Breaking News

Zimbabwean model shines in Kenya

by Lifestyle Writer
12 January 2013 | 3335 Views
Christopher Gumunyu, a Zimbabwean student at Kenya Methodist University, is making waves in that country after qualifying for the prestigious Mr Universities set for later this year. The 23-year-old model scooped the second prize in last year's contest. He shrugged off stiff competition from mostly Kenyans who were vying for the top titles.

"I am really excited about my achievement. It will be an honour if I manage to win the Mr Universities later on during the year. This has inspired me to initiate male modelling contests in my home country. Girls dominate the industry while a lot of talent is lying idle among the guys," said Gumunyu.

Gumunya is studying for a Bachelor of Business and Information Technology degree. He did not only become his university's student ambassador for the rest of this year but he walked away with an undisclosed lump sum.

He also got an educational scholarship, a contract with Kenya's High Fashion Agency, Mushis.

Gumunyu also revealed that his first attempt on the ramp was in 2011 when he was doing fashion modelling.

He also said his hobby does not interfere with his studies as his passion lies in Information Technology.

Locals from the modelling industry are ecstatic and at the same time confident that Gumunyu is destined for success.

Tare Munzara, the director and head of public relations of the Miss Global Zimbabwe pageant, expressed their joy over the student's success.




"He has worked hard and we are proud that he is raising high the country's flag on the regional block. Zimbabwe is a powerhouse in terms of modelling and we need to support our own.

We have confidence in Christopher Gumunyu because he has all the features required of male models. We are 100 percent behind him as he takes on other contestants for the Mr Universities," said Munzara.

Model

Source: TH

Could there be war if Grace Mugabe becomes President?

Yes
71.64%
No
11.19%
Who cares?
17.16%
134

Comments

Latest Classifieds (Click Here For More)

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Zimbabwe, Zambia to launch pilot uni-visa - The government will launch...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1447 Views

MDC-T youths bay for suspended Hlalo's blood - Members of the MDC-T Bu...

by Makhosi Sibanda | 20 October 2014 | 1307 Views

Another NRZ train derails - A Victoria Falls-bound National Railways o...

by Lesley Moyo | 20 October 2014 | 1326 Views

Grade 7 boy hangs himself on burglar bar - A Grade 7 boy at Senzangakh...

by Staff Reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2214 Views

Zim representative in the Big Brother Africa survives eviction - Zimba...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1129 Views

Ambassador Nyamupinga dies at 65 - A career diplomat who served in Aus...

by Staff Reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2420 Views

Econet buys Telecel - Econet Wireless Global (EWG) has acquired the a...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 3846 Views

Man jailed for battering his 'loose' sisters

by Court reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2118 Views

'Hungry' man in trouble for robbing Good Samaritan - A CHITUNGWIZA m...

by Staff Reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1849 Views

South Africa extends ZSP appointment dates deadline! - The new deadli...

by ZIM-ID (SA) | 20 October 2014 | 4309 Views

Mother of six 'shocked' to death after getting BCC bill

by Staff Reporter | 20 October 2014 | 4857 Views

7 years behind bars for reckless kombi driver

by Staff Reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2571 Views

Grace Mugabe's political comedy takes ZTV hostage - For the past two w...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 3202 Views

5 highway patrol cops in soup - Five National Highway Patrol cops have...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 3864 Views

Man in trouble for selling crocodile eggs

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2791 Views

Grace Mugabe lashes at Ray Kaukonde - Video - Robert Mugabe's wife Gra...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 3433 Views

How many insults are the people of Matabeleland going to stomach? - IT...

by Nomazulu Thata | 20 October 2014 | 2840 Views

'Help me find my father' - WhatsApp update

by Concerned Citizen | 20 October 2014 | 2244 Views

Crisis of expectation in the MDC formations - The current goings on in...

by Stewart Murewa | 20 October 2014 | 1761 Views

Death threats against Grace Mugabe mount - Report

by Itai Mushekwe/ Mary-Kate Kahari | 20 October 2014 | 9960 Views

Politburo gags Gumbo - As faction fighting intensifies, the Zanu-PF se...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 4047 Views

Welcome to abject poverty dumped minister Dzikamai Mavhaire! - The fa...

by Wilbert Mukori | 20 October 2014 | 5072 Views

Grace Mugabe to deputise hubby before taking over next year - Grace Mu...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 5248 Views

Kingdom bank crisis continues as people spend nights for $50

by Business reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1565 Views

Pastor ordered to pay $80 maintenance

by Staff Reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2194 Views

Zanu-PF MP accused of grabbing conservancy - Zanu-PF Kariba MP Isaac M...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1009 Views

Mugabe backs Grace over Mujuru attacks

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 7962 Views

City man offers $10 for upkeep of 4 children

by Court reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1206 Views

Entertainment

Zim representative in the Big Brother Africa survives eviction - Zimba...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 1129 Views

Grace Mugabe's political comedy takes ZTV hostage - For the past two w...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 3202 Views

Oliver Mtukudzi to deliver lecture at Musica 2014 - Zimbabwe's interna...

by Staff reporter | 19 October 2014 | 911 Views

Gezha maoko - Ladybee (Official Video)

by Staff Reporter | 19 October 2014 | 1543 Views

Matebeleland Music & Arts Festival - Sivala umnyaka ngengoma lapho sit...

by Staff Reporter | 17 October 2014 | 1419 Views

Obediah Matulana releases Christmas DVD - Bulawayo-based musician Obed...

by Staff reporter | 16 October 2014 | 1589 Views

Grace Mugabe honoured in song - Dancehall outfit Final Warning has rel...

by Tawanda Marwizi | 15 October 2014 | 2057 Views

US firm makes money off Zimbabwe concept - United States transport sh...

by Staff reporter | 14 October 2014 | 2611 Views
iBlog

Yet Another Wave Of Digital Destruction Is Coming

Malware fever keeps on raging, taking sophisticated forms to wreak havoc around the worldwide web. even if your system is guarded thoroughly, you are still skating on thin ice, so you should better keep your eyes open and think twice before you make ... Read More
SecNews 02 March 2014 ago

Obviously, Windows Xp Has Nothing More To Offer

With no support from the manufacturer, windows xp no longer receives antivirus updates, which provoked an increase in the number of attacks on xp users. according to avast company, windows xp systems are attacked 6 times more often than the devices r... Read More
Sergey 12 June 2014 ago