Archive for May 5th, 2008

African Reality Show Tackles HIV/ AIDS

A hit reality television show in Africa pits 12 young Africans against some of the most serious problems facing their continent, including how to tackle the HIV/ AIDs epidemic. “Imagine Afrika,” which is on its second season, premiered on October 2007 as part of a campaign by the African Broadcast Media Partnership Against HIV/ AIDS (ABMP), a group of 53 broadcast companies in the continent that have pledged to commit 5 percent of their daily airtime (roughly one hour) to HIV and AIDS content. A…