Kakanyetso Get Recognition Out Of 300 028 Models Across Africa

Her skill got her this far

By  | Jul 05, 2022, 06:09 PM  | Top of The

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Botswana model has been shortlisted for Zikomo Africa Awards in Zambia. Kakanyetso Gabatsholwe is an international model at Isis Model Africa-Johannesburg.  She has been selected to parade collections of best Fashion designers in the continent.

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Kakanyetso was among 300, 028 candidates across Africa who applied for this opportunity to showcase in Zambia. Her qualities stood out to represent Botswana and she is one of the 50 African models who are selected for Zikomo Africa Awards.

Zikomo Africa Awards will take place in Lusaka, Zambia where several African individuals and organizations will be awarded and recognized for their reputable work in the country.

Gabatsholwe has been in the modeling industry for quite some time now, and like Kaone Kario, she is building her name and brand. She was 2nd runner up at the President's day Competition for the Modeling Category in 2018.

The modeler was also Top model Botswana in 2017, she also walked in local and international shows such as AFI(African fashion international Johannesburg), Southern Africa Fashion Week,  Masa Square Fashion show, Heart of the city Carnival, Fashion Without Borders to name a few.

Zikomo Awards is an International Award ceremony that acknowledges and celebrates individuals and organisations who are contributing positively and doing well in various industries, eg Art and Entrepreneur. 

The main focus of this event is to reward, appreciate and recognize individuals and Charity organizations that are helping the underprivileged in the Zambian community.  Kakanyetso has however been selected as one of the models in Africa to come and showcase some of the reputable designs of designers in Zambia.

Currently the organizers are making announcements of the 50 models who have made it to the cut on their Facebook page, Zikomo Awards

Good morning from the greatest show in Africa, Zikomo Africa awards. Remember we've been announcing 10 models out of the 50 we picked every week and we are very excited that we have gotten into our second week. 

If you don't see your name just yet do not despair we have 30 more names to go who have been selected for the best Africa fashion designers’ Ramp walk. Stay glued to our social media platforms to see this weeks selected models. Thank you and remember to keep those nominations coming.
The 300 028 showed that many models in Africa had the zeal to participate in this prestigious event unfortunately only a few could participate. However they have sent their regrets to them through their Facebook page. We appreciate the fact that Kakanyetso has managed to bring it home.

“Exciting news for models across Africa who applied to be part of the Zikomo Africa awards, we have with difficulty made our shortlist out of the 300,028 applicants. We would like to firstly thank all the applicants for wanting to be a part of this great brand but sadly we only have 50 spots that need to be filled.

To find out if you have been picked, stay glued to our Zikomo Africa awards social media platforms where we will be announcing 10 models weekly, (from 27th of june ).To our models who have been shortlisted, we can't wait for you to grace the runway in outfits made by Africa's most talented designers. We appreciate you!”
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