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Omon Okor

I lived in Nigeria for my entire childhood. When I came to the United States, my eyes were opened as to how unaware other countries were to the overwhelming economic and cultural challenges of Africa.  It was then I knew I was meant to dedicate my life to bringing a voice to those still in the shadows and to enlighten those totally unaware of the atrocities women and children in Africa endure.

MTV Launches Shuga Down South

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The much anticipated #MTVSHUGADS was officially premiered on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 were members of the media, cast of #MtvShuga and industry personalities were invited to the Pink Carpet night at the popular Monte Casino to witness the 1st episodes of the drama series.

  

The drama series which follows the lives of young people on the African continent with the aim of fighting HIV/AIDS has made way to the streets of Johannesburg as it was originally shot in Nairobi, Kenya.

  

In a media release, Mtv Shuga announced that the South African government; Department of Education supports the the series along with The U.S President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) amongst others.

  

Mtv Shuga: Down South is produced on behalf of the MTV Staying Alive and MTV Base by Quizzical Pictures.

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Mtv Shuga which includes actors like Clint Brink & Winnie Mashaba  will premiere on Wednesday 8 March on MTV Base on 21:30 CAT & Mtv Base (ROA) at 22:05 WAT.


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Author
Omon Okor

I lived in Nigeria for my entire childhood. When I came to the United States, my eyes were opened as to how unaware other countries were to the overwhelming economic and cultural challenges of Africa.  It was then I knew I was meant to dedicate my life to bringing a voice to those still in the shadows and to enlighten those totally unaware of the atrocities women and children in Africa endure.



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