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Faces of Africa, documentaries on people in Africa, either prominent or ordinary, who have great stories to tell about Africa.

Air Time: GMT 09:30 Sun.

Rebroadcast: GMT 17:30 Sun.

Find more stories from 2012 – 2016 here

http://english.cntv.cn/lm/facesofafrica/

Faces of Africa 04/16/2017 Wolfie or Family – Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2ACOq5p4K8   Namibia, a country in Southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along the Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is a haven for diverse wildlife with a significant cheetah population.It is one of the...

Faces of Africa 04/09/2017 Wolfie or Family – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvfmffAdhwM&t=9s Namibia, a country in Southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along the Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is a haven for diverse wildlife with a significant cheetah population. It is one of...

Faces of Africa 04/02/2017 The Jerry Rawlings Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikHpFgKJax8     Jerry Rawlings was born on 22nd June 1947 and is the former Flight Lieutenant of the Ghana Air Force who led a coup in Ghana 1979 and became the country's head of state. Jerry...

Faces of Africa 03/26/2017: Maasai Cricket Warriors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb_mdXILSSU Maasai Cricket Warriors’ team was founded in 2007 by Aliya Bauer, a South African researcher and cricket enthusiast. While doing research on baboons in Laikipia, Kenya she missed her favorite sport, cricket, and so started...

Faces of Africa 03/19/2017 Ken Saro-Wiwa: All For My People

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcJIaSw8-98 Ken Saro-Wiwa was born on 10 th October 1941 and died on 10th November 1995. He was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award as well as...

Faces of Africa 0312 1000 orphans and a mother

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDzWUKt8K8A   In many African countries, the care of orphans has been mainly led by foreign western donor organizations. However, Sister Florence from Embu County has changed all that. Using her own resources and from friends,...

Faces of Africa 03/05/2017 Thomas Sankara’s Ghost

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5r8ddBoNhI     2014 marked 27 th anniversary of the death of Thomas Sankara, one of the great leaders of the twentieth century. Sankara was a profound leader that had deep love for his country. He was the first committed...

Faces of Africa 02/26/2017 Jews of Madagascar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-St_3nQhfIw     Madagascar is the new home for the world's newest Jewish community. The country was colonized by France and they introduced Christianity which is practiced by over ninety percent of its citizens. But in recent years,...

Faces of Africa 02/19/2017 Jazz Island man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gni08L8l__I     Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. It emerged in the form of independent popular musical styles, all linked...

Faces of Africa 02/12/2017 Chief Theresa: let girls be girls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxYepZxv6rs   Chief Theresa Kachindamoto of Malawi is no ordinary chief. In the past fourteen years that she has been the senior chief in Dedza District, she has annulled over one thousand four hundred child marriages. Chief Theresa was...

Faces of Africa 02/05/2017 Mpule Kwelagobe: Beauty and Brains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSe4zg-HuiQ     Mpule Kwelagobe is a Batswana model, philanthropist and social entrepreneur. She is popularly known for the 1999 Miss Universe beauty pageant which she scooped the title beating her close competitor from Philippines. She became the first African...

Faces of Africa 01/29/2017 Defenders of the Forest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhwEE71tZr0     Madagascar is one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots. The vast majority of its species of fauna and flora are endemic to the island. Much of Madagascar’s wildlife is under threat, particularly humid forest. The...