AMAA 2018: Rudeboy to Perform as African Actors Converge on Rwanda


Paul ‘Rudeboy’ Okoye will perform at the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Rwanda.

The award ceremony will take place on Saturday at the Intare Conference Arena, Kigali.

The former member of Psquare will be the headlining artiste on a night when the best African movies will be honoured.

While in Rwanda, Rudeboy will also make a guest appearance on a live entertainment show, ‘The Jam’.

Nigerian actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim, and Rwandan comedian Arthur Nkusi will share the stage as hosts of the 2018 AMAAS.

South Africa’s ‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ leads the charge with nine nominations ahead of the award ceremony.

Malawian film, ‘The Road To Sunshine’, and Frank Rajah’s ‘In My Country’ have seven nominations apiece.

Jade Osiberu’s ‘Isoken’ and Akin Omotoso’s ‘Hotel Called Memory’ have six nominations apiece.

‘Banana Island Ghosts’ has four nominations while ‘Hakkunde’, which stars Frank Donga and Rahama Sadau, received three nominations.

‘Isoken’, ‘In My Country’, ‘Cross Roads’, and ‘Hotel Called Memory’ will be up against films from South Africa, Algeria, Ghana, and Malawi for the best film award.

Three Nigerians were nominated for best first feature film by a director. Jade Isiburu for ‘Isoken’, BB Sasore for ‘Banana Island Ghost’, and Onyeka Nwelue for ‘Ogwuetiti Obiuto’.

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