THE HOTTEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL, ELEGANT CHOCOLATE PIE CELEBRITIES IN TANZANIA 2014

 Cynthia Masasi Mziray Born and raised in Mwanza, Tanzania. Ambitious, intelligent, classy and sexy: Cynthia appeared in videos with T.I, Juvenile, Jazze Pha, Rick Ross, and many more. She attended NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY,  she was also featured in the  SEVERED INN and PAPARAZ EYE in the dark movies

 Teddy Kalonga (aka TK), is a mother, model/actress in Los Angeles, born and raised in Tanzania. She has worked as a runway model, TV host, commercial actress, blogger, Spokeswoman and beauty pageant coach. Great personality, long legs, and a beautifully innocent smile! In terms of style.
 At only 19 years of age, Jokate participated in Tanzania’s premier beauty contest, Miss Tanzania, and became the first runner-up. This was 2006. She became the Redds Fashion Ambassador and the Citizen Newspaper Ambassador for being the most voted-for contestant. Her electrifying personality, good looks, adorable laugh and intelligent answers, made her infectiously popular. Fast forward 8 years and Jokate is still as fresh faced, and as charming as she was the first time she appeared on the Miss Tanzania stage. The only difference is the strides she has made in business and the difference. With a Zanzibar International Film Festival Best Actress winner award, Mnet Africa/ Channel O vj job and a myriads of other accolades, she is definitely one of the sexiest and most successful ladies in the Tanzania showbiz industry.
 Wema Sepetu  won the Miss Tanzania contest in 2006. She represented Tanzania in Miss World 2006 which was held in Poland. She later on achieved fame and popularity in TZ by acting in local films. Wema was born to a Tanzanian Ambassador Isaack Abraham. Last child in the family of four girls.. After winning the coveted title of Miss Tanzania in 2006, Wema traveled to Warsaw, Poland to compete in the Miss World 2006 however she failed to enter the semifinalists. After her stint at beauty contests, Wema ventured into Tanzanian films as an actress and has since gained a lot of popularity in her country
 Kamwelu was born to a Tanzanian father and a Russian Greek Mother. Nelly Alexandra Kamwelu (born 1991) is a Tanzanian model and beauty queen who won the Miss Universe Tanzania and Miss Southern Africa International titles in 2011.She represented her country in Miss Universe 2011 in São Paulo, Brazil, Miss International 2011 in China, Miss Earth 2011 in Manila, Philippines, and Miss Tourism Queen International in China.
She is her country's only beauty queen who has competed in four Grand Slam Pagents (Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss Earth and Miss Tourism Queen International) in a single year.
 Kajala Masanja she's an Actress
 
Flaviana Matata has modelled print advertisements for Sherri Hill. In March 2011 she won the Model of the Year award by Arise Magazine at Lagos Fashion Week; she has also featured in the magazines Dazed & Confused, Glass Magazine,L'Officiel and i-D Magazine. Matata has also done some runway modelling for brands like Mustafa Hassanali, Vivienne Westwood, Tory Burch, Suno, and Louise Gray and has featured in the Alexander McQueen film tribute and Topshop Spring 2011 ad campaign. She was also Miss Universe Tanzania 2007
Call her Elizabeth Lulu Michael, she's an Actress.
  Meet Nuru Magram, a Tanzanian bongo fleva artist who currently calls Stockholm, Sweden her home. You have probably heard her sweet melodious voice in the latest hit song riding high in bongoland with the song   Nsubiri Usilale, Muhogo Andazi Walimwengu, Msela etc…!!. Nuru is multi- talented; she has a strong passion for fashion which she exhibits through her nuruthelight.blogspot. She is a musician, worker, business woman  and most importantly a fashion blogger.
Former model Tausi Likokola was originally born in the beautiful East African country of Tanzania and for many years has lived in both Europe, Asia and America. She has worked with many world-class designers such as Gucci, Christian Dior, Tommy Hilfinger, Issey Miyake and Escada. She has also graced and covers dozens of international fashion & Lifestyle magazines. Tausi is also a founder and president of TAF - Tausi Aids Fund & Tausi and Friends Fashion For Life, not-for-profit organizations focusing on improving education and health care.In 2000, she published the popular booklet “The Art of Beauty and Health”. Tausi is a sought after motivational speaker and writer, who is well respected in the fashion industry.Her first novel, “The African Princess” was launched in Tanzania in 2004 and became the number one bestseller in that country. In 2009 Tausi published two books “Beautiful You” and “The Touch of an Angel”.Tausi uses her experience and her book "Beautiful You" to encourage young girls in "Beautiful You" workshops.
 Nancy Sumari is a former Miss World Finalist turned model and also a co-founder of The Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards. She was selected as Miss Tanzania 2005, later competed at Miss World 2005 where she placed in the top 6, and won the title Continental Queen of Africa for 2005. 
Hamisa Mobeto is a Model and Video Vixen
Miriam Odemba was Miss Tanzania Earth 2008 and Miss Earth Air 2008 (first runner up). Odemba is a Tanzanian model. She is one of the best models from Tanzania where she started her modeling career at an early age and emerged into the limelight in 1997 when she won the Miss Temeke title. The following year she took part in the Miss East Africa beauty pageant and finished second the she went to Mnet Face of Africa were she was among the finalist, At 13, her life was tough and her parents had to move to their uncle. She always wondered what life was all about then. As she grew older, she perceived God’s message of love and started appreciating everything around her especially the nature, God’s greatest gift to not only to her but to all of us

