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Lupita Nyong’o And Chiwetel Ejiofor Nominated For 2014 BAFTAs



 

Africa Rising! 
The nominations for the 2014 prestigious British Academy Film Awards square measure out and yet again, our Kenyan home girl Lupita Nyong’o  and British-Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor get nominations for their incredible portrayal in  Steve McQueen's long awaited film, 12 Years a Slave. Chiwetel is running for the Best Actor category, whereas Lupita was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress and Rising Star categories. 

So far, both actors have Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations and according to film critics, the two talented actors are being written for Academy Awards.
The director of  12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen additionally scores a nomination for  Best Director.



2014 is going to be an even bigger year for Miss Nyong'o. We are excited for her.

Good luck!

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Stella is the founder of WaAfrikaOnline.  A Pan-African at heart, passionate about Africa, human rights, women empowerment and girl child education. She's also into broadcasting. 
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