Social Media Storytellers

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It can move us to dance and sing and it can provide the soundtrack to our daily lives. Music helps us define our cultures and establish our identities. Whether it’s the energizing beats of DJ Black Coffee.

SHOW #308 Music Makers

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For some individuals, creating beautiful things through the combination of colors and shapes is a natural calling. The vivid imagination and keen eye for design is how these artists turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

SHOW #307 An Eye for Design

CNN: African Voices
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Breathing imagination into buildings and bringing beauty into our homes, architecture is the method of molding the physical into the fantastic

SHOW #306 Modern African Architecture

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They evoke our emotions, stretch our imagination and keep us wanting more. The magic they weave behind the scenes comes to life onscreen.

SHOW #305 Leading Ladies of Entertainment

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Whether it’s on the track, on the pitch or in the ring, it takes drive and determination to become a champion. Endless hours of training and sacrifice are normal for athletes across Africa.

SHOW #304 Champions of Sport

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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
Everyone has a story related to food - it might be the memory of a favorite meal made by mom or a mind-blowing meal at an innovative restaurant. For foodies in Africa, the culture of African cuisine is ripe for a revolution.

SHOW #303 African Foodies

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
The 'high style' fashion scene is no longer limited to the catwalks of Paris or New York. Creating a memorable look is about more than just clothes - it takes attitude and a personal story.

SHOW #302 Fashion

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
The freedom of expression can be a mighty force. Whether it's in the lyrics of a song, spoken over radio waves, or revealed in the verses of a poem, the power of words is clear.

SHOW #301 Power of Words

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Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
They’re the people who dare to push limits in ways many of us can never imagine.

SHOW #300 Extreme Sports

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In every city, there’s a buzz that has nothing to do with traffic noise or crowds.

SHOW #299 Rhythm of the City

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He joined the circus at the age of 16 and performed for 20 years before starting his own school of acrobatics.

SHOW #298 Winston Ruddle

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He found his gift for music and dance in the neighborhoods of Kampala, but was influenced by musicians beyond his home country.

SHOW #297 Tekya "Abramz" Abraham

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Following in his father's footsteps, he has become one of Tanzania's most admired Gogo musicians

SHOW #296 Msafiri Zawose

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His passion for wildlife inspired him to become a park ranger at the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

SHOW #295 Edwin Sabuhoro

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When her son was diagnosed with autism, Ethiopian Zemi Yenus quit her successful career as a beautician to help him learn to speak

SHOW #294 Zemi Yenus

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For nearly 50 years, Ugandan Sanaa Gateja has expressed himself through art

SHOW #293 Sanaa Gateja

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He has a scientific theory named after him and achieved global recognition in his field.

SHOW #292 Francis Allotey

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She’s been dribbling and taking shots on goal since childhood. In high school, her football skills earned her a spot on Uganda’s first Women’s National Team. Now, she’s that team’s first female coach.

SHOW #291 Majida Nantanda

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His house has a space he calls "the jokes factory" because it's filled with materials, like Reader's Digest magazines and Shakespeare works, which inspire his stand-up routines

SHOW #290 Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere

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A doctor saved him from a life threatening illness when he was a child. Since then, Dr. Oheneba Boachie Adjei has spent decades striving to save the lives of others

SHOW #289 Dr. Oheneba Boachie Adjei

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He's a doctor hoping to use natural ingredients to tackle one of Africa's biggest health problems: malaria. For Dr. Bola Olaosebikan, his interest in medicine developed during childhood pharmacy visits with his grandmother

SHOW #288 Dr. Bola Olaosebikan

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He was born just before a turbulent era in Rwanda’s history and spent a few years of his childhood living on the streets. After a chance meeting with someone who would help change his life, Pacifique Niyonsenga turned his experience of surviving on the streets into a life of public service.

SHOW #287 Pacifique Niyonsenga

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As a child she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, but that didn't stop her from eventually establishing her own software company in Ghana

SHOW #286 Farida Bedwei

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He found his calling when he launched his own radio station in Malawi. Met media entrepreneur Gospel Kazako, who is using radio and television to inform and educate fellow Malawians

SHOW #285 Gospel Kazako

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He's spent his life learning how to make all types of products, from bricks to candles

SHOW #284 Maalik Kayondo

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She was inspired by her step mother’s beauty routine as a child and worked as a makeup artist while she was an undergraduate at Lagos State University. Her passion for cosmetics has led to the creation of one of the largest makeup empires in Nigeri

SHOW #283 Tara Fela Durotoye

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SHOW #282 Joseph Makwakwa

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #281 Segenet Kelemu

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SHOW #280 Andre Hartman

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #278 Qabaniso ‘Q’ Malewizi

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #277 Olajumoke Adenowo

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #276 Elson Kambalu

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #275 Isabelle Kamariza

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #274 Francisca Okeke

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2015-01-21
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SHOW #272 Amos Wekesa

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2015-01-21
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Genre: Business & Current Affairs

SHOW #271 Stanley Kamau

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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Her life’s passion is protecting the natural forests of her country by educating locals on the benefits of preservation.

SHOW #270 Madeleine Nyiratuza

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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She worked as a veterinary doctor in Tanzania, but the loss of her husband made her switch careers.

SHOW #269 Victoria Kisyombe

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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She’s a popular South African talk show host who made her name by breaking boundaries as a model.

SHOW #268 Refilwe Modiselle

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Release Date: 2015-01-21
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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
He’s the founder of the largest private airline in Tanzania, but started from humble beginnings in Rombo, a rural district near Kilimanjaro.

SHOW #267 Michael Shirima

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Release Date: 2014-12-09
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She hopes to prove women can compete alongside men, one superbike race at a time.

SHOW #266 Janine Davies

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2014-12-09
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He's one of the few neurosurgeons practicing in Zambia but still finds time to balance his life with pursuits outside the hospital.

SHOW #265 Kachinga Sichizya

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Release Date: 2014-12-09
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From her home country of Malawi to the runways of London, Lilly Alfonso is making her name by creating garments with a uniquely African flavor.

SHOW #264 Lilly Alfonso

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Release Date: 2014-12-09
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He takes great joy in making others in his home country of Kenya laugh and smile.

SHOW #263 Daniel Ndambuki

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Release Date: 2014-12-09
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In Zambia, one woman has embraced the arts as a means to preserve and promote the culture of her homeland.

SHOW #262 Mulenga Kapwepwe

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Release Date: 2014-12-09
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Genre: Business & Current Affairs
He's using the power of the written word to empower the youth in Ethiopia. Yohannes Gebregiorgis is an Ethiopian librarian who is hoping to have a positive impact on his country, one child and one book at a time.

SHOW #261 Yohannes Gebregiorgis

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Release Date: 2014-12-09
Lang: English
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He's a writer who can tell different stories set in all types of genres. His books have garnered him international recognition and his writing is slowly changing the perception of Malawian literature.

SHOW #260 Shadreck Chikoti

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
He coordinates East Africa's longest running film festival on an island where there are no cinemas.

SHOW #259 Martin Mhando

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Lang: English
Genre: Business & Current Affairs
He owns Uganda's biggest conglomerate and is known internationally for revolutionizing Uganda's business sector.

SHOW #258 Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia

CNN: African Voices
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Lang: English
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