At the concluded YouTube Africa awards that took place over the weekend in Johannesburg South Africa, Kenya was well-represented scooping three awards. The three who won include comedian Churchill, makeup artist Kangai Mwiti and Jim Nduruchi.

Churchill’s show was declared Kenya’s top channel and Kangai Mwiti behind the popular Bellesa Africa channel won the makeup/fashion category. Nduruchi scooped non-profit award for his efforts to fight against jiggers.

‘’This one's for you. Thanks so much guys, for all your support. Without you there wouldn't be this. #YouTubeSSA#CreatorAwards#bellesaafrica.’’ Kangai posted after she received her award.

The awards seek to celebrate creativity and talent across the continent including those with the most subscribers. At the first ever YouTube Africa awards, Ms Susan Wojcicki the CEO of YouTube declared that the awards will celebrate achievements across the continent demonstrating their long-term commitment to Africa.

Other winners included Anne Kansiime who won two awards for her comedy show and top subscriber creator in Uganda. Tanzania was represented by none other than Diamond who won top subscribed creator in his home country.