As the year 2019 ended a decade, Style Rave released their list of the 30 most beautiful African women who featured in the media, and among them are eight of Mzansi's own beauties.
Beauty, they say, lies in the eye of the beholder and Style Rave has compiled a list of 30 beauties who they believe are the most beautiful African women of the decade.
Eight South African celebrity women made it onto the RaveList.
The list includes African women living in Africa and those living abroad, such as Black Panther actress Danai Gurira.
The South Africans on the list are Nomzamo Mbatha, Basetsana Khumalo, Uyanda Mbuli, Bonang Matheba, Thando Thabethe, Connie Ferguson, Terry Pheto and Carol Bouwer.
Here is the full list of the 30 most beautiful African women of the decade:
1. Jacqueline Mengi: 40-year-old singer, furniture designer (Tanzania)
2. Liya Kebede: 41-year-old model, actress, fashion designer and maternal health advocate (Ethiopia)
3. Linda Ikeji: 39-year-old blogger, entrepreneur (Nigeria)
4. Adut Akechj: 19-year-old model (South Sudanese)
5. Nomzamo Mbatha: 29-year-old actress, businesswoman, TV personality, human rights activist (South Africa)
6. Iman: 64-year-old model, entrepreneur, actress (Somalia)
7. Stephanie Okereke Linus: 37-year-old actress, movie director (Nigeria)
8. Gelila Bekele: 32-year-old model, author, photographer, filmmaker, activist (Ethiopia)
9. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde: 41-year-old actress (Nigeria)
10. Uyanda Mbuli: 41-year-old fashion designer, actress, marketer (South Africa)
11. Hend Sabri: 40-year-old actress, lawyer (Tunisia)
12. Joselyn Dumas: 39-year-old actress (Ghana)
13. Basetsana Kumalo: 45-year-old businesswoman (South Africa)
14. Yvonne Okoro: 35-year-old actress (Nigeria)
15. Juliet Ibrahim: 33-year-old actress, producer, singer (Ghana)
16. Jokate Mwegelo: 32-year-old politician, media personality, entrepreneur (Tanzania)
17. Bonang Matheba: 32-year-old radio personality, businesswoman, model (South Africa)
18. Osas Ighodaro: 36-year-old actress (Nigeria)
19. Yvonne Nelson: 34-year-old actress, producer and entrepreneur (Ghana)
20. Yasmine Sabri: 32-year-old actress (Egypt)
21. Thando Thabethe: 29-year-old radio DJ, actress (South Africa)
22. Danai Gurira: 41-year-old actress (Zimbabwe)
23. Stephanie Tum: 32-year-old actress, model (Cameroon)
24. Connie Ferguson: 49-year-old actress, model, presenter, producer (South Africa)
25. Terry Pheto: 39-year-old actress (South Africa)
26. Anitah Fabiola: 25-year-old actress, event host, tourism ambassador (Uganda)
27. Tara Emad: 26-year-old actress (Egypt)
28. Carol Bouwer: 45-year-old TV presenter, producer (South Africa)
29. Sonia Rolland: 39-year-old actress, model (Rwanda)
30. Halima Aden: 22-year-old model (Somalia)
In a similar report, Briefly.co.za reported that former US first lady, Michelle Obama, was voted as the most admired woman in the world for the second time running.
She surpassed the current US president, Donald Trump, and his first lady, Melania Trump, in the 2019 Gallup’s annual poll.
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