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Bonang Matheba to host the International Women in Media Conference 2018

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Media personality Bonang Matheba will be joined by Halle Berry and Taraji P. Henson at the WIM Conference in September.

Bonang Matheba has become known as the go-to personality in the entertainment industry to host live events, especially since hosting events like the MTV EMA’s red carpet in 2014, and the Miss South Africa Diamond Jubilee spectacle in 2018. Now, Matheba has landed herself another major gig in the form of the International Women in Media Conference happening in September. At the official press briefing on Wednesday, event organisers confirmed that Matheba would host the conference.

Matheba thanked the WIM conference sponsors in a tweet, saying, “Thank you for this incredible opportunity… what an honour!! 🙏🏽💖.” She then sent out a video post expressing her excitement and inviting fans to join her for the conference. Tickets cost R1,250.00 and may be purchased from Webtickets.

The WIM conference organisers confirmed on Wednesday that Matheba will be joined by guest speakers, Hollywood stars Halle Berry and Taraji P. Henson, as well as South African media icons Connie Ferguson and Claire Mawisa. The inaugural conference will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 5 and Thursday 6 September 2018. The mission of the conference is focused on changing the narrative of women in media, as well as the economic and social advancement of women in Africa and throughout the world.


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