Lagos - Africana Literati, a new arts and culture TV show, which promotes African literature, is set to premiere on TV.
Isabella Akinseye, award winning essayist, writer and On Air Personality, is the host of the program.
According to Akinseye who is also the brain behind the project, “Africana Literati TV show is aimed at reviving the reading culture with a focus on celebrating our own stories and culture."
Akinseye said Africana Literati is making reading and learning cool, on each episode, culture critic, Dr. Wilfred Okiche reviews a book by an African author and budding OAP, Harri Obi handles the vox pop segment.
The 13-episodes series, with each episode running for half an hour, includes profiles of African literary greats, top 5 countdowns, African proverbs and giveaways,to nurture budding writing talent.