A partnership between Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Unitaid and the London School of Hygiene and tropical medicine has brought back season 2 of the much loved MTV Shuga Down South.
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sapositivenews.com has revealed that the cast of the new season sees the return of some of season 1 cast members such as Thuso Mbedu and Jemima Osunde of MTV Shuga Naija.
The first season aired in 2017 and season 2 is coming on February 12, 2019. “The movement was created out of a passionate and purpose driven vision”, said VIMN Africa’s Communications Director Fatima Beckham. “The 3 year partnership has been created to introduce and evaluate story-lines on HIV innovation including HIV self testing and preventative drugs into the award winning MTV drama series Shuga”, she added.
Alex Okosi, VIMN Africa Managing Director says MTV Shuga has been an incredible powerful movement. “What’s really powerful about Shuga is that it’s not just a drama series but was crafted to be something that would resonate with our young viewers who watch our channels. It has an amazing storyline and relatable characters dealing with tough issues that young people face but deals with it in a very authentic way”.