The soon to be held RVK fashion week in will have Malawi represented, Radio 247 Malawi has learnt. Nellie George, Founder and Owner of Nells Secret Possessions is expected to represent Malawi at this year’s RVK Fashion Week from 11th to 12th September at Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History in Pretoria.
In an interview she gave to Mana ,George said she is expecting to deliver the best and impress fashionistas with what Malawi has to offer in the blossoming fashion industry.
“This country has a brighter future in fashion industry, Malawians love to dress up and we are such a people that are in track with fashion, on top of that we are proud of being Africans hence the African print fabric which is now the one that is in fashion and we are all adapting to it.”
Having discovered her own Nells Secret Possessions fashion line in 2009, The RVK Fashion Week Malawi representative further disclosed that fashion is her inborn talent.“It has always been an inborn inspiration to be honest. I have always had the passion for fashion, I would work with fabric at a very tender age, altering things and creating my own from scratch,” she recalled.
Since then, she worked with FAME, participated in Mr and Mrs CFC with Cathy Kamthunzi in 2010 and also participated in fashion shows in South Africa with Cathy Kamthunzi who had involved her to go and participate with as fashion designers.
The RVK fashion week has attracted designers such as Onyansani from Ghana, Mary Martin London from London, Prince from Togo, Chimwemwe from Kenya, Maria Emmanuel from Namibia, Joseph from Nigeria, Gazibo from Swaziland, martin Mokena from Tanzania and 10 best local designers from Gauteng and surrounding areas
The Office of the President and Cabinet has announced the funeral arrangements for the daparted Deputy Chief Secretary to the Government Mr. Willie Samute .
The late Samute passed away around midnight of 19th August, 2015 in the Republic of South Africa after a long illness. It is highlighted that mourners are gathering at his official residence in Area 10.
The funeral arrangement made available to Radio 247 Malawi is as follows:
The body of the late Samute will arrives at Kamuzu International Airport by Malawian Airlines this friday 21st August, 2015, and taken to his residence in Area 10 (House Number 10/451);
On Saturday 22nd August, 2015: There will be a Church Service in Lilongwe. After the Church Service, his remains will be taken to Songani in Zomba District, his home village.
On Sunday 23rd August, 2015: Burial Service will take place in Songani, Zomba.
Samute was once the acting chief secretary up until August last year when he was replaced by George Mkondiwa. He acted as the deputy up until the time of his death. Meanwhile Malawi Vice president, Saulos Chilima has paid his tribute describing the late Samute as a “selfless man who inspired many people”.