Thursday, 24 September 2009
MTV SERIES ACTRESS IS EU AFRICAN SCHOLAR
Sharon Olago plays a reckless party girl, Violet in the forth-coming MTV series Shuga which has just finished filming. Sharon is one of the 120 young upcoming African scholars chosen to be part of the European Union mentorship and leadership-training project.
“I did not apply,” said the excited actress, “It is actually meant for junior lecturers, I’m not yet through with my Masters in Entrepreneurship Development in Nairobi University yet.”
The programme offers opportunities to young Africans upcoming scholars to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge to become leading analysts and policymakers on peace, security and development in Africa. “The programme will educate us on finding solutions to the problems that ail the country. We will be able to speak to various people and come up with policies that will can be used to aid the development in society.”
Sharon plans to undertake research that will help the youth in entrepreneurship and income generation in the Nairobi suburb of Eastleigh.
The MTV Staying Alive Ignite TV series will premiere on MTVbase, NTV and Citizen in November.
More on the MTV series
:: Valerie Kimani and Lupita get starring roles in new MTV series
:: The newbies talent that got a break in the MTV series