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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.

 

Faces of Africa 09/17/2017 Ska Moteane: Chef from the Mountain Kingdom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBbZdkcCyn0 Ska Mirriam Moteane was born in Thaba Tseka Lesotho. She’s an award winning Mosotho chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur in the Southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Ska specializes in traditional local cuisine which promotes...

Faces of Africa 09/10/2017 Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner? Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD4m12iTwRA&index=1&list=PLKijeAOQYrq2xEluR0tNdmg15E0qjsun8 After Mandela release from prison in 1990, everybody was excited. At last freedom was in the air after a long journey of struggle and fighting apartheid. “We were ecstatic and life was real again....

Faces of Africa 09/03/2017 Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner? Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctMu9qr7oGA Winnie Madikizela Mandela was born in 1936. She is the former wife of the late and former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. She was married to Mandela for thirty eight years including the...

Faces of Africa 08/27/2017 Loux the Vintage Guru

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvhudgt2JR8   Introducing the Afro-Dandy movement:  Elegant, sophisticated, stylish and with a classical swagger. Sartorial artistry in colour, pattern, style and attention to detail are the hallmarks of the Afro-Dandy fashion movement. Its roots have been traced...

Faces of Africa 08/20/2017 Debre Berhan Circus: Circus for All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr__Bk3vJEU Debre Berhan or Birhan town is located in Central Ethiopia. Its population stands over a hundred thousand. Debre Berhan Circus is located in Debre Berhan town. In 1992 Marc Lachance a Canadian pioneered Circus...

Faces of Africa 08/13/2017 Ahmed: A Gun for a Guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUFwNWkxDBI Kidalis a town in the desert region of Northern Mali. It is home to the Tuareg people.The Tuareg live a nomadic and pastoralist lifestyle.They hold onto their unique culture and traditions, one of which...

Faces of Africa 08/06/2017 Rhino Charge for Conservation – Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi1Ts9240bo Rhino Charge is an annual off road Motorsport event held in Kenya every June. The event is organized in order to raise funds to support the activities of the Rhino Ark Charitable Trust. Rally enthusiasts...

Faces of Africa 07/30/2017 Rhino Charge for Conservation – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD6X2Y9NzpU&t=25s&list=PLKijeAOQYrq2xEluR0tNdmg15E0qjsun8&index=1 Rhino Charge is an annual off road Motorsport event held in Kenya. The event is organized in order to raise funds to support the activities of the Rhino Ark Charitable Trust. The Trust is...

Faces of Africa 07/23/2017 Cocoa to cash in Cote d’Ivoire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G90tqdkUF8 It was in the 1970s that Cote d’Ivoire began to establish itself as a powerhouse for cacao production. It currently leads the world in both production and exportation of cacao beans. Cote d’Ivoire is highly...

Faces of Africa 07/16/2017 The Unity Dow Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEeGFCu0f0E Unity Dow is the former high court judge of Botswana, human rights activist, writer and politician. She was born in 1959 in Botswana and was raised in a rural setting with traditional values of...

Faces of Africa 07/09/2017 Planet Ocean

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JozGXaeLsw   “As humans, we sometimes forget that we come from water, that it’s not a foreign space. As we become forgetful, we lose a connection to the planet, ourselves and water. We are a species...

Faces of Africa 07/02/2017 Samora Machel: The Struggle Continues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpnzyY08LMg&t=2s The Republic of Mozambique is a country in the South-eastern part of Africa. Its capital and largest city is, Maputo.  The country was colonized by Portugal; hence the country’s official language is Portuguese. Samora...