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Ugandans in Diaspora launch TV proggie

By Vision Reporter

Added 9th January 2012 03:00 PM

UGANDANS living in the Diaspora have launched a television program known as Uganda Vision Program which will be aired on Ben TV; Sky Channel 184 and on Sky B platform.

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UGANDANS living in the Diaspora have launched a television program known as Uganda Vision Program which will be aired on Ben TV; Sky Channel 184 and on Sky B platform.

UGANDANS living in the Diaspora have launched a television program known as Uganda Vision Program which will be aired on Ben TV;  Sky Channel 184 and on Sky B platform.

BEN Television (Bright Entertainment Network) is a British television channel launched in 2003,aimed mainly at expatriate Africans living in Europe and North Africa. BEN TV is unique in its mix of entertainment and information content. "The BEN ethos is, 'safe family viewing and empowering communities'."

Anthony Kadama, the producer of the programme said that Ben TV covers the entire African continent and it is the most popular Black channel in Europe.

‘The television has a viewership of 9 million people in Europe. It is a television programme mostly viewed by Black Africans and it is sponsored by Salabed International which is the leading Cargo and Money transfer company to Uganda,’Kadama explained.

It advertises real estate companies, private hospitals and hotels in Uganda. According to the Ben TV website www.bentelevision.com, the program is produced by Anthony Kadama from 7pm - 8pm every Monday evening and it is one of the most watched 12 programs and the most popular Ugandan TV program in Europe which shows comedy, music, religion, documentaries, drama and advertising.

Since its launch the television has hosted popular Ugandans like Mulindwa Muwonge, Prof Eripham Kamuntu, Eva Mbabazi, Ugandan's high commissioner to the UK Joan Rwabwomere and the deputy ambassador Isaac Sebulime and many more popular Ugandans.

The program also airs tourism tapes from Uganda.  It also aired all the speeches from ministers that attended the UK–Uganda convention, who included among others Rebbeca Kadaga, Maria Kiwanuka, Okello Oryem, Irene Muloni and Major General Benon Biraaro.

Ugandans in Diaspora launch TV proggie

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