(From Left to Right): Thione Niang, AKON, Eunice Omole, and Samba Bathily (EbonyLife TV)
(From Left to Right): Thione Niang, AKON, Eunice Omole, and Samba Bathily (EbonyLife TV)

“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, an alumna of 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.

EbonyLifeLogoDuring 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.

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. 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 Anglo-African entertainment programming. Eighty percent of content offered by EbonyLife TV is exclusive to the channel, making it the largest self-owned library across Africa.

Current programming offered by EbonyLife TV includes homegrown shows in the areas of music, lifestyle, drama, film, talk, comedy, reality, sports, and more.

“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.

More information could be found at http://ebonylifetv.com