he East African movie 18 Hours, which tells an authentic African story has been crowned the Overall Best Movie at the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, which held Saturday night at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The director of the movie, Phoebe Muguru was around to receive the award.
The movie also won the best movie in East Africa. To emerge Africa’s best, the movie beat five other contenders, such as Potato Potahto, Alter Ego, Devil’s Chest, Descent and The Road to Sunrise.There were other winners at the ceremony which kicked off at 4pm Nigerian Time with the red carpet.
Screen goddess Omotola Ekeinde won best actress in a drama series, in the flick Alter Ego, while Adekola Odunlade won best actor in the comedy ‘A Million Baby’. Nyce Wanueri won the best actress in a comedy/TV series for Auntie Boss.
Lydia Forson also wins best supporting actress in Isoken
Singer Falz was also one of the winners. He beat other contenders, including veteran Saidi Balogun to clinch best supporting actor in New Money.