County 49 follows the political intrigues of the fictional Bwatele County, Kenya’s 49th county and the nation’s breadbasket. Despite the country’s wealth, its citizens suffer from the high cost of living and scarce resources. The series has been nominated for Best Television Series, Best Supporting Actor and Best Costume Designer at the ninth Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
Nominated for Best Television Series, Single Kiasi follows the lives of three women in Nairobi as they navigate their home, work and love lives. Both seasons of Single Kiasi are available for your streaming pleasure!
Directed by Lawrence Murage and produced by Lucy Mwangi, we meet Tony and Wamz, a young couple at the take-off of their careers who are forced to review their flight plans when they become parents to twins! This coming of age comedy is nominated for Best Movie – East Africa.
Crime & Justice Lagos
A fierce contender nominated in five categories: Best Art Director, Best Lighting Designer, Best Cinematographer, Best Television series and Best Picture Editor, the series follows the Serious and Special Crimes Unit as they go up against the darkest and most dangerous crimes in the biggest and most densely populated city in Africa, Lagos! Want more?
With two of its lead actresses nominated for Best Actress in a Drama, Flawless follows four young women navigating their professional and personal lives. Their unmatched loyalty and compelling drive, form their flawed yet unbreakable bond through all the unexpectedness in their lives. The series is also nominated for Best Lighting Designer, Best Cinematographer and Best Television Series.
In a male dominated industry, Wura sheds, blood, sweat and tears to secure the success of her business – The Frontline Gold Mine. Competing for Best Actress in a Drama, Scarlet Gomez (Wura) gives a stunning performance as a woman with unhinged desire for success, who will do anything for the protection of her family – even from herself.
Real Housewives of Lagos
Nigeria’s first instalment of the global franchise, Real Housewives of Lagos brings all the expected drama and extra opulence. We follow six women living large, fighting and loving all the fancy things money can buy. RHOL is also nominated for Best Lighting Designer, Best Cinematographer, Best Television Series and Best Costume Designer.
Nominated for the Best Original Drama Series, the show follows the lives of the staff at an Accra hospital, as they navigate the challenges of their lives while saving patients.
This Best Original Comedy Series nominee follows the story of an in-love young couple who decide to move in together before taking the leap and getting married.
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