Media entrepreneur, Mo Abudu, and two other art enthusiasts of African descent will this week feature in the compilation edition of African Voices Changemakers, the Globacom-sponsored magazine programme on the Cable News Network (CNN).
Ghanaian chef and food stylist, Elijah Amoo Addo, whose non-governmental organisation, “Food for All Africa” feeds thousands of indigent children and South African Karabo Poppy Molestane will also be on African Voices Changemakers on DSTV CNN Channel 401 on Saturday at 9.30 a.m. and 12.00 p.m. Repeat broadcasts will be aired on Sunday at 4.30 a.m., 7.30 a.m., 12.30 p.m., 7.30 p.m. and on Monday at 12.30 a.m. and 5.30 a.m.
Abudu left her job as Human Resources head with ExxonMobil to begin a television talk show,Moments with Mo, which was her platform for shedding light on important social issues through interviews with top personalities. Her Ebony Life TV, founded in 2006, is viewed in over 49 countries across Africa, the UK and the Caribbean.
Through his food-sharing mobile phone app, Addo feeds thousands of vulnerable children through food recovery and redistribution in collaboration with local restaurants, supermarkets, food distribution companies and rural small-hold farmers. His organization collects leftover or unwanted food that is close to its ‘use-by’ date and redistributes to disadvantaged children in orphanages, hospitals and low-income schools.
Molestane is a multi-award-winning illustrator, graphic designer and street artist who in 2019 made the Forbes list as one of Africa’s Foremost Under 30 CEOs. The South Africa is a Nike shoe designer and basketball court murals artist who has worked with the Wall Street and on Netflix’s Strong Black Lead season.