From Kapoeta to the World: 10 things you didn’t know about Abelsilva Lopir aka Topland King

Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy

Meet the fashion plate Abelsilva Lopir, goes by the nickname Topland King. Born 25 years ago. The sassy young gentleman hails from Kapoeta State in South Sudan. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about him. The last one will leave ladies drooling.

Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy

Q. Which primary school did you attend ?

I studied at Lokichoggio Mixed Primary school in Kenya and finished at St. Bakhita Secondary       school, i attended Diploma in University of Eldoret … currently am doing a Bachelor’s Degree in Peace and Conflict in Rwanda.

Q .What are your plans after finishing college?

Working in Humanitarian field getting involved in Peace related Concepts and ensure that communities of Ateker and other regions co-exist peacefully.

Q.Have you ever stayed in Kakuma refugee camp. And when was it?

Nooooope!!! I have never been in the refugee camp.

Q. What’s your favourite homemade food?    

Nyaatapa with butter. (thick paste made from maize or sorghum)

Q. What is your favorite football club?

Manchester 😁😁 But i play for Lokatepan a champion club in Kapoeta club state with 4 trophies. I love football and it opens doors for youth to cease from criminal aspect and create peaceful environment by using football for Peace.

Q. Who is your best player in football?

Paul Pogba

Q. What is your favorite music that can turn you on when you listen to it?

Afro music.

Q. Who inspires you in life / role model?

Non violent fighters like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and Mahatma Gandhi who fought for their people in a peaceful way.

Q. Any advice to the youth in south Sudan?

I can say that the youth must cease from violent activities like cattle rustling and engage in building the future of their generation .

The Youth are pillars of peace and if they choose to live in peace then there will be little chances of having societies with conflict related crimes. Let them take their time to invest in education.

Q. Your Christmas message to Ateker community?

I wish all Ateker community the best celebration and as we celebrate this Christmas, Ateker must take a moment of critical thinking to reflect our common origin as one people and I wish that the new year will come with rich concept of peace in Ateker Community.

About fashion i will leave it for the viewers to judge…. Here are some of the pictures of Abelsilva’s collection:

Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy

 

Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy
Fashion King Abelsilva Lopir, from Kapoeta state in South Sudan. Photo/Courtesy

CONTRIBUTOR : DEBRA LOCHA

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One Thought to “From Kapoeta to the World: 10 things you didn’t know about Abelsilva Lopir aka Topland King”

  1. Lopeyok Michael Lodungo

    He is indeed promising and outstanding guy with a vision.
    He is a guy of determination, it was in 2008 when I met him Loolim Uber mixed primary school. He is a guy who love to explore.
    Indeed he can do anything he wish to do.
    Forward Abelsilva.

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