Lupita Nyong’o wins best supporting actress in ’12 Years a Slave’ in Oscars


lupita5Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar for best supporting actress on Sunday. She was awarded for her role as the hardworking slave Patsey in the drama “12 Years a Slave” – capping a breakout awards season for the Yale-trained actress.

Historical drama ’12 Years a Slave’ won best picture at the 86th Academy Awards. While space drama ‘Gravity’ took the lion’s share of awards. CCTV’s Yakenda McGahee takes a look at the winners at Hollywood’s biggest night

Well, her win though has created quite a stir across the continent on Twitter:


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