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    Adom TV To Start Showing A Ghanaian Telenovela, ‘SANKOFA’

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    Known for showing more of Hindi/Indian telenovelas, Adom TV is set to air a Ghanaian Telenovela, ‘SANKOFA’
    ‘Sankofa’, is a locally produced telenoveloa which is mainly in the local(Twi) language. It will start showing from Monday, May 7, 2018 on Adom TV.
    The new series, elaborates on the matrilineal inheritance system of most Akan groups.
    This, however become the second Ghanaianovela after TV3’s ‘Sadia.’

    Synopsis

    This is a story of a King who is married to a woman who has failed to bear any fruits of the womb for as long as the marriage lasted.
    Frustrated and fearing that he may not have an heir to his throne, the King makes an expected decision – marry another wife who immediately becomes pregnant for him.
    The plot gets thicker, has an heir been born? Will this heir survive the intrigue of the palace? Will this child bring happiness into the life of the King?
    The SANKOFA series, will provide answers to the question, “is the child really the King’s?” But most important in the series is how the truth is finally revealed.
    Already in suspense, then don’t forget to keep your channel always on Adom TV, so as not to miss any episode of this movie.

    This captivating story, filled with suspense, will start airing on Adom TV from Monday to Thursday from 1:30pm to 4pm each day.

    Following the SANKOFA ‘Kumnovela’ series will be a chatroom discussions. Presenting this, will be Adom TV’s, Maame Akua Austin.
    Maame Akua is also the presenter of Asempa FM’s flagship show, Abrabo.
    The launch of this series took place in press conference on Monday at the premises of The Multimedia Group, Kokomlemle.
    Present were some members of management of the Multimedia Group, producers, directors and cast of Sankofa. Also gracing the vent was the Director of Creative Arts, Ghana, Socrates Sarfo.
    Co-producer of Sankofa, Oheneyere Mercy Asiedu, extended her gratitude to the station. She was was grateful to Adom TV for the opportunity given to a locally-produced series to be aired the station with the highest viewership.
    She asked for more support for the industry in order to avert the dying Ghanaian culture.
    Speaking at the launch was the Channel Manager of Adom TV, Abena Yiadom. According to her,  SONKOFA is a natural progression of Adom TV’s programming philosophy of providing local content to an audience who cherish content delivered in a language they can relate to.
    It also fits into the strategic vision of The Multimedia Group to help grow the creatives industry in Ghana.

    Sankofa is a collaboration between Adom TV and Mesduah Productions.



    The word ‘Sankofa’ is however, a word in the Twi languauge of Ghana  that translates to “Go back and get it” (san – to return; ko – to go; fa – to fetch, to seek and take). It also also refers to the Asante Adinkra symbol represented either with a stylized heart shape or by a bird with its head turned backwards while its feet face forward carrying a precious egg in its mouth.
    Sankofa is often associated with the proverb, “Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi,” which translates as: “It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten.”
    The Ghanaian media has over the years witnessed massive clog in several foreign telenovelas. Mainly shown are those of the Indians, mexican, Brazil, Venezuela the Philippines, Spain and the USA. It is only wise that we go back and our culture and inculcate them in our movies.

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