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Dark skin model of the week

Model Mary Esther Were 

Born in 1989, Nairobi, Kenya 

  • Were is a marketing Administrator for CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa 
  • She is a trained journalist from The Daystar University
  • She was crowned Miss Kenya 2017 and ranked in the top 6 of the 2017 Miss Universe pageant in Philippines 
  • She is  a very well known model in Kenya 
  • An advocate for Environmental conservation, HIV awareness and drug rehabilitation 
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Lupita Nyong'o Covers the October 2016 issue of Vogue Magazine photographed by Mario Testino

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A hut in front of Mount Kenya, 2nd highest peak in Africa

During WWII, Felice Benuzzi with two fellow Italian prisoners of war escaped from a British prison camp  to climb Mt Kenya’s Point Lenana, then sneaked back into camp after they successfully summit. Working in secret for close to eight months, they stitched together backpacks, fashioned crampons from barbed wire and an old car fender, and cold-forged ice axes out of hammers stolen from the shop. When their feat was uncovered, they were promptly tossed in solitary confinement, but only after the British commandment commended them for their “sporting effort”.

photo: Bobby Model