Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Monday, November 07, 2016

Nigerian television to promote hope

This BBC article includes a 2-minute video that's worth looking at. It's worth examining at the very least to ask ourselves, "What are we seeing that is unexpected?" More videos of "The Johnsons" are available on YouTube.

Nigerian family sitcom 'embodies hope'
With the economy in recession, Nigerians are hoping to laugh at least some of their problems away.

A popular television sitcom - The Johnsons - is proving to be just the thing. It stars some of the country's top actors, who are using satire and humour to highlight some of their country's problems and lighten the mood.


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