We are producing a documentary series

about COVID-19 in Africa

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THE BOSS

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We are working to produce an educational experience for 75% of Africa's population - the youth

20+ highly-qualified students from 17 countries producing a 4-part documentary series

We are the largest African youth COVID-19 educational initiative

Providing a holistic analysis of COVID-19 imposed challenges and changes in African communities for young people to have a better understanding of what is happening

Unlocking

Ideas

Conversations

World-views


in over 10 million  homes

Executive Producers

Bryan Nakambonde

Namibia

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BSc Social Entrepreneurship

Jörg Walter

Namibia

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BComm Financial Management

Our Researchers
Natasha Turyasingura
 
Uganda
 

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BSc Biochemistry

Ojinika Yuri Ezeuko

 

Nigeria

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BA Political Science

Ndeshy Hakaye

 

 Namibia

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Bachelor of English - Honours Degree

Ibrahim Ahmed Mohammed

Egypt
 

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BA International Political Economy and Business Administration

Viola Graef

 

Germany

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MSc Public Health

Elis Sõõrd


Estonia

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BSc Biochemistry & International Relations

Innocent Ochola Owuor

Kenya

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MSc Public Health

Production team

Munya Munyati
 

Zimbabwe

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BA Film & Media Culture and Political Sciene

Hamza Kiyani

Pakistan

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BSc Film & Computer Science

Fayza Shammin
 

United States

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BA in Film & Media Culture and Psychology

A glimpse of our existing content
About the series

The series is planned to feature 2 episodes, 20 minutes each.  With the final episode to be completed by 20 September 2020.

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Distribution

We are looking to distribute the series to interested African and international broadcasters.

Contact us at: umweafrica@gmail.com - happy to answer any question
 

Bryan: +264813146034 or Jorg: +27 (0)63 742661

We are currently looking for a Video Editor and Journalist to join our team to work on our social media African news content.

Applications close 15 September 2020