MTV Base Meets Bill Gates

Our friends at MTV Base are excited to reveal that 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 aged between 21-27. Making valuable contributions in the energy, employment, health, environment and education sectors, the panellists comprise George Mtemahanji (23) from Tanzania, Nigeria’s Chris Kwekowe (23), Brian Gitta (24) from Uganda, Thato Kgathlanye (23) and Siya Xuza from South Africa (27) and Martha Njeri Chumo (21) from Kenya.


MTV Base Meets Bill Gates was recorded at artSPACE, in Durban, South Africa during Bill Gates’ visit to the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in July. The show will subsequently air across Africa on MTV Base (SA) on 5 August 2016 at 17:30 CAT, on MTV Base (ROA) on 5 August 2016 at 18:30 WAT, and on MTV on 13 August at 20:00 CAT.

So #GetInspired and keep your eyes glued on MTV Base for “MTV Base Meets”.