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Prêt-À-Poundo: Who Wants To Be Africa's Next Top Model?

This is about Africa's Next Top Model scouting dates all over Africa.


A few weeks ago, we announced that international Nigerian top model Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi would be hosting Africa’s Next Top Model (ANTM-Africa). Not long after, we witness a burst of excitement in our comments section from hopeful models wishing to enter the event. There are a wide range of beauties living in Africa and they deserve more international exposure. We're now happy to announce the scouting dates.

"Africa's Next Top Model follows supermodel hopefuls from all over the continent as they strive to prove they have what it takes to make in the cutthroat world of modeling! ANTM will conduct a continent wide search to find 12 top contenders who will compete for the coveted modeling contract and have the dream of a lifetime come true," states ANTM-Africa.

To enter, you have to download the form from the ANTM-Africa's website, fill it to bring it to the auditions with headshot pictures. To be able to participate in the contest, you must be a girl from 18 to 27 years old at the time of the application, be at least  5'7" tall and not have a contract with a modeling agency. After the auditions, the TV show will take place in Cape Town, following the same format as the America's Next Top Model, created by Tyra Banks.

Below find the scouting dates all over Africa:

Mozambique - Maputo July 6th, 2013

South Africa - Johannesburg July 9th, 2013

Kenya - Nairobi July 14th, 2013

Ghana - Accra July 20th, 2013

Nigeria - Lagos, July 23rd, 2013

Angola - Luanda July 28th, 2013

South Africa - Cape Town August 1st, 2013

Ivory Coast - To be announced

Tanzania - To be announced

Tweet #AfricasNextTopModel to discuss about it.

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Michaela Coel Joins the 'Black Panther' Sequel Cast

The upcoming film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is shaping up.

The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther is only due to debut in July of 2022, but the production is well on its way.

The latest news out of the camp is that Michaela Coel, of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum fame, has officially joined the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Her character details are still under wraps but according to Variety, Coel has already joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios, where production started in late June.

Coel joins original cast members Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett all reprising their roles. Following the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel reportedly chose not to recast the role of T'Challa.

Read: How Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' Makes Space For Black Creators

"It's clearly very emotional without Chad," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige mentions. "But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We're going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud."

Michaela Coel's highly-lauded 2020 series I May Destroy You — which she wrote, directed, produced and stared in — received four Emmy nominations.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled for wide release on July 8, 2022.

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