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Nigeria Actresses

Mercy Johnson Okojie (born 28 August 1984) is a Nigerian actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie hails from Okene in Kogi State. Born in Lagos to a former naval officer, Mr Daniel Johnson and Mrs Elizabeth Johnson, she is the fourth child in a family of seven. She started her primary education in Calabar. Her father, being a naval officer, was later transferred to Lagos State where she continued her education at a Nigerian Navy Primary School. She went to a Rivers State Secondary School for her secondary education in addition to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha (born 12 July 1975) is a Nigerian actress. In 2012 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State.[1] She is the youngest of four children. Her late parents were health care professionals, her father was a medical doctor and mother a nursing officer.[6] Dominic attended the prestigious Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.

Chioma Chukwuka (born 12 March 1980, also credited as Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha or Chioma Akpotha) is a Nigerian actress and movie producer. In 2007 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for "Best Actress in a leading role", and the Afro Hollywood award for best actress in a lead role in 2010, Akpotha was born in Lagos State,[4] and hails from Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. She completed her primary education at Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State, and then proceeded to Federal Government Girls College in OnitshaAnambra State for her secondary education. She then headed to Lagos State University, where she studied Banking and Finance.

Patience Ozokwor born 14 September 1958 is a Nigerian musician, fashion designer, gospel singer and actress. She won the Best Supporting Actress 2012 & 2013 award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[1][2][3][4] Ozokwor was among 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 2014, Ozokwor was born in the village of Amaobo, Ngwo in present-day Enugu StateNigeria, and attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos. Ozokwor had a passion for acting since she was at primary school, where she would act in different stage plays.[6] She later attended Institute of management and technology Enugu, where she obtained a degree in fine and applied arts. Before starting as an actress, she was already a star before acting and first made it into radio drama. She took part in a soap opera by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) titled Someone Cares.[7] She was married at age 19[8] and has three biological children and five adopted ones who all bear her name. She lost her husband in the year 2000.[7] She expressed her life's biggest regret as not being able to marry the man of her choice, and also her children preventing her from remarrying after she lost her husband.

South African Actresses.

Sophie Lichaba (born 29 June 1973), née Mphasane, formerly Sophie Ndaba, is a South African actress. She played Queen Moroka in the soap Generations. In 2016, she was guest judge in the final Miss South Africa 2016 beauty pageant, She completed high school in Zimbabwe, after which she pursued her modeling career. Her mother sent her to an orphanage in Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe so she could get a better education than what was available in apartheid South Africa, Lichaba's father, Solly Mphasane, died in 2016.[5][6] She suffers from diabetes.[7] With her former husband, Themba Ndaba, she has two children, Rudo and Lwandle. She adopted her niece, Shallon Ndaba, following the death of her sister, Tiny Mphasane.[1] She married Max Lichaba in 2017.[8] In late 2018, Lichaba was the victim of a rumour, which claimed that she had died.

Connie Ferguson

Connie Ferguson (née Masilo; born 10 June 1970 in Kimberley but raised in Botswana is a South African actress, film-maker, producer and business woman. She is popularly known for her Karabo Moroka main role on South Africa's most popular Soap Opera, Generations.[2][3] She starred on the show from its start in 1994 until she exited in 2010. In 2014, she agreed to reprise her role on the show after a 4-year absence then permanently left in 2016, Generations (1994 - 2010; 2014 - 2016)

In 1994, she began acting a main role of Karabo Moroka, the wife of Tau Mogale and sister to Archie Moroka, in the most popular South African soap opera, Generations. She starred alongside the notable Menzi NgubaneSlindile Nodangala and Sophie Ndaba. In 2010, after playing the lead role of Karabo Moroka for 16 years, Connie announced her departure from Generations "to purse other career options". Ferguson left Generations on a good note as she returned to the soapie four years later to help relaunch Generations: The Legacy.

After her 2010 departure from Generations, she went on to star in the lead role of the critically acclaimed M-Net telenovela, The Wild, which was shot at an exotic South African game farm. She co-starred with her real-life husband until its cancellation in April 2013.

Sindi Dlathu born January 4, 1974 is a South African actress and musician. She portrayed Thandaza Mokoena on Muvhango, a role she played from the show's inception until her departure in 2018.[2][3]

Dlathu left Muvhango to play a leading role in the telenovela The River, where she plays the role of Lindiwe Dlamini-Dikana, a fierce woman, who would do anything to protect her wealth and maintain her lavish lifestyle

Dlathu was cast as the lead role's understudy in the stage version of Sarafina!. In the screen version, she worked alongside Whoopi Goldberg and was commissioned as an assistant choreographer to Michael Peters. In 1988 with the second cast led by Seipati Sothoane whom Sindi understudied. When the play went on tour, she stayed behind and did Township fever in 1989–1990 touring the US with the play for a year.

Dlathu then returned to school after four years of being with Mbongeni Ngema's committed artists. She completed her matric in 1996, and then went back to performing arts, stage plays in 1997 she was in the FNB Vita Award-winning Game, where she performed with Mary TwalaAbigail Kubeka, and the late Nomhle Nkonyeni,She won the award for favourite actress at the 2020 DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards.

Mary Kuksie Twala (14 September 1939 and she passed on  4 July 2020 and always will be remembered was a South African actress. In 2011, she was nominated for Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Twala featured in several South African local productions. She had a guest role in the first season of Generations. In 2007, she starred in local drama, Ubizo: The Calling.[3] In 2010, she played a supporting role in Hopeville, the film won numerous awards in several festivals and award ceremonies.[4] Twala played "Ma Dolly" in the film, which earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination in the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[5] After undergoing a medical procedure that kept her out of filming for months, Twala made a comeback in Vaya (film) in 2015.[6]

In 2016, she was one of the ensemble cast in Comatose, a film that featured top acts across Africa including Bimbo Akintola and Hakeem Kae-Kazim.[7] In 2017, she played a supporting role in the sport film, Beyond the River.[8][9] By October 2017, it was announced that Twala would feature in a new television drama series on Mzanzi Magic, The Imposter.

Let us appreciate them, they are all good in the jobs they have and they the face of an Africans and we are Proud of them.

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