2015 South African of the Year Awards – President Zuma on guest list


His Excellency President Jacob Zuma to attend the ANN7 South African of the Year (SATY) 2015 Awards.

Africa News Network (ANN7) announced today that Honourable President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Zuma will grace South African of the Year Awards 2015 with his presence. President Zuma will be joined by South Africa’s finest talent and personalities nominated in different categories for their inspiring and extraordinary work. The President will also hand over the prestigious South African of the Year Award to the winner.

The SATY 2015 Awards take place this year at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate on October 17. Hosted by TV news channel ANN7 the Awards both celebrate and honour prominent and unheralded South Africans excelling in various fields. The awards night will witness performances by a spectacular line-up of international & local artists -International superstar Jason Derulo will perform with top local stars AKA, Mafikizolo, ChianoSky, Mango Groove and The Soil.

The awards will mark the second anniversary of 24-hour TV news channel Africa News Network ANN7 and the theme of the SATY awards this year will be “Unity in Diversity”. It will reflect the efforts of exceptional South Africans to unite us as a nation and a celebration of our diversity in pursuit of the ideals and dreams of Madiba and other struggle heroes. The function will be attended by various international guests and South Africa’s who’s who.

Adding to the glitz and glamour are TV personality Minnie Dlamini, ex-Miss South Africa Cindy Nell, actor Masego “Maps” Maponyane and model-turned-businesswoman, Jo-Ann Strauss, who have been announced as the hosts of SATY 2015.

The awards will be broadcast LIVE on ANN7 DStv Channel 405 on 17 October from 18:00 onwards.