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Friday, 13 October 2017

Meet the African Queens at Miss World 2017

Miss World 2017 will be the 67th edition of the Miss World pageant and it will be held on the 18th of November 2017 at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China. Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico will crown her successor at the end of the event.

Things to note:

  • Guinea BissauLaila Da Costa was appointed to represent Guinea Bissau at Miss World 2017 by TOP GB Internacional, the license holders for Miss World in Guinea Bissau as the pageant was not held this year due to lack of funds. Da Costa was crowned Miss Guiné-Bissau 2014 but withdrew from that year’s edition and also from the 2015 edition of the Miss World pageant due to visa problems.
  • TanzaniaJulitha Kabete was chosen to represent Tanzania at Miss World 2017 after a casting call was organised by Hashim Lundenga, the national director of Miss Tanzania pageant as the 2017 edition of the pageant was not held due to lack of sponsorship.
  • CameroonMichèle Ange Minkata was appointed to compete at Miss World 2017 pageant by Solange Ingrid, the national director of Miss Cameroon pageant after Julie Nguimfack , Miss Cameroon 2016 was dethroned on grounds of indiscipline.
  • DR Congo – No delegate was appointed for Miss World 2017 due to lack of funding and sponsorship.
  • Sierra Leone – No delegate was appointed for Miss World 2017 due to lack of funding and sponsorship.
  • Uganda – No delegate was appointed for Miss World 2017 due to lack of funding and sponsorship.
  • Senegal is making its Miss World debut.
  • Angola is returning for Miss World 2017 after last competing in 2013.
  • Zimbabwe, Cameroon and Ethiopia are returning for Miss World 2017 after last competing in 2015.
See the African beauty queens who will be competing for the Miss World 2017 crown.



Miss Angola - Judelsia Bache
Miss Botswana - Nicole Gaelebale
Miss Cameroon - Akomo Minkata
Miss Cote D' Ivoire - Gbane Mandjalia
Miss Egypt - Farah Shaaban Mostafa
Miss Equatorial Guinea - Catalina Mangue Ondo
Miss Ethiopa - Kisanet Molla Gbereslesia
Miss Ghana - Afua Asieduwaa Akrofi
Miss Guinea Bissau - Laila Da Costa
Miss Guinea - Asmaou Diallo
Miss Kenya -  Magline Jeruto
Miss Lesotho - Mpoi Mahao
Miss Liberia - Wokie Dolo
Miss Madagascar - Felana Tirindraza
Miss Mauritius - Bessika Bucktawor
Miss Nigeria - Ugochi Ihezue
Miss Rwanda - Elsa Iradukunda
Miss Seychelles - Hilary Coubert
Miss Senegal - Nar Codou Diouf
Miss South Africa - Adé van Heerden
Miss South Sudan - Arual Cyerdit 
Miss Tanzania - Julitha Kabete
Miss Tunisia - Emma Hedi
Miss Zimbabwe - Chiedza Mhosva
Photo Credit: www.missworld.com | @missworld_time






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