On the occasion of the Nelson Mandela International Day, the UNESCO Center for Peace 2020 in Washington, D.C., awarded a prize to Amobe Mevegue for his commitment to the promotion and dissemination of Afro culture around the world.
In a post on Facebook, Amobe thanked the executive committee for this distinction which made him feel honored. He is currently preparing a program to help generate employment opportunities in the creative industries in Africa, the Indian Ocean as well as in the Caribbean and the Americas areas.
Amobe Mevegue is a radio and television journalist and producer. He worked on RFI, TV5MONDE, CFI and MCM Africa, among many other stations, before joining FRANCE 24. He was the founder of the UBIZNEWS TV channel, a channel which is accessible to 40 African countries. The channel is available on satellite in Africa and Europe, and worldwide through a streaming service on www.ubiznews.tv.