Eku Edewor, Siyabonga Ngwekazi to host Channel O Africa Music Video Awards

The Chosen Couple: Eku Edewor and Siyabonga “Scoop” Ngwekazi

The Chosen Couple: Eku Edewor and Siyabonga “Scoop” Ngwekazi

All eyes will be on the Original African channel come Saturday, 29 November when Channel O celebrates the biggest night in African music, the 2014 Channel O Africa Music Video Awards.

Broadcast live from Nasrec Expo Centre in Soweto, Johannesburg, this year’s show-stopping event will be hosted by the small screen darling, model and presenter Eku Edewor and the ever versatile, seasoned TV presenter and director Siyabonga “Scoop” Ngwekazi alongside.Eku Edewor is a graduate of English and Theatre from the University of Warwick and has trained as an actress at the New York Film Academy. Whether gracing the covers of magazines or interviewing stars on 53 Extra, Eku has established herself firmly in the African entertainment industry as a talent on the rise. Eku’s first job in entertainment was as a production assistant to film producer, Damian Jones (The Iron Lady, Belle). It was during this time, that she struck up a close friendship with British actress, Naomie Harris (Skyfall, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) whose talent would inspire Eku to continue chasing her dream of acting.

“I feel incredibly blessed that I have been given a great opportunity to display how much I love what I do and I look forward to having a great night celebrating our musicians on the largest music platform in Africa,” adds an elated Eku.

Siyabonga, who hails from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, gained an interest in Arts from a young age and cut his teeth in the industry when he presented the pop culture magazine show Street Journal. Since then, he alongside Nonhle Thema became the face of M-Net’s Vuzu when the youth channel launched in 2009 co-hosting the weekday celebrity news magazine show V Entertainment.


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