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5 Ghanaian exhibits to look at on Showmax this Africa Day

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This Africa Day, rejoice a few of Ghana’s greatest tales with these 5 exhibits on Showmax, from beloved telenovela Dede to the brand new favorite ENO.

ENO | Showmax Unique

Directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso (Dede, Potahto), ENO follows Abena Baafi, a single mom who is set to meddle in her three daughters’ lives by steering them in the direction of the trail of wealthy suitors. Nonetheless, her ‘women’ have a thoughts of their very own and shortly a mom’s dream turns into a daughter’s nightmare.

The drama sequence stars Africa Magic Viewers’ Selection (AMVCAs) winner Gloria Osei-Sarfo (The Good Image – Ten Years Later) as Abena, with Miss Malaika 2018 Mariam Owusu-Poku, Ghana Films Awards nominee Esi Hammond (Rumours) and Emelia Asiedu as her three daughters.

ENO, which is the primary Ghanaian Showmax Unique title, has been the primary most-watched present on Showmax in Ghana because it premiered in March 2022.

Don’t miss the finale episode on Thursday 26 Could 2022, and an opportunity to binge-watch all 13 episodes thereafter.

Ghana Jollof | Showmax Unique

A Ghanaian-Nigerian collaboration, Ghana Jollof is the primary Showmax Unique comedy-drama in West Africa. It stars Africa Magic Viewers’ Selection Award (AMVCA) winner Funnybone and Africa Film Academy Award (AMAA) nominee Akah Nnani (Man of God) as two Nigerians who transfer to Ghana seeking greener pastures.

The all-star Nigerian solid additionally consists of multi-award-winning comic Basketmouth, who additionally govt produces; comic/actor Buchi; and Uzor Arukwe, who starred as dreaded crime boss Knight in Sugar Rush.

5 Ghanaian shows to watch on Showmax this Africa Day

The equally spectacular Ghanaian solid consists of AMAA nominee Joselyn Dumas; heartthrobs Mawuli Gavor (Chief Daddy) and James Gardiner, who at present stars in Ghana’s fashionable telenovela Dede; the uncontested ‘Queen of Ghana comedy’, Jacinta Ocansey; fashionable actuality star Portia Freelove; mannequin and actress Brihanna Kinte; veteran actor Jackson Albert Davies (Beasts of No Nation); actress Korkor Oyeba Mensah; and multiple-award-winning comic/actor Kalybos.

Shot in Lagos and Accra, Ghana Jollof is directed by AMVCA nominee Diji Aderogba (About A Boy).

Inspector Bediako

This eight-part sequence is the remake of Ghana’s hit 90s detective sequence of the identical identify, one of the beloved TV sequence ever produced in Ghana.

First launched in 1993, Inspector Bediako starred Oscar Provencal within the lead function of Inspector Bediako, a detective who’s adept at catching criminals irrespective of the scenario.

Now that includes an all-new solid, Inspector Bediako follows Anthony Woode (Inside Out) as Inspector Bediako Jnr, aka Ike, a younger detective who’s thrown into the center of a drug investigation after his promotion to an inspector on the Prison Investigation Division, Ghana Police.

Like his father earlier than him, Ike makes use of sensible and inventive means to guard the general public from hazard, investigating and fixing home prison circumstances, from kidnapping and corruption to homicide and robberies.

However regardless that he’s his personal man, as he tries to show himself to his colleagues, his legendary father isn’t too far-off. Provencal reprises his function as Inspector Bediako Snr, who, now retired, guides and advises his son on essentially the most advanced circumstances.

Inspector Bediako is produced and directed by legendary Ghanaian filmmaker Ivan Quashigah (To Have and To Maintain), who has described it as “a very Ghanaian investigative crime sequence” that tackles native crime circumstances.

To Have and To Maintain

Tailored from the hit South African sequence Single, To Have and To Maintain follows the lives of three girls in Accra as they cope with the challenges that their marriages, relationships, and careers throw at them.

5 Ghanaian shows to watch on Showmax this Africa Day

To Have and To Maintain stars Africa Magic Viewers’ Selection and Africa Film Academy winner Lydia Forson (A Sting in a Story, The Good Image) because the formidable and career-driven Akosua; Africa Film Academy winner Naa Ashorkor (The Greatest Image, Checkmate) as housewife Enyonam; and style icon and Golden Film Awards winner Zynnell Zuh (When Love Comes Round, Loopy, Beautiful, Cool) as Kuukua, a go-getter with a style for the finer issues in life.

To Have and To Maintain additionally stars Adjetey Annang (Dede, Cartel: The Genesis), Ekow Blankson (Black Earth Rising, Checkmate), Kweku Elliot (An African Metropolis) and former Huge Brother Africa housemate Elikem Kumordzie (Silver Rain).

Dede

One in every of high 10 most-watched exhibits on Showmax in Ghana in 2021, this telenovela follows the tumultuous love story between the titular Dede (Adomaa Adjeman), who begins from humble beginnings, and the wealthy Michael Robertson (Dean Amegashie) as they struggle for his or her love in a world the place everyone seems to be towards them.

5 Ghanaian shows to watch on Showmax this Africa Day

Dede additionally stars Joselyn Dumas (Glamour Ladies, Tenant of the Home) as Dede’s stepmother Felicity; Adjetey Anang (To Have and To Maintain, Quotation) as Dede’s father; Anita Erskine because the no-nonsense matriarch of the Robertson family; and James Gardiner (Ghana Jollof) as Robertson’s conniving older son.

Dede is directed and produced by multi-award-winning Ghanaian filmmaker Shirley Frimpong-Manso (ENO).

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