MultiChoice to show Africa-inspired content on GOtv


Multichoice says that its will be celebrating Africa Day on 25 May with Africa-inspired content from sports, movies, fashion, lifestyle news and documentaries. Homegrown content on Africa Magic Family, Africa Magic World and Africa Magic Epic is available, with favourites like 53Extra on Mondays at 19:30 hrs CAT, Jara every Wednesday at 21:00 hrs CAT and Star Gist, which airs weekdays at 20:00 hrs CAT.

Africa Magic World is introducing a new hour-long music block showcasing the latest chart-topping hits from across the continent weekdays at 14:00 hrs and 23:55 hrs CAT. Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson is making a comeback in 'Dumebi Goes to School', the sequel to 'Dumebi the Dirty Girl', directed by Tchidi Chikere. 'Dumebi Goes to School' airs on Africa Magic Epic on 24 May at 23:00 hrs CAT.

For more comedy films, there is Africa Magic Epic, which is showing 'The Three Widows' on 01 May and 'Pawpaw The Guitar Boy' on 27 May at 19:00 hrs CAT.  SuperSport and GOtv will show a variety of exciting sporting content live on the SuperSport Select channels.

Channel ED on channel 65 shines the spotlight on African-themed documentaries. The International Green and Cinema for Peace Award-winning film 'Big Men' centres on the quest for oil in Ghana by Dallas-based Kosmos. As Ghanaians wait to reap the benefits of oil, the film-makers discover violent resistance down the coast in the Niger Delta, where poor Nigerians have yet to prosper from decades-old oil fields. Big Men airs on the 14 May at 20:00 hrs CAT.

Source: Telecompaper 1 May 2015