Most outspoken South African WWE fan AKA was, this past week, announced as the Brand and Marketing manager of the Chilewe Brands Global for their WWE beverages and snacks product line. Writing on his Twitter, Chilewe Brands Global CEO, Mike Chilewe wrote,
“We are about to change the African Business Narrative. Just hungry and focused young people doing what people think is impossible. I am happy to call AKA our business partner together with the WWE”.
Speaking at the Power Lunch TV show on CNBC Africa, AKA announced that he has officially signed a distribution contract with Chilewe Brands Global. Together with CEO Mike Chilewe, the two brands will be bringing WWE branded beverages and snacks to the whole African continent.
The move is about breaking boundaries and it is about time. Like Chilewe Brands Global CEO Mike Chilewe put it,
“African child always believe. Nothing is impossible”.
AKA, who also recently announced a partnership with Huawei, is proud and excited about this new venture. The creative took to Twitter to write, “
As a life long fan of the WWE, it gives me great pride and excitement to announce our OFFICIAL licence to distribute and manufacture beverages and snacks IN AFRICA. Coming to a store near you!