By Mandela Nelson Denis
South Sudan has won an International award at the just concluded African online Vocalist competition on Sunday evening.
John Ngamwahl who represented South Sudan at the online competition was so excited to speak to Juba Monitor about his awards and how it meant for the entire South Sudan.
“I am so glad to inform my country men and women that we won in all the three categories of international category, social media and vocalist category respectively on Sunday evening,” John said.
John under his “Ana junubi”, project revealed to Juba Monitor that he is going to use the award to inspire talented South Sudanese that they can be whoever they would like to be in life.
Competing with over two thousand nationals across the world was not an easy thing to John but the vocalist said he is forever grateful for the all support his fans rendered to him during the competition.
South Sudan also became number two in the social media award after being beaten by Nancy Nyachama from Iraq and the Best vocalist award was won by Susan Maximo from Kenya.
The African online Vocalist competition had contestants from United States of America, Iraq, Uganda, Canada and South Sudan amongst other countries.
African online Vocalist season 2 came to an end on the 9th of August 2020 and South Sudan was the only country that brought home more than two awards.
African online Vocalist competition is aimed at discovering the best African vocalist on earth.
Helen Mtawali Akoth, a music lecturer, mentor at Daystar University in Nairobi, Kenya is the Organizer of the African online Vocalist competition.
South Sudan known to be the youngest nation possesses hidden undiscovered talent in music, dance, drama and other talents of life such as sports.