SPECIAL EDITION – Q&A with our 38th Voice and Guest Host Emmanuel Yegon in celebration of 75 episodes

Emmanuel Yegon, our 38th voice returns to assume the role of guest host as he interviews Avhurengwi to find out more about 1000 African Voices.

You can find more of Emmanuel’s work on his website – https://mobilejournalism.co.ke/author/yegon/

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The episode was produced by Emmanuel himself.

#75 – Niniola – Singer behind the hit song, Maradona, Nigeria

This episode features, Niniola, performer, singer and songwriter.

Niniola was born as Niniola Apata in Lagos State, Nigeria. She came third in the MTN Project Fame competition which saw her break into the Nigerian entertainment scene with her hit single “Ibadi” in 2015 which topped many music charts both locally and internationally. Her other hit song, Maradona remains a firm favourite among her fans.

In the episode she talks about what she learned from rejection, her collaboration with South Africa’s Busiswa and how she reacted to @Timbaland comments on her Instagram page.

Twitter – @OfficialNiniola

Instagram – officialniniola


#74 – Zikhona Sodlaka, Award Winning Actor, Singer, Dancer, South Africa

This episode features Zikhona Sodlaka, an award winning actor, singer and dancer from South Africa.

Zikhona Sodlaka is a South African actress best known for her starring roles in such television shows as Shooting Stars, Rhythm City, Soul City, Intsika and Montana. She is a Naledi Theater Awards Winner and the South African Film and Television Award Nominee. She has also acted in Tshatsha, Igazi, Generations and the films, The Two of Us and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom among others.

In the episode we talk about her love for long walks, music and audio books, her hairstyle and we do a deep dive on what makes her the lovable actress we have come to know.

@zikhonasodlaka on Twitter and Instagram



#73 – Pearl Shongwe, South African TV Presenter + Metro FM + Voice Over Artist + Miss Soweto 2011 Finalist

This episode features, Pearl Shongwe, MC, Presenter, Entrepreneur, Programme Director and Facilitator.

In this episode Pearl talks about her hopes and dreams and what it takes to be a great voice-over artist. She currently works on Morning Live (SABC) and @metrofmsa #thedriveonmetro.  Press Play to listen to 40 minutes of auditory bliss. What a great ambassador of everything that’s good about Africa.

http://www.pearlshongwe.co.za; Twitter – @Pearl_Shongwe; Instagram – PearlShongwe; #1000africanvoices