STATEMENT FOR MEDIA, OUR VIEWERS, CLIENTS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
One Africa TV celebrates concluding agreements with independent content producers for 7 local shows airing this May on One Africa TV .
“Since my start at One Africa TV it has been and will always be my mission to bring more local content to Namibian viewers. Since 2016 we’ve increased our Namibian locally produced shows from 2% to 40%.
One Africa TV recently partnered with 7 external, independent local producers and is broadcasting 7 new locally produced Namibian shows to be broadcasted in this month of May,” said Taleni Shimhopileni, Content Executive and Director of One Africa TV.
Ms Shimhopileni further added that the 7 locally produced shows are not necessarily the only local shows airing on One Africa TV, but are the ones currently playing in the month of May beyond the inhouse productions and other relevant external broadcast titles.
“We have been bu
ilding and continue to build relationships with local content creators and so it is exciting to say that there is more and will be more local content to come on One Africa TV.”
The 7 local titles playing on One Africa in the month of May are:
Wonder Women, produced by Anthony Ngabwe, a weekly talk show where Namibian women come together to share their life experiences, success, failures and triumphs.
This is Namibia, produced by Venture Media and Travel News Namibia, is a series that led the campaign of sharing Namibia’s great stories and landscapes.
“Namibia is such an extraordinary country with so many incredible stories to tell. That was our goal with This is Namibia, to share this enigmatic land with the world. Beyond being a campaign to keep Namibia relevant as a travel destination during the global pandemic, One Africa TV allows us the opportunity to share the beauties and wonders of this land of endless horizons with local viewers as well. Giving them the joy of learning about and
celebrating their country. Thank you One Africa TV” said Elzanne McCalloch, Managing Director Venture Media and producer of'' This is Namibia.”
The NamRequest Show produced by NamTV Namibia, is a show that celebrates every Namibian by going into the streets and spaces across Namibia, to give Namibians a chance to request their favourite local music video to playout on the show.
MTC HopSol Youth Soccer League curated by our very own Namibian and globally recognised soccer player, Mr Collen Benjamin and produced by TS Media Productions - focuses on a highlights show of the weekly youth soccer league.
MTC HopSol Youth Soccer league is beyond soccer as it is a community development initiative through sports to help build young soccer players and the growing soccer community so as to benefit our Namibian communities and young sports players at large.
MaMaKoBo Films, headed by Andrew Botelle - is a production company that produces documentary films about prehistory, science, environment, culture and natural history. These films focus on bringing to life the oral histories of southern Africa and more specifically, Namibia.
V10 Music Video Chart produced by AB Amushila (Phoenix Media Group) is a weekly show that counts down Namibia's top 10 hottest music videos across different Namibian music genres.
99FM Royal Hustlers is a weekly show of inspiring interviews with Namibian business and industry leaders on 99FM (Namibia’s largest English Commercial radio station*). Selected for their drive to push for positive change, guests are interviewed about their life journey, their side hustles growing up and the future they see for Namibia.
“The Namibian creative industry is a very important stakeholder in our TribeFire Studios dream for positive change in Namibia. We are extremely thankful for these producers that took hands .with us to broadcast their content. We are humbled and proud that we can support the local
content industry through sharing their stories with our viewers” said Stefan Hugo, CEO for One Africa TV and the TribeFire Studios group.
One Africa TV is available on over 300,000 GOtv (channel 90) and DStv (Channel 284) decoders across Namibia.
*Media Metrics 2019, Independent Media Consumption Survey
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