Satirist Ikenna Azuike’s Web series ‘What’s Up Africa’ Gets Gobbled Up By BBC
If you’re a fan of hard-hitting political satire, especially targeted at African leaders, then you probably have heard or seen one or two of Ikenna Azuike’s web video series ‘What’s Up Africa’.
Starting in 2011, Ikenna quit his job as a lawyer in the UK to start video blogging to create positive awareness about his home continent. Since then Ikenna has grown the #WUA following into a whopping 180,000 strong on Facebook and has garnered over 2 million views on YouTube.
Recently, he announced that the popular web series would now air on BBC Africa’s flagship news program Focus On Africa, bringing his provocative yet informative views to a larger audience.
“It’s official guys, What’s Up Africa is now also on the BBC! Every Friday at 17.30GMT as part of BBC World’s television show Focus on Africa. Before we kick off with brand new weekly episodes though, here’s a review of three big news stories of 2014 – and the things that didn’t go quite so right for the people in power…
New episodes are published every Friday.