Mo Abudu receives 2019 Médailles d’Honneur at MIPtv in Cannes

CEO of EbonyLife Media, Mo Abudu, was awarded the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur (medal of honour) at the MIPTV ceremony in Cannes, France, on the 8th of April 2019. She makes history as the first African and Nigerian recipient of this prestigious award, given to senior executives who have made their mark in the global television industry, as well as contributed to the development of the international television community. Abudu is considered one of Africa’s most prolific producers. In 2013, when she launched EbonyLife TV, it was Africa's first global black entertainment and lifestyle network. It has since produced a slew of original programmes and notable series such as The Governor, about Nigeria's first female governor, the drama Sons of the Caliphate, about rival powerful families in northern Nigeria and Africa's first legal series, Castle & Castle. Abudu oversees five divisions of EbonyLife Media, namely EbonyLife TV, EbonyLife Films, EbonyLife ON, EbonyLife Studios...