Written by Emmanuel Ogbeche

MTV Base: Bill Gates to meet African youth

Viacom International Media Networks, VIMN Africa, is excited to reveal that Microsoft owner, Bill Gates, is to appear on a special episode of “MTV Base Meets…”
The US entrepreneur and philanthropist will make a special TV appearance in MTV Base Meets Bill Gates, discussing his views on the future of African technology, innovation and development with a group of African youth.
Produced by MTV Base (Africa), the show will seat Bill Gates alongside a panel of leading African tech entrepreneurs, innovators and social investors, making valuable contributions in the energy, employment, health, environment and education sectors.
The panelists comprise Nigeria’s Chris Kwekowe (23), George Mtemahanji (23) from Tanzania, Brian Gitta (24) from Uganda, Thato Kgathlanye (23) and Siya Xuza from South Africa (27) and Martha Njeri Chumo (21) from Kenya.
Nigerian panelist Chris Kwekowe is the co-founder of Slatecube, a service that adequately solves the constraints of e-learning to help solve youth unemployment in Nigeria.
Slatecube aims to link more qualified and well-deserving Nigerian students with top-notch organisations. Nearly 200 individuals actively use the Slatecube service to take free courses, acquire new knowledge, read new books, and serve virtual internships.

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