 Jackie Cliff , she contested for Miss Tanzania and now she's a Video Vixen
 Vanessa Hau Mdee  also referred to as Vee Money, is a Tanzanian recording artist, songwriter, youth activist, TV and radio host. Mdee is popularly known for being the first ever Tanzanian MTV VJ. She later rose to prominence as a radio and TV host, hosting Epic Bongo Star Search and Dume CHallenge for ITV Tanzania before signing to B'Hits Music Group in late 2012. After joining B'Hits Music Group, Mdee collaborated with Tanzanian rapper A.Y. on a record '’Money'’ and Ommy Dimples, a Bongo Flava artist on a record Me and You that was later voted Song of the Year during the 2013 Kilimanjaro Music Awards. She received an even bigger buzz with the release of her first solo single "Closer", which in its first week was downloaded over 30,000 times, a feat achieved by no other Tanzanian artist. "Closer" remained on the charts for over 13 weeks. Vanessa has had the chance to interview many artists, such as K'Naan, Kelly Rowland, French Montana, Trey Songs,Mac Miller, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Miguel, Donald, Nazizi, Xtatic, Stella Mwangi, Camp Mulla, Tay Grin, Teargas, Dr. Sid and many more African and international acts. In early 2007, Mdee got the chance to audition for The MTV VJ Search in Dar es Salaam. Afterward, she joined Carol and Kule to host the Coca Cola Chart Express. By 2008, Mdee had established herself in Tanzania and around the continent, hosting shows in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Angola, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. She also became known in the United States and Brazil.

