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All Hail Sauti Sol, Khaligraph, Nikita Kering and Rash Band for Winning at AFRIMA 2019

’s crème de la crème in gathered at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites for the All Africa Awards (AFRIMA) last weekend, held in Lagos, Nigeria.

Hosted by South African actress Pearl Thusi and DRC comedian Eddie Kadi, the sixth annual event saw a night of pure delight from electrifying performances by ’s Skibii and Joe Boy, to the celebration of ’s diverse culture present.

The award ceremony which aims to celebrate African globally, selected nominees in 36 categories, which comprised the Continental category – celebrating genres and forms- and Regional category that focuses on the artists’ outstanding achievements.

This year saw seven Kenyan acts nominated, among them Nyashinski, Olivia Ingasiani Ambani and Judy Stevens.

Nikita Kering made history as the first female to win both Best Female Artist Eastern and Revelation of the African Continent awards, at only 17. Kering was over the moon and took to Instagram to celebrate with fans.

“We did it!! Youngest ever AFRIMA nominee and now the winner of; Best female in Eastern and Revelation of the African continent! Thank you so much to all that took their time to vote!” She wrote.

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