Archive for the ‘South Africa’ Category

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.


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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.

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Peter Clarke

Peter Clarke image from www.inspiringcities.org

South Africa’s Peter Clarke is an accomplished visual artist, writer and poet. Having lived for more than 80 years, Clarke says he will not stop creating new characters in a hurry.

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Presley Chweneyagae image from www.metro.co.uk

South Africa’s Presley is best known for his role as a thug in the award winning movie, Tsotsi.  Of Tsotsi, he says, “The success of Tsotsi has changed my life, no doubt about that. As far as fame is concerned, it’s important to stay humble and stay focused on your craft rather than all the hype”

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Enoch Sontonga Image from http://netpoint.co.za/~alida/news.htm

South Africa’s Enoch composed Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika which has been part of the South African national anthem since 1994 It was first sung in public in 1899 at the ordination of Rev. Boweni, a Shangaan Methodist Minister. It is also Tanzania and Zambia’s national anthem. On 24 September 1996, Sontonga’s grave was declared a national monument.

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Desmond Tutu Image from www.treehugger.com

South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a Nobel Peace Prize winner and an activist. He has campaigned to fight AIDS , tuberculosis, homophobia, transphobia, poverty and racism.

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Candice Boucher on AfricanDamu

Candice is a South African fashion model who has been featured in FHM, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated among others.

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