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Egyptian-American Rami Malek Wins Big at the 2019 Golden Globes

He's the second actor of Egyptian origin to snag the award for Best Actor in a Drama—this time for his role as Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody.'

Three time's a charm for Rami Malek as he makes history once again during awards season.

The Egyptian-American actor finally snagged his first Golden Globe after three nominations for Best Actor in a Drama for his star role as Queen's Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, Deadline reports.


This makes Malek, 37, the second actor of Egyptian origin to win this award after Omar Sharif, who won for his role as Yuri Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago in 1965. Malek is also the first actor of color to take this trophy home in 13 years since Forest Whitaker's win for his role as Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland back in 2006.

Revisit his heartfelt acceptance speech below.

Rami Malek Wins Best Actor, Drama - 2019 Golden Globes (Highlight) youtu.be

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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