How Hammersmith’s Mosunmola Abudu became Africa’s Oprah

Mosunmola Abudu
Mosunmola Abudu is still waiting to hear from Oprah

In 2006, Mosunmola Abudu experienced what Oprah Winfrey would call an “aha moment”, says The Guardian. She ditched a 20-year career in human resources (latterly at ExxonMobil) to try her hand at television.

It didn’t bother the Nigerian businesswoman that she had no experience of TV whatsoever, and her gamble appears to have paid off big time.

Having hosted the first chat show to be syndicated across Africa, “Africa’s Oprah” has just launched [...]

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