TFAA announces Vimbai Mutinhiri, Taymesan Emmanuel as Season Hosts

…Calls for heroes and champions beating Corona in Africa D-banj, Tara, Sangu Delle and Nadine Ibrahim

Ahead of its fifteenth edition, The Future Awards Africa has rolled out an exciting lineup of activities surrounding its iconic award event. TFAA pioneering a near-complete pivot to virtual platforms in response to global trends accelerated by the Coronavirus pandemic. the Future Awards will be hosting many of the now familiar beats on its journey to the culminative award ceremony via The Future Awards Africa Instagram handle, while maintaining the physical presence of the award itself. The virtual activities will be carried out multiple interfaces other Future Project associated platforms.

In anticipation of the main event, some announcements were made on Monday, May 25 by Adebola Williams, CEO, RED | For Africa. These announcements, which are integral to The Future Awards Africa event structure, introduced to the season’s hosts, and made public some of the new projects The Future Project plans to embark on.

May 25 was a most opportune to make these announcements, as it also commemorates Africa Day, a celebration of Pan-Africanism on the continent and beyond. Through an Instagram live hosted by Adebola Williams on The Future Awards Instagram account, guests pledged support to the initiative and celebrated the which Africa-wide focus of the awards this year.

After announcing this season’s theme “The Convocation”, the hosts for this year’s events were announced. Multimedia presenter, influencer, as well as past season host Taymesan Emmanuel and acclaimed presenter Vimbai Mutinhiri were as season’s hosts of the fifteenth edition of the Future Awards Africa.

Another major announcement that was made was the launch of Beating Corona Heroes & Champions project, presented by The Future Awards Africa. The project which set to be a TV and Digital Telethon, will kick off on Sunday, 16 August, .It powered by RED, in partnership EbonyLife TV & Consolidated Media Associates Limited.

The call for nominations for Beating Corona Heroes across Africa, which aimed at spotlighting unsung heroes at the frontline this pandemic, was also made open the Instagram live.

The Future Awards Africa, is a series of awards that celebrate young people the ages of 18 and 31, who have made outstanding achievements in the year under consideration. Forbes has described the awards as “Nigeria’s most important awards for outstanding young Nigerians”.

The idea for the awards was conceived by Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams in 2005. This year, the award is supported by The African Union, Bella Naija, Y!Africa, Cool FM and EbonyLife TV.