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AMAA Paints Kigali Blue With Superstars Ahead of 2018 Awards Event

Movie actors and film makers have stormed the city of Kigali ahead of the 2018 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) event scheduled for the 20th of October at the Intare Conference Arena in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Kunle Afolayan in Kigali

Actors Kunle Afolayan, Gideon Okeke and Chinedu Ikedieze aka Aki were among the first of the stars to arrived Kigali, the capital of Rwanda ahead of the event.

Other movie stars spotted in Kigali include Fred Amata, Seun Ajayi, Bob Manuel Udokwu, Chinwe Owoh and movie critic/filmmaker, Charles Novia amongst others.

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Music star Paul “RUDEBOY” Psquare also arrived Kigali. He is billed to perform at the AMAA main awards evenyt this Saturday.

On Friday, October 19, 2018, the Africa Movie Academy, organisers of AMAA 2018 will hold the African Cinema Business Roundtable in Kigali.


Media influencers are not left out as they troop into Kigali ahead of the epic making event.

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RMD, Kate Henshaw, OC Ukeje to attend 2018 AMAA in Kigali

Richard Mofe Damijo, Kate Henshaw and OC Ukeje would be leading several African movie stars to the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards holding in Rwanda.

Scheduled to hold on Saturday, October 20, 2018, the award ceremony is billed to hold at the Intare Conference Arena in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.

Richard Mofe Damijo and OC Ukeje have been nominated for the AMAA 2018 Award for Best Actor in a leading role for their roles in ‘Cross Roads‘ and ‘Potato Potahto‘.

Kate Henshaw‘s role in Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Roti’ was also nominated for the AMAA 2018 Award for Best Actress in a leading role.

The award events celebrates continental talents in the African film industry yearly. It is often referred to as the African Grammy.

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