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Mathew Nabwiso beats Africa’s finest for Best Director accolade

Mathew Nabwiso and wife after receiving the award. Photo/Courtesy

Ugandan film director Mathew Nabwiso has added one more accolade to his collection after winning the Best Director award in the annual Zikomo Awards held in Zambia on Saturday.

At the ceremony held at the Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka, Nabwiso beat off competition from some of the best African directors including Kenny Rock Mumba, Rodrick Mkamba, Owas Ray Mwape, Hakizimana Rexy, Gaetano Kazuo, Neill Blomkamp, Kemi Adetiba, Tony Umezi, Emmanual Nathi Ndlovu, and Salim Ahmedy Issa to the award.

Like every supportive wife, Eleanor Nabwiso was quick to congratulate his husband for this big win.

“Congratulations are in order! hubby @nabwisom won best director at the zikoma awards in Zambia! Thank you Africa, thank you Uganda,” she tweeted.

Zikomo Awards is an International Award ceremony that acknowledges and celebrates individuals and organizations who are contributing positively and doing well in various industries.

Organizations and individuals in the Arts industry and Entrepreneurs who were nominated and voted for in different categories by the public in Zambia and across the continent were rewarded on Saturday in Lusaka, Zambia.

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