Category: Biography

Nyakim Gatwech:‘Queen of the Dark’

Meet Nyakim Gatwech, the South Sudanese model who’s teaching people not to be afraid of the dark. With her deeply pigmented skin and fierce determination, she’s breaking down the barriers of conventional beauty, and encouraging others to do exactly the same. The 24-year-old burgeoning fashion icon, who now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has no shame…

Prudence Monica Davies

The story of Prudence Monica Davies is yet another confirmation that Gambia’s film industry has enough talents and beauty to blossom. From a humble start on the dusty streets of Banjul, Ms Davies is making waves in the film industry in Africa, bagging prestigious awards. In this Interview, she talks about her career and the…

Nafissatou Dia Diouf

Nafissatou Dia Diouf is a Senegalese author who has received recognition both in her home country and internationally since she began publishing in the 1990s. Her work, including fiction, poetry, children’s literature, and philosophical essays, portrays diverse topics as they relate to her country such as education, marriage, polygamy, maternity/paternity, the influence of the West,…

Princess Shyngle: Gambian actress flaunts her  hot curves in new photos

Princess Shyngle is a Gambian actress based in Ghana who is considered to be one of the most curvaceous ladies in the industry. Over time, she has become a sex symbol as her male fans grow massively on social media. The Actress/Producer/Model, is known for releasing sexy teasing promo photos when she has a project…

Introducing

Jainaba Fofana Model It’s been a long journey from the market town of Farafenni, near the Gambian border with Senegal, to the London catwalk, but that is the kind of journey that Jainaba Fofana has successfully completed. Africa Fashion managed to catch up with her at a recent charity event, courtesy of the Black Afro…

Introducing

Melvnin The curious case of the black or white ‘Gambian’ model A model claiming to be a Gambian, who has gained notoriety for her rich, dark skin tone, came under attack on social media after a follower accused her of being a white woman in blackface. A follower from Brazil made a meme accusing the…