TOYOSI AKERELE ON THE RISE
The category was created by Viacom International Media Networks and MTV Base as part of the resurgent 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).
The award show will take place on Saturday 7th June 2014 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) in South Africa.
The MTV Base Leadership Award is given to “a young African under the age of 35 who through their leadership and contribution, is making a positive impact towards the growth and development of Africa across a broad spectrum of disciplines.”
Commenting on the award and choice of nominees, Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Africa, said “We are delighted to recognise the achievements of these extraordinary and inspirational young individuals who are working every day to make positive change on the African continent.”