The Second season of MTV Base’s popular youth show, MTV Base Meets…with MTN is currently airing on the channel.
According to MTV Base:
MTV Base Meets…with MTN is a motivational youth empowerment and mentorship initiative and multimedia campaign that connects African youth with the thought leaders, opinion formers, decision makers and role models who shape their world.
Sponsored by Africa’s leading mobile operator, MTN, Season 2 of MTV Base Meets…With MTN features an exciting and varied line-up of interviewees, including leading figures from the realms of entertainment, politics, fashion and sport, hand-picked to inspire African youth to fulfil their full potential. Among the opinion formers and thought leaders taking part in the series isSenegalese-American R&B and Hip-Hop artist Akon, alongside other world-famous personalities including Hip-Hop pioneer and entrepreneur, Russell Simmons, South Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek, His Excellency Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President & Head of State, Nigeria, and Togolese international soccer star and Manchester City striker, Emmanuel Adebayor.
In each episode of MTV Base Meets…with MTN, ambitious young Africans from all walks-of-life pose hard questions to high-profile “thought leaders” about issues close to their hearts – in an intimate and informal environment, with no questions off-limits. Topics on the agenda include entrepreneurship, education, youth culture, politics, sport, racism, gender issues and the African Renaissance.
If you are on the continent tune in MTV Base (DSTV channel 322). Visit the website www.mtvmeets.com for more information on when the program will air! Also check out the facebook page www.facebook.com/MTVMEETS for lots more information and pictures.
*sidebar* Mazuba Kapambwe who we featured on isthisAFRICA? in the past is a panelist on the Alek Wek episode so look out for her! Read her interview with us here.