Cabinet sat on Monday August 12th 2019 at State House, Entebbe, and approved Uganda’s bid to host the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2019.
Dennis Katungi, Communications and Media Relations Manager, said hosting of the event is expected to; showcase the best of Uganda to a Pan-African and Global audience.
It will provide a platform that empowers Ugandan and other African Artists, whilst celebrating creative diversity and excellence.
It will empower the Uganda youth through job and internship opportunities during the campaign, thereby maximizing skills transfer opportunities.
It will create public relations opportunities for Tourism stakeholders with global media outlet; and profile Uganda across 48 Countries in Africa and 60 territories around the world that Viacom International Media Networks African channels broadcast.