DW and Joy News look for Accra’s local heroes

The new Heromobile is hitting the streets of Ghana in October looking for interest­ing stories from people in Accra. Each weekend will include two stops with concerts and contests.

From 16-17 and 23-24 of October, the Heromobile will be going to different neighbor­hoods in Accra in search of local heroes – anyone who stands out, makes a difference or is looking for change. DW and Joy News will be collecting these stories, taking pictures of the protagonists and celebrating at the same time.

The Heromobile accompanies the launch of DW’s international news channel, which was made with local heroes in mind and is available on Multi TV in Ghana.

Each stop of the roadshow will be accompanied by the musical acts from around Accra – and the events are free. The lineup is fitting for Ghana’s local heroes, with musical acts like VVIP, Obrafour, Skrew Faze and Gasmilla. In addition, the organiz­ers will be taking pictures of attendees and collecting stories from the crowd.

Each participant who shares their story and has their picture taken will have a chance at winning a digital camera. More information about the events and the schedule is available at dw.com/heromobile.

“As a trusted source of international news, DW provides global insights to local heroes worldwide,” says Sevan Ibrahim-Sauer, Head of Distribution Africa at DW. “On DW News, we put a focus on African issues and provide in-depth coverage to the headlines worldwide.

By working with Multimedia Group Ltd. in Ghana, DW has found a partner that shares this goal of providing international news and insights to audiences in Ghana.”

“We are happy to put a focus on Accra’s local heroes,” says Abdulai Awudu, Director of Programmes at Multi TV.

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, news and information with content in 30 languages. The flagship channel DW provides analysis and insights to viewers around the globe, reporting on im­portant issues in English 24/7.

With continuous news reports, special features and talk shows covering everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports, DW brings people closer to what matters most – made in Germany, made for minds. DW is available in Ghana by using the Multi TV Digibox.

Multi TV is part of the Multimedia Group Ltd., the largest Private media group in Ghana. It is a multiple channel direct to home (DTH) platform that delivers special targeted channels to viewers across Ghana.

Joy News is a dedicated 24 hours news and current affairs television channel. The channel provides factual, transforming, informative, educative, entertaining content through various genre and form such as local and foreign News bulletins, Current Affairs, Talk Shows, Documentaries and Magazine shows. Our “Live” news, Breaking News and In-depth analysis are the hallmarks.


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