In 2008, Mdee worked with the Staying Alive Foundation on a project close to her heart. She got to visit the Uwanja wa Fisi with then-Staying Alive Foundation Special Ambassador Kelly Rowland. Mdee also joined Malaria No More in their Z!nduka Campaign, a campaign aimed at the eradication of malaria. In early 2009 Mdee hosted Senses, Sounds and Wisdom with Zantel during the annual Sauti Za Busara International Music Festival, showcasing the ever-growing Swahili culture. Mdee's fashion sense has made her the go-to girl at every MTV Africa Music Awards. She hosted the red carpet event for three years in a row. In 2011, Mdee's became the host of 102.5 Choice FM's The Hitlist. As host, Mdee played R&B, Hip-Hop, and Pop. She also interviewed many artists, such as K'Naan, Kelly Rowland, Mac Miller, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Miguel, Donald, Naazizi, Xtatic, Stella Mwangi, Camp Mulla, Tay Grin, Teargas, Dr. Sid and many more African and international acts.
Along with her pan-African weekly TV show, MTV's Base Select 10 and daily radio gig, Mdee blogged as a roving reporter on behalf of MTV Staying Alive and UNAIDS on her Dynamites Mission website. She was MTV's voice at the 2011 UNAIDS Mali Youth Summit in Bamako and the subsequent High Level meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, She participated in the International Conference on HIV and STI's in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and cofounded (along with M. K. Asante) STANDWIDTH, under the UNAIDS umbrella. In 2012 Mdee hosted MTV Base Meets, a show geared towards empowering young Africans from around the world by giving them the rare opportunity to sit down with an influential leader. MTV Base Meets brought her in the company of Russell Simmons, Alek Wek, former President of Nigeria Hon. Olusegun Obasanjo, football star Emmanuel Adebayor and Akon. Mdee also hosted the Kili Music Awards (Tanzania's music awards) as well as Tanzania's nationwide talent search Epiq Bongo Star Search (EBSS). Mdee is currently working on her new web series Vee World Wide, about her travels and encounters with various celebrities from around the world. People who have appeared on Vee World Wide include Keke Palmer, Carol Rodrigues, Da Internz, Keyshia Knight Pulliam, Letoya Luckett, DWoods, GOOD Music's D'Banj and many more. Mdee was asked to audition for BET's 106 & Park, although she did not get the gig.
Also in 2012, Mdee was awarded at a gala in New York City by the UNA-YP (United Nations Association of Young Professionals) for being an African change maker. In the same month, she was awarded by the GAVI Alliance for her support in the initiation of free vaccinations for Tanzanian children. In May 2013, Mdee was invited to speak at the World Economic Forum for Africa in Cape Town, South Africa on behalf of the GAVI Alliance on the announcement of the new record low price for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. Later that same month, Mdee again spoke on cervical cancer at the Global Forum for Cervical Cancer Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on behalf of Global Health Strategies. Mdee officially became a GAVI Ambassador aand an active voice against cervical cancer.
Mdee launched her music career in 2012, working on the single "Me and You" by Ommy Dimpoz. A month later, she released her first single "Closer". These scored her four nominations at Tanzania's Music Awards (Kilimanjaro Tanzania Music Awards), including "Bongo Pop Song of the year", which she won, She also won Collaboration of the Year. In, 2013 Mdee got added to the Dar es Salaam hub of the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper. In October 2013 Mdee joined the GAVI Alliance again at the UN General Assembly where she spoke on a panel with Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda. This trip ended with Mdee closing the NASDAQ by ringing the ceremonial closing bell, along with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe and Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali. Mdee was in turn awarded by the Global Health and Diplomacy for her work in advocacy.
Mdee hosted MTV Base's Hunters Oasis; a music festival around Africa with appearances from some of the African continents hottest artists and DJs. She also hosted Tanzania's Epiq Bongo Star Search Season 7 and Dume Challenge, seasons 1 and 2. Mdee also released her second single “Come Over” in November, 2013 which has been on charts in Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya e.t.c
In 2014, Mdee was nominated for 3 Kilimanjaro Tanzania Music Awards for Female Artist of the Year, R&B Song of the Year and Female Performer of the Year. On 3 May 2014, she won for R&B Song of the Year for "Closer". Mdee released her third single “Hawajui” on 13th June.
‘Switch On’ Airtel Campaign; Vanessa Mdee is involved in the ‘Switch On’ campaign by Airtel that is about connecting users to the internet and charged according to the kind of device in use. MTV Africa Music Awards; Vanessa Mdee alongside Nomuzi Mabena presented the Best Collaboration Award and Best Francophone Award. During the trip to Durban, South Africa she as an MTV VJ had an opportunity to sit down and interview Trey Songz, Miguel and French Montana all artists from the U.S.
Coke Studio Africa; Vanessa Mdee has been invited to Nairobi, Kenya to take part in the Coke Studio season II.
Millen Happiness Magese is a world-renown fashion model and humble humanitarian.  When she’s not rocking the runways in Europe, the United States, Asia and Africa, the former Miss Tanzania can often be found lending her time, talents, and high energy to making a difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate through her significant contributions to charities such as the Tanzania Education Trust, African Rainforest Conservancy, and the MacDella Cooper Foundation.
As a model, Ms. Magese is currently signed with Ford Models in NY, NY and Ice Model Management in Johannesburg, South Africa. Pick up any fashion magazine over the last several years and you are likely to see her as she has collaborated with many of the world’s top designers and brands including Ralph Lauren, Karen Millen, Alphadi, African Mosiaque, David Tlale, Gavin Rajah, Sun Goddess, Stoned Cherrie, Thula Sindi , Malcolm Kluk , Suzan hen, Heni, Clive, Laquan Smith, Tarun Talhian, Priscilla, Deola Segoe, Tiffany Amber, Korto Momulu just to name few. She has appeared on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Ladybrielle, JCK (Ny), Uzuri, Bang, and Sawubona magazines and has been the subject of editorial features in Essence, True Love, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Opra, Marie Clare, Style, Glamour, and Wanted.
In addition to her work in print, Ms. Magese has appeared on CNN and acted in Television commercials for big brands such as Coke Light, JC Le Roux, Allan Grey, Guinness Milk Stout, Edgars, and Vodacom. Her appearance on “Deal or No Deal” sealed her popularity around Africa.
Ms. Magese’s work has brought her all over the world including: Milan, Hong Kong, Germany, Norway, China, New York, Paris, Spain, India, and most of the African continent. But for all of her professional talent and resulting accomplishments, helping others has always been what Millen Happiness Magese loves to do the most. This is strikingly evident throughout her career as she has involved herself deeply with various charities all over the world.
“Giving back is one of my favorite things to do because it comes straight from my heart and I feel fulfilled when am able to help others who are less fortunate than myself. Although I normally don’t talk about it, I think it’s more important to show it in action and not in words,” states the soft-spoken Ms. Magese.
Whether in the front of the camera, behind the camera or next to the camera, Ms. Magese proves that true beauty comes from the inside and has much more to do with serving others than being in the limelight. While all the attention is flattering, Ms. Magese believes the runway should be used as a platform to do good in the world.
To this end, Ms. Magese has begun to work in earnest towards establishing her own charity modeled after that of her many mentors. Millen Magese’s mission is to provide assistance to charitable organizations whose work is specifically focused in Tanzania especially causes that benefit women, children, and primary education. Her long-term plan is to build schools for children in rural areas as she believes a good education is a key to life.

In the short term, Ms. Magese will express her love for Tanzanian and African fashion by holding an event at the Tanzania International Fashion Expose to market Tanzania’s tourist attractions, designers and models both inside and outside Africa. Proceeds from the event will be fully dedicated to the   charities she works with. It is also her intention to put on the same events in New York and South Africa, all to support her mission in Tanzania.

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