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AFRIMA 2016 Bonang Matheba, Ahmed Soultan, Ika Jong to host award show

The All Africa Music Awards is tailored to reward those who have given African music the most creative competitive edge.

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As preparations get into full gear towards the prestigious awards ceremony AFRIMA 2016 this weekend, the African Union and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards, have unveiled hosts for the Sunday November 6 ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.

The hosts, who were drawn from the three majorly spoken languages in Africa— English, French and Arabic— are Ahmed Soultan (Morocco); Ms Bonang Matheba(South Africa; and Ika Jong(Congo).

play Ahmed soultan (AFRIMA)

 

However, the Red Carpet hosts are Denola Grey, Denrele Edun, Hauwa AllahBura; and Pam Happi. Denola is a style blogger, model, fashion enthusiast, broadcaster on Ebonylife TV, Nigeria.  He has carved a niche for himself in the fashion industry.

Ika Jong play

Ika Jong

(AFRIMA)

However, the AFRIMA 2016 events will be preceded by AFRIMA Music Village on Friday, November, 4, 2016. This is a non-stop music concert with over 40 African artistes performing live at the Waterfront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria. Thousands of guests are expected in Lagos for the event.

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Aderenle Edun

(AFRIMA)

 

The grand finale, the awards night, comes up on Sunday November 6, with thousands of guests expected in Lagos from across Africa and the world. The event will hold inside the prestigious Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels & Suites.

The All Africa Music Awards is tailored to recognise and reward those who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review. Over 154 nominees are campaigning for votes from the public for the various categories of awards.

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