Lupita Nyong’o Writes A Heartfelt Message To Kenya On Jamhuri Day

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong’o, has honored Kenya’s 60 years of independence in a lovely way.

On Tuesday, December 12, the nation observed Jamhuri Day, with President William Ruto leading the celebration in Nairobi’s Uhuru Gardens. Lupita posted a video on social media to commemorate the important day in which she declared Kenya to be her motherland and expressed her deep love for it.

Lupita’s in-depth experiences in the nation were captured in the video, which also highlighted many facets of Kenyan culture. It began with a moving homage to Nairobi. She talked about her favorite aspects of the nation, which included the food, the people, and the landscape.

Lupita also emphasized the love of family and community while praising Kenyans for their unity and pleasure. Her time spent with her loved ones across the nation was captured throughout the entire clip, which transported viewers around Kenya, from the busy streets of Nairobi to the serene countryside teeming with rich vegetation.

Additionally, Nyong’o was appointed president of the international jury for the 74th Berlin International Film Festival, which was announced on Monday by the Berlinale. The “12 Years a Slave” and “Black Panther” franchise star will serve as the jury’s top judge. The 2024 Berlinale will take place from February 15–25, 2024.

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