The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and Senegal have unveiled plans for the eighth edition of AFRIMA.
The spokesman for AFRIMA, Chinonso Ihekire, said this in a statement on Sunday.
Mr Ihekire confirmed the eighth AFRIMA would be held from January 12 to 15 in Senegal.
“The government of Senegal has accepted and undertaken to host the eighth edition of AFRIMA. The awards ceremony will now be held from January 12 to 15, 2023, in Dakar, Senegal; shifting the previous date up by four weeks as jointly announced by the International Committee of AFRIMA, the AUC and the Republic of Senegal,” said the statement.
He added, “This also means that the voting deadline for the nominees will now be shifted till January 13, 2023, at 23.00 (CAT). This will be the first time the main awards ceremony will be held in a francophone country after past editions.”