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The Face Of Africa 2024 International Pageant: Celebrating Diversity, Elegance, And Empowerment

Posted On : April 22, 2024

Oscar Alochi


Nairobi, Kenya – April 22, 2024 Nairobi, the vibrant heart of East Africa, bore witness to an extraordinary event as the Face of Africa 2024 International Pageant unfolded in all its grandeur at Delight Technical College. This esteemed occasion, held on Saturday, April 20th, 2024, brought together contestants from across the continent, each embodying the pinnacle of beauty, grace, and empowerment.

The Face of Africa 2024 International Pageant transcends mere aesthetics; it stands as a celebration of diversity and resilience. Contestants hailing from diverse backgrounds and cultures converged on one stage, exemplifying the rich tapestry of Africa’s heritage. From the bustling streets of Lagos to the serene landscapes of the Serengeti, each contestant brought forth a unique narrative and distinct charm to the competition.

The evening unfolded as a symphony of elegance and talent, with contestants captivating the audience with their poise and charisma. Amidst the glitz and glamour, the judges faced the daunting task of selecting the winners who would epitomize African beauty and grace for the forthcoming year.

In the heart of Nairobi, Kenya, the vibrant pulse of African fashion beats passionately at Delight Fashion School. In the bustling metropolis, where creativity intertwines with tradition, this esteemed institution has once again proven itself as the epitome of sartorial excellence with its highly anticipated annual event, “The Face of Africa 2024”.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the city, the runway at Delight Fashion School illuminated with an aura of anticipation. Fashion enthusiasts, industry insiders, and aspiring designers gathered under one roof to witness the unveiling of Africa’s next top models and the showcase of groundbreaking designs that encapsulate the continent’s rich cultural tapestry.

The event kicked off with a burst of energy as models strutted down the runway, exuding confidence and grace. Each ensemble showcased a fusion of traditional African motifs with contemporary flair, a testament to the school’s commitment to preserving heritage while pushing the boundaries of innovation.

From intricate beadwork inspired by Maasai traditions to bold prints paying homage to the diverse landscapes of the African continent, every garment told a story of identity, resilience, and celebration. Designers spared no expense in experimenting with textures, colors, and silhouettes, resulting in a breathtaking display of creativity that captivated the audience’s imagination.

Following much anticipation and careful deliberation, the esteemed winners were announced:

  • Face of Africa 2024: Lucy Mueni
  • First Runner-Up: Veronicah Mutheu
  • Second Runner-Up: Sheryne Nkirote

The Face of Africa 2024 Winner: Lucy Mueni


The Face of Africa 1st Runners Up: Veronicah Mutheu

The Face of Africa 2nd Runners Up: Sheryne Nkirote

In addition to these prestigious titles, special awards were bestowed to acknowledge outstanding talent and character:

  • Face of Africa 2024, Face Plus Size: Ramona Njeri Munene
  • Congeniality Award: Vilmer Komora
  • Style Icon Award: Grace Laura


Winner Face of Africa 2024 Face Plus Size Ramona Njeri Munene


Congeniality Award: Vilmer Komora

Style Icon Award: Grace Laura

The evening served as a testament to the power of unity and the celebration of individuality. Through their grace and confidence, the contestants inspired audiences to embrace their own uniqueness and pursue their dreams, irrespective of the obstacles they encounter.

As the curtains drew to a close on this unforgettable night, the Face of Africa 2024 International Pageant left an indelible mark on the hearts of all attendees. It’s not merely about crowning beauty queens; it’s about empowering women to embrace their inner strength and radiate brightly in a world that often seeks to dim their light.

However, “The Face of Africa 2024” was more than just a fashion show; it was a platform for empowerment and inclusivity. Delight Fashion School has long been dedicated to nurturing talent from all walks of life, providing opportunities for aspiring designers to showcase their skills and break into the competitive world of fashion.

One of the highlights of the evening was the announcement of the winners of the prestigious “Face of Africa” competition. Amidst fierce competition, a select few models stood out for their charisma, poise, and distinctive beauty. These individuals were not just crowned as ambassadors of African fashion but as symbols of diversity and representation in an industry often criticized for its lack thereof.

As the final curtain fell on “The Face of Africa 2024,” the reverberations of its success echoed far beyond the confines of the runway. Delight Fashion School had once again cemented its reputation as a beacon of creativity and excellence, not only in Kenya but on the global stage. Through its commitment to innovation, inclusivity, and cultural preservation, the school continues to shape the future of African fashion, inspiring generations to come.

In a world where fashion is often synonymous with fleeting trends and superficiality, Delight Fashion School reminds us that true style is a reflection of heritage, creativity, and authenticity. As we bid farewell to another spectacular event, we eagerly await the next chapter in the school’s journey, knowing that the face of Africa will continue to shine brighter with each passing year.

Content  courtesy of Delight Fashion School, The Face of Africa & NFH Digital Team

Oscar Alochi


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