Joelle Kayembe

Joelle Kayembe (urbanmogullife.com)

Congolese-born South African model Joelle is best known for her role as a suitcase model in the game show Deal Or No Deal (SA). Kayembe has also appeared in Ludacris’s Pimpin All Over The World music video.


Florence Odaru

Florence Odaru (makeupbynanaakua.carbonmade.com)

Uganda’s Florence is a model based in London.

Sandra Aji

Sandra Aji (Eric Jorrin)

Nigerian/Brtish Sandra Omowunmi Ajidahun is a model, model stylist and blogger. She is based in Essex and has already modeled for the likes of House of Fraser. She has also graced various runways including London Fashion Week. She can be found on her blog Fashion Shrewd and on Twitter.

Charlize Theron

South Africa’s Chalize Theron was born to a German mother and French father. She starte modeling at 14. She was names one of “People” magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in 2000. She is an accomplished actress and now lives in Carlifonia. The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) which she assisted in setting up in 2007 is committed to reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and sexual violence among African youth by supporting and collaborating with organizations that provide preventive education.


Benin born now London based Samantha Jane is the creator of Fabryan, a fashion house lauched in 2010. Samantha told Jamati Online that her passion for designing came from an early age when she used to watch her mother sew and would take scraps of materials to make dresses for her dolls.

Jeffrey Kimathi

Kenya’s Jeffrey Kimathi is the founder of Jamhuri Wear, a clothing brand which started in South B, Nairobi and is now based in New York. Jeffrey’s clients include Akon and Jay Z. Check out his beautiful work on his website.

Wilma Barbosa

Guinea Bissau’s Wilma is the holder of the Miss Africa Ireland 2010 title.