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Kenyans well placed to scoop Africa Magic awards

With voting in this year’s Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2017 (AMVCAs) due to close on Friday, Kenyans have been urged to vote for their fellow countrymen.

Four Kenyans have made it to the nomination list in addition to two new movies, Kati Kati and Mganga Bomba.

Spoken word artiste and actor Elsaphan Njora has been nominated for best supporting actor in the drama movie Kati Kati.

Dorothy Ghettuba, Victor Gatonye and Daudi Otieno have also been nominated for best indigenous language movie or TV series in Swahili in Urembo, Fihi and Zilizala respectively.


Mganga Bomba has also been nominated in the same category while the movie Kati Kati has been nominated in the category for best movie in East Africa.

The movie had its world premiere in the Discover Program at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. It was selected and awarded by the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) for the Discovery programme.

The AMVCA will take place in Lagos, Nigeria on March 4th and 5th 2017.