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International model and founder of Malaika, Noella Coursaris Musunka has been announced as the brand ambassador Of #AFWL2015. Born in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Noella was brought up in Switzerland where she gained a degree in business management before relocating to London where she began her modelling career.

Credit: Adam Schultz/Clinton Global Initiative,Opening Plenary: Connecting People for GrowthModerator:President Bill Clinton, Founding Chairman, Clinton Global Initiative; 42nd President of the United StatesPanelists:Nezha Hayat, Co-founder and President , CFA Maroc Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Phuti Mahanyele, Chief Executive Officer, Shanduka Group (Pty) Ltd K'naan Warsame
Credit: Adam Schultz/Clinton Global Initiative,Opening Plenary: Connecting People for GrowthModerator:President Bill Clinton, Founding Chairman, Clinton Global Initiative; 42nd President of the United StatesPanelists:Nezha Hayat, Co-founder and President , CFA Maroc Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Phuti Mahanyele, Chief Executive Officer, Shanduka Group (Pty) Ltd K’naan Warsame

“I am delighted to be serving as this year’s Brand Ambassador to Africa Fashion Week London and to help showcase the brilliant work of African designers. It has always been my belief that fashion can be a tool for breaking down barriers and transcending cultures. This industry has the ability to put Africa on the world stage and can provide for countless job opportunities on the ground and abroad, from local factories to international shops. It is time for the world to see the amazing talent that lies within Africa,” Noella said about the ambassadorship.

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Excited about having Musunka as brand ambassador of Europe’s biggest African fashion event, Ronke Ademiluyi, founder of Africa Fashion Week London said: “We are so happy Noella is Brand Ambassador for AFWL 2015. She has been a great friend and supporter of our event and ethos over the years and a compassionate, hardworking, beautiful individual who understands our drive to showcase the best of Africa.”

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Africa Fashion Week London (#AFWL2015) is set to take place at London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX on 7th and 8th August 2015. You can get both standard and VIP tickets from Groupon and TicketWeb.

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