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Sunday Observer - - SCENE -

So the past week­end saw Illa Pen­boy ‘Fill­ing Mogambo.’ One of his ma­jor sup­porter and so­cial me­dia mar­ket­ing team was Man­coba Flow Msibi. The 21-year-old young man, who is cur­rently do­ing his third year in B.A Hu­man­i­ties at the Univer­sity of Swazi­land.

Man­coba de­scribes him­self as a dreamer and a vi­sion­ary as he is cur­rently work­ing to­wards achiev­ing.

Man­coba is not new in the mod­el­ling in­dus­try. He has been paving his way for the past three years.“Be­ing a model has al­ways been one of my pas­sions, be­ing con­fi­dent on the ramp be­gan at Kwaluseni Fresher’s back in 2015/16 where I was a run­ner-up in that com­pe­ti­tion.

From that day I was con­vinced that there is a place for me in the mar­ket and I can achieve great­ness.

Luck­ily Mil­le­nium Trends of­fered me an op­por­tu­nity to show­case their clothes and that was my first mod­el­ling gig. Since then I have con­tin­ued to work hard and never looked back,” he says.

Break­ing Bar­ri­ers

Well, we have al­ways thought that for a per­son to ac­tu­ally be a suc­cess­ful run­way model they needed to be a cer­tain height. Man­coba is break­ing that mind-set, SCENE wanted to know how he man­ages to s t and out none­the­less.

“It is true the mod­el­ling in­dus­try needs you to be tall and yes I don’t have the rec­om­mended height. Since I knew that height wasn’t my strong­est point I then tried to find some­thing unique or that would make me an as­set in the

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