Sophy Aiida, a high-profile Cameroonian broadcaster, will host the fourth All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
Organisers of the award, the African Union and the international committee of AFRIMA, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday.
Sophy will host the AFRIMA event alongside African-American superstar, Akon.
“Sophy was born in Paris, moved to New York where she spent 15 years before returning to Cameroon to contribute to her homeland. The multilingual and multi-talented woman is regarded as one of Central Africa’s biggest show host. Sophy has also acted in rave African French-speaking movies and has also dropped a debut single,” the organisers said.
“Sophy Aiida is the co-founder of the Nakande Project, an initiative that supports the emergence of great young women through its education, empowerment and mentorship programmes. She has hosted various annuals show and events in Africa.
The AFRIMA Music Village which presents non-stop open music festival of live performances from African stars and nominees, is scheduled to hold on Friday, while the 2017 AFRIMA award is fixed for November 12 at the EKO Hotel & Suites, Lagos, and will be broadcast live across 84 countries in Africa.