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Flashback: Africa 4 U Interviews Akin Salami CEO OHTV


Tony Tukunbo Fernandez host of Africa4u interviews CEO of OHTV Akin Salami

This interview was in October 2012

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Colourful Radio Wins Fresh 12 Year DAB Deal. We Need Your Support


We have won a fresh DAB broadcasting deal from our DAB platform owners. Before we go ahead with it, we need your support to raise enough money to broadcast on the platform.

Your support will help us to:

  1. continue to keep you informed and up-to-date through our news, current affairs and entertainment programmes
  2. advocate or ‘rep’ on your behalf,
  3. be the ‘hub’ for you to turn to when you need it
  4. while also entertaining you with the great music you love – Soul, RnB, HipHop, Gospel, Reggae, Soca and so on without apology or else without sticking our music at graveyard hours


Colourful Radio is the only legal commercial radio station left in, and owned by, our community; we are the new breed; we’ve learnt from past radio stations; we’re skilled and tooled up for the new radio landscape; we want to remain independent; and we want to stop the erosion of our music, our news, our views, our talent, our media. Could this be the opportunity to build up our own, together?

To support us, make an electronic fund transfer of as little as £10 or as much as you can manage to:

Account Name: Colourful Foundation
Account Sort Code: 11 73 62
Account Number: 142 064 60
Account Reference: ‘RADIO’

Or, to support us via Paypal

Alternatively, send a cheque to ‘Colourful Foundation’ and address it to: Colourful Foundation, Suite 777, 336 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5HY

If you have any problems or seek clarification, please email

Thank you
The Colourful Radio Team

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Television UK

The Woman TV Show Season 2 Episode 4

The Woman Show, Programme 4 season 2 dealing with the men and their views on male grooming. Is it necessary? Style consultant Ola Awosika gives us his view of this important topic.

The programme asks the ladies, do you think it’s important for your other half to take care of his appearance, even if it means him spending longer infront of the mirror than you? Is to okay for a man to get a mani/pedi, or is this just too much maintenance? Let’s hear your views, Ekanem Robertson, Priscilla Nwikpo & Bola Latinwo.
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Online Shows

Brothers With No Game Season 2 : Episodes 1 – 7


News Online Shows Television

New TV Channel ‘London Live’ Commissions Hit Black British Web Series And A New Sitcom


London Live has commissioned series 1 and 2 of the hit black British web series Brothers With No Game and new sitcom The T-Boy Show.


The T-Boy Show: stars YouTuber Don’t Jealous Me (aka Tolulope Ogunmefun) in a multi-cultural sitcom following the exploits of T-Boy (Tolu), a rich young Nigerian who comes to live with his cousin and aunt in London.


Brothers With No Game: a comedy drama series based on the hit YouTube show of the same name. It follows four young Londoners who have no success in their love lives.


London Live launches in spring 2014 on Freeview 8, Sky 117, Virgin 159, mobile, web, taxis and outdoor media. Twitter:@LondonLive

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Whats On

Media Watch Sunday 12th January – Friday 17th January


BBC World Service

10.06pm: Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela                                                                      Idris Elba discusses the challenges of portraying Mandela onscreen and novelist Donna Tartt looks back at her 1992 breakthrough The Secret History. 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen on working with his favourite actor – Michael Fassbender and Korean poet Ko Un on life as a monk, a suicidal drunk and a political prisoner.

BBC Radio 4

11pm:The Film Programme: Chiwetel Ejiofor on 12 Years A Slave; Frank Cottrel Boyce on The Railway Man                                                                                            Francine Stock talks to British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor about his latest role as a kidnapped free man who ends up working on a plantation in 12 Years a Slave. Directed by Steve McQueen, whose previous work includes Hunger and Shame, the film has received seven Golden Globe nominations, the most of any film this year.



8.30pm: Fake Britain Special
Matt Allwright presents a programme advising people what to look out for when making major purchases for their homes in the January sales. The Watchdog co-host reveals how the rush to grab a bargain could see some consumers unwittingly buying products that turn out to be dangerous

Channel 4

9pm: Benefits Street Season 1 Episode 2 of 5
According to some, welfare payments are an easy route to a life of luxury and foreign holidays at the expense of hard-working taxpayers. However, as austerity continues to bite, this documentary visits the residents of one of Britain’s most benefit-dependent streets to reveal the daily challenges they face, such as poverty, illiteracy, and drug and alcohol problems. Yet there’s also a strong sense of community, and proof that small acts of kindness between neighbours can go a long way


10pm: Storyville: Mandela, The Myth & Me                                                                  South African film-maker Khalo Matabane offers a personal reflection on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in a documentary that sees him explore the true meanings of freedom, reconciliation and forgiveness – concepts with which the former leader is considered synonymous. The programme features contributions by thinkers, politicians and artists including the Dalai Lama, Henry Kissinger and Ariel Dorfman



10.30pm: People & Power: Malawi’s Tobacco Children                                             People & Power investigates the plight of children forced by economic necessity to work in Malawi’s tobacco industry.



