We produced a documentary series

about COVID-19 in Africa

African news stories:

  • Instagram
  • YouTube
THE BOSS

Our broadcasting Partner

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reached over 5 million  homes

Most news and information is made for adults

 

We produced an educational experience targeting 75% of Africa's population - the youth

20+ highly-qualified students from 17 countries  were involved in 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

Using explanatory and visual journalism

Unlocking

Ideas

Conversations

World-views

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

The episodes are published online!
What's next for us?

For now, we are excited to bring you YouTube videos explaining African news stories you should know and care about. As we put them together, we are learning about and deciding on our next feature project for TV broadcasting.

We are also interested in distributing short-form video news packages.

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

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

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