TV personality Somizi Mhlongo to lead host team at SAMAS24


JOHANNESBURG, May 23 – Television and Radio personality Somizi Mhlongo has been named as the lead host for this year’s South African Music Awards (SAMA24).

Somizi, who will be the main host of the awards for the third time, is going to be joined by fellow radio and reality television star Dineo Ranaka and comedian Mpho Popps.

RiSA CEO Nhlanhla Sibisi said: “We are going all out to ensure that SAMA24 is a dazzling experience … we believe Somizi, Dineo, and Mpho will hit all the right notes and leave us entertained.”

North West Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs spokesperson, Shuping Sebolecwe, said: “We are convinced that these personalities will enhance the entertainment element of the show and make it all the more memorable”.

The awards will be handed out on 2 June 2018.

– African News Agency (ANA)