First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama underlined her commitment to and support for youth on the African continent by participating in the groundbreaking African TV series and multimedia campaign, MTV Base Meets…
MTV Base Meets Michelle Obama will air during the DStv Open Weekend which starts from Friday July 19 at 14:00 CAT and will end on Monday July 22 at 11:00 CAT. During the period, a selected number of channels will be opened to all DStv subscribers.
MTV Base Meets Michelle Obama was recorded on 29 June during the President and First Lady’s visit to South Africa. Mrs Obama will deliver remarks and participate in a discussion with youth at an event organized in conjunction with African youth and music channel MTV Base, and Google+.
The First Lady will be joined at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre by teenagers from across South Africa, as well as students joining virtually in cities around the U.S. via Google+ Hangouts in: Los Angeles, California; Kansas City, Missouri; New York City, New York; and Houston, Texas.
MTV Base Meets Michelle Obama will premiere to 52 countries across sub-Saharan African on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) during the DStv Open Weekend on Friday 19 July at 17.00 CAT and will be rescreened on Saturday 20 July at 13.30 CAT, Sunday 21 July at 10.00 CAT, Monday 22 July at 20.30 CAT and Friday 26 July at 20.00 CAT.