AfricaNow! February 15, 2017
Topics: Democracy In Malawi And The African Story On Film
Topics and Guests: The show features a commentary by Dr. Mwiza Jo Nkhata on state of democracy or democratic process in Malawi. Dr. Nkhata is Associate Professor of Law at University of Malawi.
Today's AfricaNow! also includes a conversation between filmmaker Anthony Abuah and James Pope, Executive Producer and Co-Host of the show. The discussion spotlights the African story on film and Mr. Abuah's recently released film Mona. Mona is high acclaimed film which received the Grand Nile Prize at the Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt. The film Mona is a fictional tale with a historical backdrop Portuguese colonial rule in Africa in the early 1970s. The film is about woman who decides the best way to end colonial rule in her country Guinea Bissau is to assassinate the Prime Minister of Portugal during a visit to London.
Originally broadcast on WPFW 89.3FM, Washington, DC. Tune into AfricaNow! live on WPFW 89.3 FM in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area or visit www.wpfwfm.org on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00PM (Eastern).