NIGERIA WEEK- EXCLUSIVELY ON THE AFRICA CHANNEL
MONDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER – SUNDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2014 ON SKY 209 AND VIRGIN 289
In celebration of Nigeria’s Independence day on the 1st of October, The Africa channel is planning a week long of activities to celebrate Nigeria and also mark Nigeria’s centenary anniversary.
The broadcaster will be showcasing some of the best in Nigerian programmes that the channel has to offer including the promise of a Nollywood film everyday from 9pm.
The highlight of the week-long celebration, is everyone’s favourite, top-rated Nigerian soap opera Tinsel. Shot on location in Lagos, and set in the glittering and dynamic world of film production, Nigeria’s most successful soap opera marries all the elements of drama, intrigue, romance, deception, betrayal and triumph into one thrilling “must-watch” series
The Africa channel will also be showing a range of award-winning movies, from one of the most vibrant and successful movie genres to come out of Africa, Nollywood. Showcasing the best that Nollywood has to offer, the channel will air films such as Somewhere In Africa (a bloodthirsty military leader establishes a new regime in Kimbala to overthrow the President); light-hearted comedy, Osuofia in London (the discovering that his long-forgotten brother has died in London, leaving him all of his money leads Osoufia on a hilarious adventure); and Sinking Sand, the tragic tale of a happily married couple who’s loving relationship takes a turn for the worst after a terrible accident.
Nigeria Week also ties in to our special Black History Month programming ‘African Revolutions’ showing throughout October, only on The Africa Channel.