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Miss West Africa International Launches Africa Fashion Day

International Beauty Queen of West Africa, Shireen Benjamin has vowed to dedicate her time and effort to increasing the support of African fashion. Working alongside the Miss West Africa event organizers, Shireen Benjamin has launched a campaign called “African Music for Fashion”; in the process she will also be launching ‘African Fashion Day’ which will […]

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Makosi Arrested For Fraud

By ANTHONY FRANCE BIG Brother star Makosi Musambasi was arrested on suspicion of fraud after allegedly producing a dodgy driving licence. Makosi, 30, also had thousands of dollars in cash when police halted her Smart car. She was asked for her licence, but officers were not satisfied and hauled her into custody at Plumstead, South […]

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Madeleine Glatz Poses For WOA Calendar

She epitomises the essence of a true and natural African beauty. The model/academic Madeleine Glatz snatched the highly coveted Miss West Africa International UK in November last year, at the same time upsetting the stereotypical criteria of beauty. She has come out to prove to the world that her beauty is not only skin deep […]

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DiaspoRAW Heroes and Heroines of 2010!

The year 2010 came and it has now gone, but we cannot not just let it go without reflecting. There were a lot of flag bearers but a few shined. We deliberated on those who did as such and our panel has decided. Here is a list of the individuals who did not only make […]

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Miss Africa USA Going Strong

Fatoumata “Fifi” Soumah is the reigning Miss Africa USA. 21 year old Fifi Soumah is a full time student at Montgomery College, majoring in Communications. She is originally from the Republic of Guinea Conakry in West Africa. Fifi has been using her title as Miss Africa USA 2010 to raise awareness and educate others about […]

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Asake Agoro: Award Winning Nigerian Designer

Asake Agoro, the founder of Asake Oge Couture is an Award winning Designer and Dress maker of Nigerian origin. She is based in the United Kingdom where she continues to wow audiences with her exquisite designs and high quality Couture. Her intro collection was showcased in March 2009 at the London Metropolitan Fashion and Dance […]

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It’s UK Zambians Excellence Awards Night Tonight

Outstanding Zambian personalities living in the UK are getting honoured with special excellence awards tonight. The UKZambians awards for excellence event is being held at the Zambian High Commissioner in London. Among the nominees is current Miss Southern Africa UK, Fernanda Kanyendo. The gorgeous young model has been nominated in the “Young Achievers” category and […]

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Q & A: Meet Miss West Africa International (UK)

At 1230 in the early morning hours of 27 November 2010, the new Miss West Africa UK was crowned. Out of all the beautiful contestants from several different West African countries, Madeleine Glatz was the judges’ final pick. A surprised and tearful Madeleine stepped forward to be ‘sashed’. She sat on her throne, flanked by […]

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The Stage is Set For Miss West Africa International

Miss West Africa International (UK) is just around the corner and this year’s event is promising to be explosive. As we have already reported, the contest will feature models from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Cameroon, Guinea, Togo, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau residing outside of their home countries. In the stage that […]

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Countdown to Miss West Africa International

International comedian Gina Yashere will be hosting the long awaited Miss West Africa on the 26th of Novembe r 2010. UK will once again be enlightened by the most exciting Africa event in UK exploring beauty of West African woman and culture. The Miss West Africa UK 2010 finalists have been confirmed, and this year […]

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