The next episode of CNN African Voices, sponsored by national telecommunications company, Globacom, will feature Nigerian exported talent, Folake Olowofoyeku, alongside top-line South African singer and ‘Queen of Limpopo’, Makhadzi.
The two guests will delight viewers with their inspirational stories as well as their quest to showcase the continent’s talent to a global audience.
Thirty-eight-year-old Olowofoyeku was born in 1983 in Lagos, Nigeria. She relocated to the United States in 2001 and bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater from the City College of New York. As a multi-talented artist, she has flourished in America as a musician, with the moniker, The Folake, and as an actor. In 2019, she began to co-star with American comedian Billy Gardell in the series, Bob Hearts Abishola.
The second guest, Makhadzi, whose real name is Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona, is a 24-year-old music artist best known for her songs, “Tshanda Vhuya” and “Matorokisi.
She was named winner of the best Tshivenda hit with her song Yo Shoma during the Limpopo Music Awards ceremony in 2017 and was in 2018 nominated at the TSHIMA awards for Best Tshivenda Dance Artist/Album of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Tshivenda Song of the Year. In 2020, Makhadzi won the DSTV Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards.
African Voices comes up on CNN, (DSTV channel 401) on Saturday at 9.30 a.m., on Sunday at 4.30 a.m., 7.30 a.m., 12. 30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m., and on Monday at 5.30 a.m. The program will also be repeated in two installments of 15 minutes each at 6.45 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.