Omotola, Camille host the event

Top actress and one of the Time Magazine’s 100 most influential persons in the world, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde, and US television Star, Camille Winbush, known for her star performance in ‘Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai’ ,’Eraser’, ‘7th Heaven’ among others, will co-host the AMAA show as part of the high points of the 2015 edition, AMAA organizers disclosed.


Also, South African Platinum-selling singer, Miss Lira, and Nigerian Kcee will headline the show as performing musical artistes and the duo will be joined by equally talented and popular Asanda Asa Mqiki.

The choice of the two leading showbiz personalities, according to the event organizers, is to raise the bar this year and offer the audience a combination of show hosts that will give them a great experience. This year edition of AMAA, says the organizers, will be a special edition in its 11 years of existence as the prestigious continental awards will be hosted by the city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa tonight.

The host city, popularly called ‘City of the Legends,’ will play host to over 1500 creative professionals within and outside Africa. They will converge on the city that is the home of legends such as Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Walter Sisulu.

Dr. Danny Jordaan, the Mayor of Port Elizabeth, in a statement said the government, the people of South Africa, and the city of the legends in particular, are ready to receive all delegates from around the world.

“We are fully ready to host a great event and everyone coming for AMAA in Port Elizabeth this year can only look forward to a very great and exciting experience,” said the Mayor.