AMAA announces Nigeria’s Nse Ikpe, Rwanda’s Arthur Nkusi as 2018 hosts


AMAA announces Nigeria’s Nse Ikpe, Rwanda’s Arthur Nkusi as 2018 hosts

Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe Etim and Rwandan comedian and radio presenter, Arthur Nkusi will be co-hosting this year’s edition of Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA), organisers have announced.

 

In its 14th edition, the award ceremony is scheduled to hold at the Intare Conference Arena in Kigali, Rwanda on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

 

Nse will be hosting AMAA for the second time in a row, having helmed the show when it took place in Lagos last year.

 

Nkusi, otherwise called Rutura is Rwanda’s foremost stand-up comedian, radio presenter and former Big Brother Africa contestant.

 

The event is being supported by the Rwanda Convention Bureau, Rwandair, Rwanda Development Board, The Radisson Blu Hotel and the Kigali Convention Centre.

 

Chairman of the AMAA Selection Committee, Mr. Shaibu Husseini who announced the nominations revealed that over 500 films were entered for this year’s edition of the Awards.

 

Husseini who represented AMAA 2018 Jury President, Dorothee Wenner made this known during the nomination announcement at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, recently.

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