MTV Base is set to drop Choose or Lose, a groundbreaking one-hour program airing on MTV Base DStv channel 322, May 15 at 17:30 CAT. Hosted by the uber-cool Lerai and seasoned comedian Eugine Khoza, the show promises to ignite conversations and inspire action among the youth of South Africa.

In Choose or Lose, a panel discussion called “Youth Ringaz” will be moderated. The panel will consist of a wide collection of young activists, each with their own distinct viewpoint. Mandisa Nduna (Zulu Mecca), Zulaikha Patel, Zethu Gqola, Nicholas Van J, Thakgi Ledwaba, and Tshepiso Malema are all esteemed members of the board. They will discuss important national issues and provide new perspectives that young Mzansi can relate to.

As South Africa marks 30 years of democracy and gears up for the upcoming elections on May 29, MTV Base recognizes its role as the continent’s premier youth and pop culture brand. Choose or Lose aims to empower and mobilize young voters, urging them to make their voices heard at the ballot box.

When asked about MTV Base‘s dedication to youth empowerment and meaningful dialogue, Monde Twala—Senior Vice President & Co-General Manager Paramount Africa & Lead BET International—commented.

“MTV Base is dedicated to sparking conversations that challenge norms and drive cultural change. We believe in the power of young people to shape the future of our nation and Choose or Lose exemplifies our mission to empower action and inspire active citizenship.”

Twala added

Lerai expressed excitement about leveraging MTV Base‘s entertainment platform to empower youth having recently joined on as MTV Base’s culture queen.

“As the number one youth entertainment destination on the continent, MTV Base has a responsibility to uplift and empower young people. Choose or Lose is an opportunity for us to amplify the voices of youth activism and encourage our audience to engage in matters that shape and shift the future.”

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Eugine Khoza echoed Lerai’s sentiments, highlighting the inspiring nature of the panelists.

“We’re honored to host such a diverse and passionate group of young leaders on Choose or Lose. Their dedication to making a difference in the lives of youth is truly inspiring, and we hope their stories will ignite a spark of activism among our viewers.”

MTV Base invites viewers to join the conversation on the X streets and tuning in to Choose or Lose on MTV Base DStv channel 322, May 15 at 17:30 CAT. Don’t miss this electrifying program that promises to empower, inspire, and mobilize the youth of Mzansi.