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Glo-sponsored African Voices features entertainers this week


African entertainers from the genres of comedy, music and TV shows will be guests on this week’s edition of Globacom-sponsored CNN African Voices billed for airing on CNN at 11.30 a.m. on Friday.

The repeat editions come up at 7 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Saturday and at 12.30 a.m., 4.30 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Sunday. Further repeats will also run at 5 a.m. on Monday and at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday.

In the new edition of the 30-minute programme, the three outstanding artistes who will be telling their motivational stories on the show include Nigeria’s multi-talented singer, songwriter, model and actor, Nonso Bassey.


Bassey, who is currently making waves with his debut single, 411, which he released in February this year, gained popularity for his role in the popular TV soap, Battleground, which is also sponsored by the telecoms firm, Globacom.

The songsmith, model and actor will serenade the audience with what motivated him to go into music, how he combines acting with singing and modelling and how his participation in a popular reality TV show in 2016 prepared him for stardom.

The Nigerian star will be joined on African Voices by Loyiso Madinga, a stand-up comedian from Johannesburg, South Africa, who doubles as The Daily Show African Correspondent and Mampi Mirriam Mukape, a Zambian artist and musician.

Loyiso Madinga was selected to join The Daily Show for his award-winning comedy and conversational skills. He is a winner of the Graca Comedy Show and the Savanna Newcomer Award.

On her part, Mampi Mirriam Mukape is a Pop and R&B singer who performs with the stage name Mampi. She was a contestant in season 7 of Big Brother Africa as one of the celebrity housemates.

She is expected to talk about her music, kwaito, and how it was inspired by reggae.

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