The home shopping programme will be broadcast on weekdays 6am – 9am UK time and on weekends 8am – 10am. The shop will showcase products from diaspora small businesses and artisans offering hundreds of deals to the UK & Ireland diaspora population. Providing an ideal selection of gifts, gadgets and Christmas treats delivered directly to the home.
“Yanga! Shop will offer an unparalleled teleshopping outlet for African small business owners to sell their products directly to diaspora consumers in the UK & Ireland. Africa Media Works is proud to launch this exciting innovative way for our viewers to shop, continuing our support of African content, photography and enterprise with this showcase of African small business in the UK. Whilst making it even easier to find perfect gifts in the run up to Christmas!” said Lindsey Oliver, CEO at Yanga! TV, the home of quality African entertainment
Yanga! Shop will be presented daily by effervescent Nigerian diaspora Presenter Julian Ballantyne; one of the longest standing Shopping Television presenters in the UK. Julian was a presenter on the shopping network QVC for twenty years, as well as presenting on kids tv programme Motormouth (ITV) and long running daytime travel favourite Wish You Were Here (ITV).