Tuesday 2nd of June 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

Bettinah Tianah

Bettinah Tianah

The face of everything young, fresh and modern in Uganda. I started out in the Ugandan entertainment at the age of 15 as the host of “Youth Voice” followed by popular television shows “Be My Date” and “About Town”, I also became a respected actor after landing the lead role as Rhona in the Hostel […]

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Nyakim Gatwech

Nyakim Gatwech

Nyakim Gatwech is a South Sudanese-American model, She has attracted attention for her dark skin color and is popular on Instagram Gatwech’s parents lived in Maiwut, South Sudan, before they fled the South Sudanese civil war to Gambela, Ethiopia where Nyakim was born. From there, they migrated in Kenya where they lived in refugee camps, and finally […]

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Adut Akech

Adut Akech

Born during a journey to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, South Sudanese native Adut Akech is currently one of the fashion industry’s most in-demand talents, as well as one of TIME’s “Most Influential Teens of 2018.” Having spent her earliest days as a refugee, Adut and her family eventually emigrated to Adelaide, Australia, where […]

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Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe Mengi

Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe Mengi

Jacqueline N. Mengi, A former Miss Tanzania (2000), currently owns an interior Design company which makes object D’Art funiture pieces, Amorette, Ltd. Jacqueline N. Mengi is also a philanthropist with many causes close to her heart, one being the Dr. Ntuyabaliwe Foundation, which she founded. She is an ambassador of the WildAid campaign to inform the public […]

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Halima Aden becomes first model to wear hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Halima Aden becomes first model to wear hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Boundary-breaking Muslim supermodel Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. In 2016, Aden became the first contestant in Miss Minnesota USA to wear a hijab and burkini, ultimately reaching the pageant’s semi-finals. “There are so many Muslim women that feel like […]

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