Lupita weeps over insecurity in Kenya

Oscar Award winner Lupita Nyong'o wipes tears during a performance by Mariwa Primary School pupils over the security situation in the country when she visited her home in Rata on July 1, 2015. PHOTO | TOM OTIENO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Dressed elegantly in a green Kitenge, pink blazer and green flat shoes, the actress who won an Oscar for her role in the movie 12 Years A slave last year was visiting her Seme home in Kisumu County for a session to mentor young girls.
  • She encouraged the girls to struggle with their identity so that they achieve what they want to be in life.
  • The more than 150 girls had a first-hand encounter with Lupita as she narrated her journey to being a Hollywood star.

Oscar Award winner Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was on Wednesday moved to tears by a poem on insecurity in Kenya.

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