Watch out OWN! Here comes Ebony Life TV!

By on July 3, 2013
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Nigerian talkshow host, Mosunmola (Mo) Abudu of 'Moments with Mo' launched her entertainment TV station Ebony Life TV this past weekend. The station will  be broadcast to almost every country in the continent of Africa and will celebrate its growing middle class.

"Not every African woman has a pile of wood on her head and a baby strapped to her back!" Abudu, 48, mentioned in a press interview. "We watch Hollywood as if all of America is Hollywood," she said. "In that same vein we need to start selling the good bits of Africa." The network will show case original programming such as 'Sistaz!', a talk show with singers Tiwa and Banky W and Love Lounge with radio personality Oreka Gordis.

Abudu was born in England, lived in Nigeria as a young child but returned to England at the age of 12 until she got married at 28. She became a self made talk show host after she resigned her oil company job and now, the rest is history. Who is who in Nollywood attended the network's launching including foreign special guest Steve Forbes of Forbes Magazine.

Ebony Life TV's slogan according to Abudu is "…everything you think and know about Africa is about to change". Check out this brief coverage of the event we came across…

 

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