Idris Elba On Tonight’s’ Episode Of Mtv Base Meets…With Mtn

MTV Base meets…with MTN is a weekly show, broadcast on MTV Base (DSTV’s Channel 322), as a multimedia campaign and youth empowerment platform that has been created to give the young people of Africa a platform to engage with Global Icons.

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MTV Base Meets With MTN Featuring Akon, Russell Simmons, Alek Wek, Emmanuel Adebayor & Olusegun Obasanjo

MTV Base Meets…with MTN returns to television screens across Africa on 1 August 2012 on the back of a highly successful first season that saw African youth make positive life-changing decisions after meeting their heroes on the show. 

First initiated in 2011, MTV Base Meets…with MTN is a motivational youth empowerment and mentor ship 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 is Senegalese-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.

 


                 Akon                          Alek Wek                                        Russell Simmons

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.

Speaking on behalf of MTV Base, Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Africa, commented, “In today’s competitive business and economic environment, it is vitally important to provide strong role models, heroes and mentors to help young people achieve their goals. MTV Base Meets…with MTN aims to inspire and motivate young Africans to understand that they are key drivers in ensuring a brighter future for our continent.”

Commenting on her participation in the Meets campaign, Alek Wek said, “It was such a great day, meeting a group of young people who are both inspirational and working hard to make positive changes.”

To learn more about MTV Base Meets…with MTN, or to view clips from Season 1, please go to www.mtvmeets.com or www.mtvmeets.mobi. Connect with the campaign on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MTV MEETS or join the conversation on Twitter at #MTVMEETS

 

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MTV Base Meets…with MTN returns to television screens across Africa on 1 August 2012 on the back of a highly successful first season that saw African youth make positive life-changing decisions after meeting their heroes on the show. 

 

First initiated in 2011, MTV Base Meets…with MTN is a motivational youth empowerment and mentor ship 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 is Senegalese-American R&B and Hip-Hop artist Akonalongside other world-famous personalities including Hip-Hop pioneer and entrepreneur, Russell Simmons, South Sudanese supermodel AlekWek, His Excellency Chief OlusegunObasanjo, former President & Head of State, Nigeria, and Togolese international soccer star and Manchester City striker, Emmanuel Adebayor.

 

Akon                                       AlekWek                                 Russell Simmons

 

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.

Speaking on behalf of MTV Base, Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Africa, commented, “In today’s competitive business and economic environment, it is vitally important to provide strong role models, heroes and mentors to help young people achieve their goals. MTV Base Meets…with MTN aims to inspire and motivate young Africans to understand that they are key drivers in ensuring a brighter future for our continent.”

Commenting on her participation in the Meets campaign, AlekWek said, “It was such a great day, meeting a group of young people who are both inspirational and working hard to make positive changes.”

To learn more about MTV Base Meets…with MTN, or to view clips from Season 1, please go to www.mtvmeets.com or www.mtvmeets.mobi. Connect with the campaign on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MTV MEETS or join the conversation on Twitter at #MTVMEETS

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