From designers to photographers, these five fashion industry professionals have taken their culture and influences from Africa abroad, creating a competitive niche and finding success in the international fashion industry.
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Joyce Banda is a longtime women’s-rights activist, educator and philanthropist. In addition to all that, the 62-year-old is also now Malawi’s first female president, and the African continent’s second. Banda, who was previously the country’s vice president, took on her new leadership role on Saturday, two days after the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika.