May is Africa Month on GOtv and leading up to Africa Day on 25 May, GOtv will be celebrating the beautiful continent with Africa-inspired content from sports, movies, fashion, lifestyle news and documentaries.
Get a fix of the best homegrown content on the Africa Magic channels (Africa Magic Family, Africa Magic World and Africa Magic Epic) with favourite like 53Extra on Mondays at 19:30 CAT, Jara every Wednesday at 21:00 CAT and Star Gist which airs weekdays at 20:00 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 and 23:55 CAT.
Make a date with popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, as she makes a comeback in Dumebi Goes to School, a sequel to the hilarious Dumebi the Dirty Girl, directed Tchidi Chikere. Dumebi Goes to School airs on Africa Magic Epic on the 24 May at 23:00 CAT. For more movie moments that will have you in stitches, tune in to Africa Magic Epic for The Three Widows on 01 May and Pawpaw The Guitar Boy on 27 May at 19:00 CAT.
SuperSport and GOtv have you covered with a variety of exciting sporting content, live on the SuperSport Select channels. Throughout May, we will bring you the top African football leagues from the Glo Premier League (Nigeria), Tusker Premier League (Kenya), First Capital Plus Premier League (Ghana) and MTN Zambia Super League as well as the latest in Athletics (Kenya), Basketball (Nigeria) and International Boxing (Ghana).
Channel ED on channel 65 shines the spotlight on African inspired documentaries. Look forward to the International Green and Cinema for Peace Award winning film Big Men which is centered on the quest for oil in Ghana by Dallas-based Kosmos. As Ghanaians wait to reap the benefits of oil, the filmmakers 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 CAT.
Set in the famous Serengeti and the Ngorongoro crater, the film A Place without People explores how the parks came to be and how western perceptions about nature radically altered both the East African landscape and society on 18 May at 20:00 CAT.
Meet 3D-artist Andrew Kaggia, creator of the 3D-animated political short film, who takes an intimate look at Nairobi’s urban culture scene and its leading personalities and stars in Afripedia on 18 May at 21:00 CAT. Learn more about the African liberation struggles of the 1960s and 1970s in Concerning Violence on the 25 May 20:00, with narration by Lauryn Hill.
CNN continues to pay tribute to great minds from across the continent from innovators to entrepreneurs. African Voices highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, their lives and passions while Marketplace Africa offers access to the latest African market information, with a look at events and developments that impact the business world. African Start-Up follows entrepreneurs in various countries across the continent to see how they are working to make their dreams become reality from generating ideas to formulating business plans and how they raise capital.
Fancy yourself on the Wild Side of Life? Then don’t miss the premiere episodes of Africa’s Deadly Eden on 20 May and Africa’s Wild West on 31 May on NatGeo Wild, channel 51 on GOtv Plus.
There is so much more for you this Africa Month. Stay tuned to GOtv for the best variety programming