Organisers of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled Vimbai Mutinhiri and Taymesan Emmanuel as the season hosts of the 2020 award ceremony.
In anticipation of the main event, Adebola Williams, CEO, RED | For Africa, also announced the launch of a new initiative tagged Beating Corona Heroes Across Africa.
Making the announcement via the Instagram handle of TFAA, Williams said 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 with multiple interfaces with other Future Project associated social media platforms.
Another major announcement that was made was the launch of Beating Corona Heroes & Champions project, presented by The Future Awards Africa.
The project which is set to be a TV and Digital Telethon, will kick off on Sunday, 16 August, 2020. It is powered by RED, in partnership with EbonyLife TV & Consolidated Media Associates Limited.
The call for nominations for Beating Corona Heroes across Africa, which is aimed at spotlighting unsung heroes at the frontline during this pandemic, was also made open during the Instagram live.
TFAA, is a series of awards that celebrate young people between 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”.