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8 Estele Speaking to Estelle is like speaking with one of the girls – the giggly laughs, boys’ banter, fashion tips, and, of course the shoes! In this exclusive interview, the British Senegalese R‘n’B singer/songwriter and Grammy award-winning global superstar reveals all!
24 the beauty Nirvana There are many different beauty aspirations women to look up to or become, but how you define yours is totally up to you. But we love our take on the search for that beauty nirvana. What's yours? Be inspired, not dictated to!
3 Editor’s note STOP PRESS!! 6 Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,
shares Nobel Peace Prize THE INTERVIEW 8 Estelle: Frankly, deeply, truly her! Osworld’s African Beat 16 Celebrity news and events Cover story: 20 Faded, Timeless or Barbie Which Beauty are you? 24 The Beauty Nirvana:
We fly all the way to Hollywood for an exclusive beauty shoot. just for you 30 Beautiful Africa: Gele meets beauty 34 Which African Beauty are you? 38 Calamity Jane: the "Jon B" brother must-have frock, is the craftsmanship of a great designer. We pick our Top 10 male African designers, whom we believe are making Africa proud and are raising the bar. We love what we see! Fashion 60 Vlisco's ‘Perfect imperfection’ 62 How Nigeria's Tiffany Amber set London aflame 64 Lights, Camera, Africa! Women & Busines 66 Branding Yourself for Success 68 Fashion in the City 78 Mumpreneurs to watch 82 Women Who Inspire Pauline Long 84 THE ARTS: Film Africa 2011 86 Hot Issue: Your Health Down Below Film & culture 88 Our Twilight Judy Shekoni Reviews 92 Restaurant review: Comedic duo Eddie Kadi and Jocylene Jee Esien's perfect date 96 Tribute Wangari Maathai
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