If it was up to me, black African women would win all the time.
Still let us appreciate the gorgeousness that is these women.
1. Miss Botwsana – Seneo Bambino Mambangano, 19
Seneo is an artist from the village of Mmadinare, Botswana. Currently studying in the capital Gabarone, she is in her first year at the Limkokwing University of Creativity honing her talents.
2. Miss Cameroon – Jessica Ngoua Nseme, 25
Jessica was born and raised in Douala City, Cameroon’s largest city, situated on the coast. Currently working towards a Master’s degree in Advertising & Event Communication.
3. Miss Kenya – Charity Njeri Mwangi, 23
Charity was born and raised on her family’s farm in Kiambu county, just to the North of Nairobi. A final year Public Health student, she says she wants to be a powerful and influential woman, and an inspiration to many.
4. Miss Côte d’Ivoire – Andrea N’guessan, 23
Andrea is a student from the Côte D’Ivoire capital Abidjan. Currently enrolled on a Marketing degree. Born in Bouaké, she comes from a big loving family.
5. Miss Zimbabwe -Annie-Grace Farayi Mutambu, 19
Annie-Grace was born and raised in the capital city of Harare, where she is currently a student. She has ambitions of a career as a chartered accountant
6. Miss Seychelles – Linne Freminot, 22
Linne is a meteorological technician from the Mahé island in the Seychelles
7. Miss Nigeria -Unoaku Anyadike, 21
Unoaku hails from Ilé-Ifẹ̀, an ancient city in the South West of Nigeria. Born and raised there, Unoaku is passionate about caring for children and is in her final year studying Psychology at the University of Ibadan
8. Miss Lesotho – Relebohile Mamaphathe, 19
Relebohile hails from a small rural village on the outskirts of the capital city. She is a Geography & Environmental Management student
8. Miss Ethiopia -Kisanet Tekehaimanot, 21
Kisanet was born and raised in Adigrat, a town in the Tigray Region of Northern Ethiopia. A Computer Science graduate, Kisanet loves technology, but she is even more interested in the fashion world.
9. Miss Gabon- Reine Ngotala, 18
Reine is a student living in Gabon’s capital city of Libreville. Born and raised in the city, Reine is studying Oil Economics at university, with the ambition of working in the growing sector within her country
10. Miss Mauritius – Aurellia Begue, 21
Born and raised in Mauritius, she currently works as a travel consultant and loves the tourism industry, with designs to open her own business in the future after travelling the world as an air hostess.
11. Miss Zambia – Michelo Malambo, 24
Michelo is the founder of ‘Michie & Friends Foundation for Children’, a non-profit organisation providing assistance to vulnerable children in the community of Lusaka, where she was born.
12. Miss Uganda – Zahara Nakiyaga, 23
Zahara is a Development Studies student, from Wakiso district, north of Kampala.
13. Miss Tanzania – Lilian Kamazima, 19
She is studying International Relations before a career in diplomacy, promoting and building her nation’s international relations
14. Miss South Africa – Liesl Laurie, 24
Liesl was born and raised in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg. A General Accounting & Human Resource Management graduate, she has aspirations of a career as a radio host.
15. Miss South Sudan- Ajah Deng, 22
Born in Ethiopia, she grew up in Kenya and South Sudan, and is now a citizen of the world’s youngest nation. A PR officer, she aims to branch into accounting, and would love to work for an international banking organisation.
16. Miss Guinnea – Mama Aissata Diallo, 19
Mama Aissata is a 1st year university student hailing from the port city of Conakry, Guinea’s capital.