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African Students Organization hosts annual Wazobia fashion show

Oyinye Ikwuegbo, a senior at Pitt, strikes a pose in a dress made by one of the five designers who contributed designs to the Wazobia Fashion Show.  (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Charlotte Couch | For The Pitt News

March 20, 2018

A frenzy of applause welcomed models as they sauntered down the white runway. Red and green lights illuminated the potted trees placed on the back of the stage, while red, yellow, green and purple lights gave the ceiling a rainbow-like appearance. A video showing clips of African children jubilantly danci...

Queens only: Pageant showcases African countries

Uyai Akpakpan, representing the country of Somalia, danced to original choreography as her talent portion at the sixth annual African Pageant hosted by the African Students Organization Friday night. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

With sashes draped across their chests, the African queens flaunted their traditional garb and knowledge of the countries announced on their sashes at the Annual African King & Queen Pageant Friday. With contributions from the African Studies Program and Outside the Classroom Curriculum, the ...

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