Lifestyle

'My Goal is To Motivate Young Girls to be Themselves and To Love their Body' Kristia Tolode Gives Zen An All Access Pass into her Life

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Model, blogger and social media influencer, Kristia Tolode sits with Zen Magazine to talk about her modelling dreams, living and studying in New York City, why she loves to dance and her love for headwraps. ZEN: Hi Kristia, Tell us a little bit about yourself. Kristia: I was born and raised in Benin Republic. I am a full-time graduate stu[...]

Maureen Kunga Talks Music Life, Fashion in Her City and Being a Lawyer in an Exclusive Interview With Zen

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Like so many great singers before her, Maureen started singing in the choir back in high school. "I always loved to sing," she said over the phone from Nairobi. "And I led church songs in primary school and was in the choir in my high school," she added. Now a professional singer, songwriter and lawyer, she exemplifies what it can look like to be a passionat[...]

"Embrace The Nerves,": An Exclusive Interview with Top Model Kaone Kario

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Kaone Kario is the face of a whole new generation of models who are not only doing big things on the runway but also off it. Her personal interests include modelling, TV and film production, so you can imagine how excited we were to be able to interview this Botswana beauty to talk about her modelling life between New York, Capetown and Botswana, and to find[...]

"My Self Worth or Future isn’t Built Around No’s or Rejection": Chinwendu Natalia Okerengwo talks about modelling in Europe

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Chinwendu Natalia Okerengwo is known for being a make-up and skin care consultant, but one project that's particularly close to her heart is her modelling career. Based in Russia, the Nigerian born model opened up to us about how she got into the modelling business, how it all began, her beauty regimes and the models who continuously inspire her. Q: H[...]

The ZEN 10 Most Beautiful African Women Celebrities of 2016

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 Season's greetings & Happy holidays The year 2016 has been an impressive year in African beauty, a year when women of colour were truly appreciated and celebrated.   In light of this, we are sharing picks for ten of the most beautiful African celebrities in the globe, and they've made our list for many special reasons. These gorgeous women are on ou[...]

African Ladies, What Attracts You To A Man?

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Hey guys, time to ease up on the week's stress and have some fun with this practical and relatable article I stumbled on from a friend's blog.  I myself have been dying to hear what other ladies are attracted to in a Man. So since Vera Ezimora of  Verastic has asked, I might as well love to hear what y'all have to say. What Attracts You To A Man?  &nbs[...]

Top Stylish Africans On Instagram This Week!!!

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Hi People, how's the weekend coming along? As you know, Instagram is the number one place to catch a glimpse of what's hot and happening, from street style accessories to inspirational #OOTD looks, not to mention all that's happening during fashion month. This is going to be a new weekly segment on Zen Magazine Africa where  we bring you the most stylish [...]

Here's How Singer Niyola Is Inspiring a New Era of R&B

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The 29-year-old has both the talent and the vision to rise to the top. Signed to "E.M.E" Empire Mates Entertainment in 2012, Niyola sits with Zen to talk about life as a musician, her label mates and life away from the cameras. Niyola is a Nigerian recording artist, singer, songwriter and performer. Zen: How did you get started in the music indu[...]