28th February, 2019
By Funmilola Olukomaiya
One Africa Music Fest is delighted to announce its first ever headline sponsorship with Africa’s leading integrated digital payments and commerce platform, Interswitch, highlighting a shared commitment of taking the best of Africa to the world.
The multi-faceted partnership between the two organizations was solidified on Wednesday, 13th February 2019. One Africa Music Fest and Interswitch have come together to engage customers through entertainment and lifestyle.
Speaking on Interswitch’s partnership with One Africa Global, Mitchell Elegbe, Group CEO of Interswitch remarked that “Africa is a youthful population and we are extremely proud of the renaissance that has been witnessed, notably in the entertainment sector, particularly with our music, which has boomed and garnered global acclaim in recent years on the strength of sheer resilience and a spirit of enterprise. This is mirrored by the growing influence of the One Africa Music platform, and as an integrated payment brand focused on enabling commerce and wealth-creation in African markets, we remain relentless in our quest to actively engage and reward our consumers across the continent, leveraging platforms that best resonate with their identified passion-points, such as the One Africa Music Fest”.
Similarly commenting on the development, PaulO, CEO, One Africa Global/One Africa Music Fest said “It’s been my life’s mission to showcase Africa to the World, I am excited and equally proud to announce this partnership! As two proudly African brands united by a common vision to showcase the very best of what Africa has got to offer, we are on a journey to take Africa to the world and I am happy it is with Interswitch and its flagship consumer brand, Quickteller”
This year the Interswitch One Africa Music Fest will take place in New York on the 10th of August at The Ford Amphitheatre, in London on the 24th of August at The SSE Arena, Wembley, and in Dubai on the 15th of November at the Festival Arena, Festival city Dubai.