See the Africa Mu­sic Video Awards tonight

Weekend Witness - - Arts - MUST­SEE MOVIES

THE Chan­nel O Africa Mu­sic Video Awards will be broad­cast live from Wal­ter Sisulu Square in Klip­town, Soweto, tonight.

The show will fea­ture per­for­mances by Cassper Ny­ovest, fea­tur­ing Ok­malumkook­lat, who scored a mas­sive hit this year with Gusheshe; Nige­rian hot­shots Burna Boy and Wizkid; South Africa’s The Soil, AKA and Khuli Chana; Kenya’s Vic­to­ria Ki­mani; and Zim­babwe’s Buf­falo Soul­jah.

A high­light of the 10th An­nual Chan­nel O Africa Mu­sic Video Awards will be a show­stop­ping per­for­mance by Mafik­i­zolo and this year’s spe­cial recog­ni­tion award re­cip­i­ents, P Square.

The show is be­ing hosted by Nige­rian su­per­star Naeto C and AKA.

In 2009, Naeto C won the cov­eted video of the year award for Ki Ni Big Deal, and in 2010, the track Ako Mi Ti Poju saw him take home the most gifted hip­hop video award, and a year later, most gifted African west video for 10 Over 10.

AKA, mean­while, is a mul­ti­ple nom­i­nee in 2013, with no less than three nods in • HARRY POT­TER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE — SABC3, to­day at 7.30 pm: As Harry Pot­ter be­gins his sixth year at Hog­warts, he dis­cov­ers an old book marked “the prop­erty of the Half­Blood Prince”, and be­gins to learn more about Lord Volde­mort’s dark past. Stars Daniel Rad­cliffe and Michael Gam­bon. • PAUL BLART: MALL COP —, to­day at 8 pm: When a shop­ping mall is taken over by a gang of or­gan­ised crooks, it’s up to a mild­man­nered se­cu­rity guard to save the day. Stars Kevin James. • FLIGHT­PLAN — Mzansi Magic (DStv AKA is host­ing the Chan­nel O Africa Mu­sic Video Awards tonight. PHOTO: FILE the video of the year cat­e­gory for Jeal­ousy, and col­lab­o­ra­tions with Xtatic/AKA and Priddy Ugly on Hit ’Em Up, and Zeus and Tumi on #Dat­sWa­sup. Jeal­ousy is also in the run­ning for most gifted hip­hop, a cat­e­gory AKA won in 2011 with Vic­tory Lap.

This year’s nom­i­nees also in­clude South Africa’s Oskido and Idols sea­son eight win­ner Khaya Mthethwa.

From dance pop to con­tem­po­rary Afrobeat and Afro­fu­sion, the Chan­nel O Africa Mu­sic Video Awards pro­vide a bril­liant glimpse into the diver­sity of sounds that cur­rently de­fine Africa’s mu­sic scene.

Mu­sic fans can catch a red­car­pet spe­cial from the award at 7 pm on Vuzu (DStv chan­nel 116) and then the awards show proper on Chan­nel O (DStv chan­nel 320) at 8 pm.

Another must­see this weekend is the doc­u­men­tary My Sex Life and Ev­ery­one Else’s, which will air on MTV (DStv chan­nel 322) at 9.15 pm on World Aids Day (De­cem­ber 1).

This new doc­u­men­tary vows to break down ta­boos and ask the ques­tions young peo­ple have al­ways been too em­bar­rassed to ask about sex.

From los­ing their vir­gin­ity and sex­ual ex­per­i­men­ta­tion to con­tra­cep­tion and STIs, th­ese young peo­ple were brave enough to dis­cuss their most in­ti­mate ex­pe­ri­ences on cam­era.

— Arts Ed­i­tor. DIS­CLAIMER: All tele­vi­sion in­for­ma­tion pub­lished in Weekend Wit­ness is cor­rect at the time of go­ing to press. chan­nel 161), to­day at 9 pm: A woman fly­ing back home with her young daugh­ter awak­ens to find the child miss­ing. The crew claim she was never on board to be­gin with, but the woman is con­vinced her daugh­ter has been kid­napped. • HORSE­MEN —, to­day at 9.55 pm: A bit­ter de­tec­tive griev­ing over his wife’s death dis­cov­ers a shock­ing con­nec­tion be­tween him­self and the sus­pects in a se­rial killing spree linked to the Four Horse­men of the Apoc­a­lypse. • WE BOUGHT A ZOO — M­Net, tomorrow at 10 am: A wid­ower fa­ther of two looks for a fresh start and moves his fam­ily to a prop­erty with a zoo. Here he meets the zoo’s staff, who to­gether with his chil­dren, work to re­store the zoo to its for­mer glory. • JUMPER —, tomorrow at 8 pm: A teenager with tele­por­ta­tion abil­i­ties finds him­self in the mid­dle of an an­cient war be­tween those like him and their en­e­mies. Stars Hay­den Chris­tensen, Sa­muel L. Jack­son and Jamie Bell. • ALEX CROSS — M­Net, tomorrow at 8.05 pm: A homi­cide de­tec­tive tries to match wits with a se­rial killer of rich busi­ness­men. As the two face off, the mis­sion gets per­sonal and the de­tec­tive is pushed to the very lim­its of mo­ral­ity.


The Smurfs, which is on M­Net to­day at 6 am, sees the Smurfs pre­par­ing ex­cit­edly for the Blue Moon Fes­ti­val, un­aware that the evil wizard Gargamel plots to ruin ev­ery­thing. He chases the Smurfs out of their vil­lage and forces them to go through a...

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