March Edition 2022
Shana Rafter – Event Manager – Dataxis
Peter Okwoche – Presenter, Focus on Africa – BBC World News
Peter Okwoche is a presenter and producer on Focus on Africa on BBC World News TV. He joined the BBC World Service in 2004. During his time at the BBC he has covered many important events across Africa, such as various elections, as well as interviewing several African presidents (past and present) including Olusegun Obasanjo, Mohammadu Buhari, John Dramani
Mahama, Yoweri Museveni, Lazarus Chakera and Mogkweetsi Masisi amongst others. He has also interviewed renowned figures like Kofi Annan, Wole Soyinka, Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan, and Ngozi Okonjo Iweala. Peter also doubles up as the sports reporter on Focus on Africa and has covered five Africa Cup of Nations as well as the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil and two Olympic games. Peter began his career at a small local radio station in Nigeria in 1992 and has also worked for
several years in print media. He has won many awards in Nigeria, including Nigerian international journalist of the year in 2013.
He speaks five Nigerian languages as well as some French.
Annet Nambooze – TV presenter -NBS Television
Annet Nambooze, known professionally as Anna Talia Oze, is a Ugandan media personality. She received attention while hosting Live Wire an entertainment news show on Spark TV. Later in 2019 she joined NBS Television to date. She is also a team leader at Women4Her an organization that advocates for the well being of youth, girls and women. In 2020, she joined politics as Woman councillor for Rubaga North which did not go through according to the polls conducted in 2021. She later went back to regain her TV show UnCut Sabula and UnCut Kalakata and in the recent times she hosts another TV show known as Morning Xpress with Sanyuka TV and Amasengejje Extra, a new entertainment current affairs show on NBS TV during prime time 7pm news
Fisayo Fosudo – Visual storyteller, finance and technology video producer
Fisayo is a visual storyteller, finance and technology video producer with over 250,000 subscribers. He has a background in economic analysis, brand communication and specializes in mobile technology, personal finance and the Nigerian economy.
He is an Ambassador for Musicbed one of the largest music licensing companies for content creators. He is one of the 26 Africans featured on the 2022 YouTube Black Voices Class. He won Tech Creator of the Year 2021 at the TrendUpp Awards and Won Tech Influencer of the Year 2021 at the TechPoint Awards. He was the youngest nominee for The Future Africa Awards for New Media. He has been featured on YNaija’s Establishment List of Top 50 Nigerians to look out for 4 years consecutively, BellaNaija’s Top 10 List of Video Creators on YouTube, Channels TV and more.
He has an audience of over 350,000 followers across social media and over 15 million video views from making unique weekly technology & finance videos for the African space and globally for over 4 years.
Ameyaw Debrah – Founder- Ameyaw Debrah Media
Ameyaw Debrah is a Ghanaian blogger, content creator,social media influencer and freelance journalist. He founded www.ameyawdebrah.com in 2008 which became a novelty and home of everything about Ghanaian entertainment and lifestyle. He holds a BA in publishing studies from the kwame nkrumah university of science and technology, and through his impressive work and knowledge of online publishing, he has contributed to several publications around the world. In 2018 Ameyaw Debrah also launched Ameyaw TV, a video production arm of his Ameyaw Debrah Media business
Mira Fricke – Editor & Reporter – DW
Aldrine Nsubuga – Media Regional Marketing Director – StarTimes
Mr. Aldrine Nsubuga is the StarTimes Media Regional Marketing Director, a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Arts; CIM London and a Marketing professional with over 20 year’s experience at senior management level.
He has worked in the pay television, telecommunication, banking and insurance industries across various markets including Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda and Kenya.