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Uganda Crowns Mr. And Miss HIV Positive

Uganda Crowns Mr. And Miss HIV Positive

It had all the trappings of a typical beauty contest: Contestants in evening gowns strutting before the judges, a talent portion, and of course, a sparkly tiara for the winning lady. But the third annual Y+ Beauty pageant held in Kampala, Uganda, this past weekend also had some unusual features. All of the more than […]

Uganda Bans Mini-Skirt: Ugandan Students Strike Over Mini-Skirt Ban

Uganda Bans Mini-Skirt: Ugandan Students Strike Over Mini-Skirt Ban

More than 1,300 students of Aduku Secondary School, Apac District, have been sent home following a violent strike which resulted into the destruction of school property worth about Shs100 million. School authorities said the last Saturday night strike was sparked off by a ban on wearing of mini-skirts and tight trousers. Last week, the school […]

Wazal 2017 Collection Called “Ova Tété“by Joseph Ayissi Making Waves in African fashion

Wazal 2017 Collection Called “Ova Tété“by Joseph Ayissi Making Waves in African fashion

Ayissi Nga Joseph-Marie aka JJ Du Style is a fashion designer who creates very chic street wear. The French/Cameroonian designer whose father was a tailor, has decided to follow the footsteps of pioneer Cameroonian fashion designers such as Imane Ayissi and Martial Topolo by creating his own clothing line called ‘WAZAL’ which was launched in […]

How the Fashion Industry Could be Africa’s Defining Story

How the Fashion Industry Could be Africa’s Defining Story

The story behind Africa’s fashion goes beyond the continent’s culture, traditions and intricate patterns of its garments. The next big thing is the potential of fashion to drive Africa’s future and provide solutions to the rising youth unemployment and slow economic growth as a result of falling prices of commodities. The global fashion industry is […]

Ghanaian crowned first ‘Miss Africa Continent’

Ghanaian crowned first ‘Miss Africa Continent’

Barefoot, wearing traditional costumes including animal hide skirts and elaborately beaded headdresses, the contestants strutted the stage before Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first ‘Miss Africa Continent’. The 24-year-old dental hygienist beat 11 finalists drawn from an original list of 40 contestants from across the continent in the inaugural pageant at Johannesburg’s Gold Reef […]

South Africa’s Candice Abrahams Now Mrs World 2016

South Africa’s Candice Abrahams Now Mrs World 2016

Mrs South Africa, Candice Abrahams, was crowned Mrs World 2016, at the annual pageant, which took place in Dongguan, China, on Saturday night … Mrs South Africa, Candice Abrahams, was last night named the winner of this year’s Mrs World pageant Abrahams was handed her crown at the annual 27th Mrs World event, which took […]

Ugandan model Aamito Lagum, responds to racist slurs posted on Instagram

Ugandan model Aamito Lagum, responds to racist slurs posted on Instagram

Last week, MAC Cosmetics posted a picture of Ugandan model Aamito Lagum, showcasing its lipstick. Racists went into overdrive posting nasty remarks about the model’s lips and Blackness. Lagum has responded to the racial slurs and MAC has since issued a statement against the racist comments Following a flurry of racist remarks which ensued after […]

Olajumoke Orisaguna, Nigerian Bread-Seller Turns Model

Olajumoke Orisaguna, Nigerian Bread-Seller Turns Model

Like many Nigerians, I was excited to read the story of Olajumoke Orisaguna, the bread-seller turned model. A fortnight ago, she hawked bread on Lagos streets and happened to ‘photo-bomb’ – to use a social media patois – a Nigerian-British singer, Tinie Tempah, who was being photographed by T.Y. Bello around the Sabo area. After […]

22-year-old Agnes Ng’ang’a builds a multi-million business in 6 months

22-year-old Agnes Ng’ang’a builds a multi-million business in 6 months

Agnes Mulewa Ng’ang’a looks like she has just stepped out of a glam magazine. She has the poise of a model and a radiant smile that lights up her face. This 22-year-old is quickly becoming one of Kenya’s rising entrepreneurs. She is the chief executive officer of International Brand Solutions (IBS). The firm worth over […]

Search for Miss Rwanda 2016 Begins

Search for Miss Rwanda 2016 Begins

Rutagengwa, on the other hand, said that he is going to use his title to reach out to the youth and to teach them how to explore and use their talents to address issues in their communities. Norbert Byishimo and Christian Shema were first and second runners up, respectively, on the boy’s side while the […]

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