7.30pm: Africa on the Move : The Modern Warrior
Moses is an ambitious Maasai tribesman in Kenya who left his village to make it in the big city and now runs his own successful safari business.


8pm: 28Up South Africa
8/8 The South African children filmed at 7, 14 & 21 are now 28. We follow their adult stories through joy and despair for a complex look at South Africa in 2013

Uncategorized Whats On

Media Watch Monday 6th January – Friday 10th January


Channel 4

9pm: Food Unwrapped: Diet Special

In January, popular New Year’s resolutions include getting in shape and eating more healthily, but with a huge range of diet products and plans available, from fasting to detoxing, Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt want to find out which ones are the most effective.

They explore the benefits of `lite’ food, the pros and cons of sweeteners and whether cheese is always off-limits for those looking to shed a few pounds. Plus, some shocking revelations about juice



10pm: The Truth About Immigration
As politicians from all sides compete with promises to stem the flow of migrants to the UK, BBC political editor Nick Robinson examines the decisions that led to the biggest surge of immigration in modern history. He asks whether officials can control immigration as much as they claim and looks at the potential costs of these pledges and the possibility that the plans could backfire

Channel 5

10pm: Autopsy: Michael Jackson’s Last Hours Season 1 Episode 1 of 3

New series. Forensic pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd separates fact from fiction as he investigates the cases of celebrities who died unexpectedly, beginning with pop superstar Michael Jackson, who left $400million in debts after his sudden death at 50 in 2009.

The post-mortem reveals a severely ill man, plagued by complications from his many plastic surgeries, suffering from two rare skin conditions and riddled with arthritis. Jackson also had a bewildering number of drugs coursing through his system, bearing witness to a number of addictions that had spiralled out of control


11.50pm: Brian Lara: Sports Life Stories: Season 1 Episode 8 of 8
An interview with the former cricketer, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, having scored 11,953 runs in the Test arena and set a world record for the highest individual total in a first-class innings when he scored 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham in 1994.

Lara talks about his journey from his early days in Trinidad to becoming one of the most famous men in his sport. With contributions from Clive Lloyd, Alec Stewart and Michael Vaughan. Last in the series


BBC Radio 4

9am: MINT The Next Economic Giants – Nigeria Africa’s Next Hope

Economist Jim O’Neill was the first to spot the huge potential of the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India, and China, and predict how the world would change. In this landmark series, Jim travels to four countries which could one day stand alongside them and join the world’s economic elite. Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey – MINT – could become the new name on people’s lips, and further overturn the old world order.

Today Jim investigates Nigeria; can a big nation of young, vibrant, natural entrepreneurs overcome the country’s terrible legacy – decades of corruption, crime, and mismanagement?(REPEATS 9.30PM)


10pm: Being: Mike Tyson – Quiet Before the Storm  Season 1 Episode 1 of 6  New series.

Following the former boxer as he heads on a national tour of his one-man show, a very personal journey where he hopes to establish himself as an entertainer and leave behind his previous tough public persona. His first stop is in Indianapolis, but he worries about how he will be received in the city where he served a three-year jail sentence



9pm: Tough Young Teachers Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
New series. Six new graduates are thrown in at the deep end as they begin teaching at three of London’s toughest schools. Oxford alumnus Charles is sent to The Archbishop Lanfranc School in Croydon, where he comes face to face with 500 students per week, some of whom have only just arrived in the UK. Nick and Meryl are given placements at the Harefield Academy in Uxbridge and are shocked to discover some Year 9 pupils are unable to spell four-letter words. Meanwhile, Claudenia is reduced to tears at Crown Woods College in Eltham


BBC Radio 4

11.30am: Motown: Speaking in the Streets

In 1970, Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown, set up a Motown spoken word label. It was called Black Forum and recorded poetry, civil rights speeches, African-American soldiers in Vietnam and more. The label closed in 1973 after eight releases. In recent years those releases have started to attract interest and some of them have been reissued. What has been revealed is a powerful testament to the African-American experience at a turbulent time in American society. The financial educator and spoken word record collector Alvin Hall listens to the recordings and talks to those who were involved in their making.

BBC Radio 4

4pm: The Film Programme: Chiwetel Ejiofor on 12 Years A Slave; Frank Cottrel Boyce on The Railway Man

Francine Stock talks to British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor about his latest role as a kidnapped free man who ends up working on a plantation in 12 Years a Slave. Directed by Steve McQueen, whose previous work includes Hunger and Shame, the film has received seven Golden Globe nominations, the most of any film this year.