When is AMAA 2016? - Has it got a new location at Port Harcourt?

What is AMAA? Why it has moved to Rivers State? Learn it right now

Due to decision of Nyesom Wike, Port Harcourt will become a new venue of African Movie Academy Awards.


Earlier this prestigious show took place in Bayelsa State for 9 years together. The commissioner for culture and tourism has made Rivers State the second center for realization of AMAA.

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‘Our cooperation with AMAA can become an attractive tourist platform and will help to improve show business of Nigeria. We want to show Rivers State as quiet and economically developed place which is always ready to meet new guests. Our state is known for its rich resources. Now we want to show it to people as developed tourist center. We thank the governor very much for the made decision. We promise that it will influence the state and its population well.’ – Tonye Briggs said. She has added that new vacancies for young people in the sphere of tourism will appear.

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The award will take place at night on June 11. 28 candidates will be declared already on May 11. Accra, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Banjul, Lilongwe, Ouagadougou and Los Angeles were already places of the announcement of nominees. It has several sponsors from Britain and South Africa. The Africa Magic TV channel will become the main partner of award.

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