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'I Love Africa' Video Competitions Aims to Show Continent in a Positive Light

Posted By Page Schindler Buchanan, Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Page Schindler BuchananWe just received notice of this competition to help present Africa in a positive light. Spread the word!

Leading African Social Network launches $3000 'I Love Africa' Video Competition


To celebrate the launch of their new 'Communities' feature, the leading African Social Network, has partnered with OH TV (a UK TV Channel) to launch the $3000 'I Love Africa' video competition., touted by Forbes in 2012 as one of Africa's hottest tech start-ups, is an online social network focused on creating and sustaining friendships for its African members. Unlike many social platforms across Africa which focus on memberships from a specific country, boasts of a very diverse membership – with regular members hailing from all 53 African countries. has recently launched a new 'Communities' ethos which encourages new and existing members to join Communities, based on their location and topics of interest. The Communities model re-enforces's focus on the African culture - which is rich in mutual respect, family and community spirit.

After a voting process by the public, the 3 most popular videos (those with the most Afroterminal 'Likes') will be shortlisted. A celebrity panel of judges from across Africa will vote to select the winner from the 3 finalists. The winner will receive a $3000 cash prize, plus an OH Box (OH TV’s portable digital TV modem).

Entries for the competition open on Monday 19th November 2012, and the 3 finalists will be selected 3 months later. "We encourage members of the public to create and post their videos early, so that they can receive enough votes. 3 months gives our participants the opportunity to create their videos, and gives the public enough time to vote,” says Charles Akpom.

For details on how participate in the I Love Africa video competition, please visit the following link:

If you are not yet a member of, simply sign up(takes less than 2 minutes) and post your video entry.

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