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Africa Channel set to premiere ‘The Soul of Ashanti’ and ‘Akwaaba! Ghana Welcomes the Obamas’

During a month of programming dedicated to raising awareness of Ghana, the Africa Channel will be premiering two documentaries, The Soul of Ashanti on September 20, and Akwaaba! Ghana Welcomes The Obamas on October 4. In The Soul of Ashanti, the one-hour doc follows the Ashanti Kingdom's revered Golden Stool from its believed arrival in Ghana in 1695 to present day. The second special, a two-hour doc that partnered the Africa Channel with Ebony & Jet magazines, covers President Barack Obama's historic journey to Ghana in his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa.
August 17, 2009

During a month of programming dedicated to raising awareness of Ghana, the Africa Channel will be premiering two documentaries, The Soul of Ashanti on September 20, and Akwaaba! Ghana Welcomes The Obamas on October 4. In The Soul of Ashanti, the one-hour doc follows the Ashanti Kingdom’s revered Golden Stool from its believed arrival in Ghana in 1695 to present day. The second special, a two-hour doc that partnered the Africa Channel with Ebony & Jet magazines, covers President Barack Obama’s historic journey to Ghana in his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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