The several social media wars between Nigerians and Ghanaian(s) has become another way that both country’s citizens determine who has the best of things.
One of such wars is the famous jollof war which has spread abroad just so people from other countries can judge the best. On many occasions, Nigeria has won the jollof war and most people agree that Nigerian jollof rice is truly the best and now, it is considered the gold standard in terms of quality and taste.
Both Nigeria and Ghana have thriving entertainment industry. In the world of film, many actresses from both countries have graced out TV screens with talent and beauty. However, only one set can truly wear the crown.
It is now time for the next ‘battle’: To determine which of the two countries has the most beautiful actresses.
1. Nigeria has Genevieve Nnaji
She started her acting career at the age of eight. She won the African Movie Academy Award in 2005 for Best Actress in a Leading Role. It is interesting that she has appeared in over 50 films including Stand By Me and Death Warrant.
2. Ghana has Jackie Appiah
She has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards; and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007.
3. Nigeria has Omotola
Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, the leading actress has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies.
4. Ghana has Yvonne Okoro
She has received Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Award in 2010 and was nominated for African Movie Academy Awards Best Actress twice in a row in 2011 and 2012 for her movies Pool Party and Single Six.
5. Nigeria has Stephanie Okereke Linus
She has received several awards and nominations for her work as an actress, including the 2003 Reel Award for Best Actress, the 2006 Afro Hollywood Award for Best Actress, and three nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2005, 2009 and 2010.
6. Ghana has Martha Ankomah
She has acted in several movies since she appeared in Heart of Men in 2009.
7. Nigeria has Stella Damasus
She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009.
8. Ghana has Yvonne Nelson
9. Nigeria has Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw-Nuttall won the Best Actress award in 2008 at the African Movie Academy Awards. Her first role was in 1993 in “When the Sun Sets.”
10. Ghana has Juliet Ibrahim
She won the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards for her role in 4 Play
11. Nigeria has Ini Edo
She began her film career in 2000 and has featured in more than 200 movies since.
12. Ghana has Nadia Buari
She received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009.
13. Nigeria has Dakore Akande
She is an ambassador for Amnesty International, Amstel Malta and Oxfam of America
14. Ghana has Nana Ama McBrown
She found mainstream success following her rousing performance in the Twi-language movie Asoreba
15. Nigeria has Rita Dominic
In 2012 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
16. Ghana has Kafui Danku
17. Nigeria has Chika Ike
She is a UN Ambassador, Refugee Ambassador for Displaced persons and founder of the Chika Ike Foundation.
18. Ghana has Joselyn Dumas
19. Nigeria has Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson won the Best Actress award at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in 2013. By December 2013, Mercy Johnson was listed as Google’s Most Searched Nollywood Celebrity, a position she also held in 2012.
20. Ghana has Zynell Linda Zuh
Zynell has produced award winning movies like When Love Comes Around and Love Regardless.
Now, the ball is the court of readers. Who won this ‘battle’ – Ghana or Nigeria? Let’s have your votes in the comments section below.