Malawian Actress ‘Mwai Simbota’ wins an award in Zambia

By McLloyd Kudzingo

Malawian Actress cum Radio Personality Mwai Simbota has won the Southern Africa Best Actress in Feature Film award at the 10th Sotambe Film Award Ceremony held in Lusaka, Zambia last night.

Simbota who works with the state broadcaster MBC, won the award for her role in ‘Our Misnomer,’ a movie which touches on the plight of persons with albinism and was premiered in Lilongwe and Blantyre on 28th and 29th July, 2023 respectively.

Several guests including Zambia’s Minister of Youth, Sports and Arts, Elvis Nkandu were among the people that patronized the awards ceremony.

Sotambe is Zambia’s biggest film festival which was established to celebrate Filmmakers from the Southern part of Africa.