For the first time ever, a Kenyan has won an Oscar. Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o bagged the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the movie ’12 Years a Slave’ defeating American Hustle’s Jennifer Lawrence who bested her at the Golden Globes.
Lupita Nyong’o becomes the second African to do so after South African Charlize Theron.
Watch her moving speech after getting the award.
Congratulations to Lupita.