Trevor Noah backs out as host of MTV African Music Awards, replaced by Bonang Matheba

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah will no longer be hosting the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) scheduled for tomorrow evening. The comedian has published a statement on Twitter saying he is unable to travel due to ill health. Noah is suffering from a severe upper respiratory and ear infection affecting his vocal chords.

He has been ordered to rest and has apologised to fans. Noah has been replaced by Bonang Matheba.

Music channel MTV Base (DStv channel 322) has appointed Bonang Matheba as the host of the MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016.“, MTV