“Au pays des Sao,” the first original Chadian fiction podcast, will be broadcast on RFI CLV Tchad starting from December 15th.

“Au pays des Sao,” the first original Chadian fiction podcast, will be broadcast on RFI CLV Tchad starting from December 15th.

Beginning on Thursday, December 15th, RFI will air “Au pays des Sao,” a dramatic comedy series featuring 40 Chadian actors. This series offers listeners an intimate glimpse into the family life of Bintou, a young Chadian mother.

Synopsis

The podcast titled “Au pays des Sao” takes listeners on a journey through the family life of Bintou, a young Chadian mother. A nurse, Bintou is married to Kouma. After their daughter, Zara, is born, the couple decides to move into Kouma’s family residence, to enable them save money to be able to buy their own house. This decision raises unexpected questions across the entire family. Between her baby and her marital life, constant criticism from her mother-in law, her job at the health centre and her relations with the flamboyant customers who visit the family breakfast shop, Bintou’s hands are full. 

“Being born to Toumaï comes with the pride of experiencing this Sao lifestyle, the risk of being heartbroken but choosing all the same to love even more. Extract culled from the credits & performed as slam by Saïba NGOUSMON, aka Say Baa 

 

The intrigue in this audio show is built around everyday characters whose growth, across every episode, raises awareness about issues relating to HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and patient welcome in health facilities, especially health centres. A cocktail of touching stories, 

Youths and Women Yearn for Democratic and Inclusive Governance! 

 

Florence NODJILOUM, Bintou

 

Bouchra KHALIL ALIO, Zara, fille de Bintou et narratrice

Jean Kevin NGANGNODJI MINDJA, Kouma

 

« Au pays des Sao » is a series produced by RAES in collaboration with WenakLabs, with the support of Expertise France.

 

Authors and scriptwriters for the radio serial: Roxane Dogan, Marianne Paulot, and Tidiane Thiang Director: Tidiane Thiang Executive Producer: Romain Masson

 

 

 

*RAES is a Senegalese NGO with over 15 years of experience in education through entertainment. It conducts media production activities and social mobilization.

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