Local comedienne Anne Kansiime won big at the recently concluded Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards that were hosted by Google in Johannesburg, South Africa last week.
Kansiime won two awards including Top Subscribed Creator in Uganda and Comedy category.
The YouTube Awards celebrate the diverse talent and creativity associated with the channel.
Nominees were chosen based solely on subscriber numbers. Users had to have a minimum of 50 000 subscribers to qualify and be based and currently residing in one of eight launched countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
Here’s a full list of the winners:
Broadcaster – Channels Television
Comedy – Kansiime Anne
Comic – Ramscomics / Supastrikas
Education – Retutpro – Photography and Photoshop Tutorials
Entertainment – NdaniTV
Fitness – Six Pack Factory
Games – Slushy AJ
Makeup and fashion – Kangai Mwiti
Music – Yellow Brick Cinema
News and politics – Millard Ayo
Nonprofit – Jim Nduruchi
People and Blogs – Suzelle DIY
Pets and animals – Earth Touch
Top Subscribed Creator in Uganda – Kansiime Anne
Top Subscribed Creator in Ghana – OfficialSarkodie
Top Subscribed Creator in Kenya – Churchill Show
Top Subscribed Creator in Nigeria – Mark Angel Comedy
Top Subscribed Creator in Senegal – Prince Arts
Top Subscribed Creator in South Africa – Yellow Brick Cinema
Top Subscribed Creator in Tanzania – DiamondPlatnumz
Top Subscribed Creator in Zimbabwe – Mufti Menk