The Miss World 2018 pageant will be kicking off in just a few weeks with the finale holding in Sanya, China on December 8. The pageant attracts beautiful models from over a hundred countries of the world. The Miss World 2018 edition will be the 68th and the current Miss World, Manushi Chhillar from India will be crowning a successor at the finale.
Already there are 106 beauty queens billed to participate in this year’s Miss World pageant. Africa has 21 delegates at this year’s Miss World pageant. We know you are itching to know Africa’s representatives to the pageant and so we have written this post to get you acquainted with them.
Angola – Nelma Ferreira
Angola – Nelma Ferreira (missosology.org)
Bio: Nelma is in her second year studying Business Management. She plans to further her studies in languages and she loves cooking Angolan delicacies and dancing. She also loves basketball and has a knack for new things.
Motto: “Help anyone who needs help.”
Botswana – Moitshepi Elias
Botswana – Moitshepi Elias (missosology.org)
Bio: She describes her biggest moment as the day she bagged her degree in Finance. Motshepi is currently an accounts manager with an ambition to grow her supplies company till it gets international recognition. Her interests are dancing, swimming, and listening to music.
Occupation: Account Manager
Motto: “Become the person that you needed as a younger you.”
Cameroon – Aimee Caroline Nseke
Cameroon – Aimee Caroline Nseke (jewanda-magazine.com)
Bio: Aimee is currently studying law after completing a degree in Business and Commercial Marketing. She remembers her most remarkable day as the day she made her first trip without her parents. She loves keeping fit, cooking, golfing and listening to music by Ed Sheeran.
Occupation: Business Law Student
Motto: “90 percent failure, 10 percent perseverance.”
Egypt – Mony Helal
Egypt – Mony Helal (fustany.com)
Occupation: Director of Consulting Agency
Equatorial Guinea – Silvia Adjomo Ndong
Equatorial Guinea – Silvia Adjomo Ndong (deskgram.net)
Bio: Sylvia wants to become a journalist when she is through with her studies. She will also like to pursue a career in singing. She loves to sing and dance, her favorite movie is Spider-Man and her best food, spaghetti.
Ethiopia – Sollyana Abayneh
Ethiopia – Sollyana Abayneh (facebook.com)
Bio: Sollyana says her most remarkable day was when she completed her degree to be a civil engineer. She loves to play basketball, dance and play African drums. Her feel-good song is ‘Run the World’ by Beyonce.
Motto: “Being a human is enough to help another human being.”
Ghana – Nana Ama Benson
Ghana – Nana Ama Benson (ameyawdebrah.com)
Bio: Nana recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Her favorite book is Sherlock Holmes and she also has a thing for dancing, acting and basketball. Her best movie is ‘Don’t breathe’ while ‘Heal the world’ is her best song.
Motto: “Never give up.”
Guinea-Bissau – Rubiato Nhamajo
Guinea-Bissau – Rubiato Nhamajo (ghanaguardian.com)
Kenya – Finali Galaiya
Kenya – Finali Galaiya (youtube.com)
Bio: While Finali is studying to complete her studies as a chartered accountant she is also a Television presenter and an entrepreneur as well. She has diplomas in martial arts, dance, acting and yoga as well. Her hobbies are reading novels, traveling, public speaking, swimming, baking and debates.
Occupation: Accounting Student & TV Presenter
Motto: “Forgive and let go of anger, resentment, and hate, instead use the time to spread love by doing at least one kind thing every day.”
Madagascar – Miantsa Randriambelonoro
Madagascar – Miantsa Randriambelonoro (jejooweb.net)
Bio: Miantsa is studying for her Master’s in Geodesy and Cartography. She says she would love to be a land surveyor. She has a special singing talent though she loves to also play chess, volleyball and Madagascan musical instruments.
Motto: “Accomplish everything with joy.”
Mauritius – Anne Murielle Ravina
Mauritius – Anne Murielle Ravina (facebook.com)
Bio: Anne graduated from the University of Mauritius. She currently works as an administrative officer even though she hopes to get into politics someday. She loves to play the guitar, paint, dance, and write.
Occupation: Administrative Officer
Motto: “Everything happens for a specific reason.”
Nigeria – Anita Ukah
Nigeria – Anita Ukah (awardgoesto.com)
Bio: Anita is a Medical Laboratory Scientist who also works as a model. She is into all kinds of dance and her hobbies include cooking and traveling.
Occupation: Medical Laboratory Science
Motto: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
Rwanda – Liliane Iradukunda
Rwanda – Liliane Iradukunda (hose.rw)
Bio: Liliane describes her proudest moment as when she graduated from high school. She studied tourism afterwards and is currently focusing on her job as Miss Rwanda. She has special talent for Rwandan traditional dance and drumming.
Occupation: Beauty Queen
Motto: “If anything is worth doing, it’s worth overdoing!”
Senegal – Aissatou Filly
Senegal – Aissatou Filly (news.sen360.sn)
Occupation: Student & Model
Sierra Leone – Sarah Laura Tucker
Sierra Leone – Sarah Laura Tucker (irepsalone.com)
Bio: Sarah is currently studying Mass Communication but would love to further in International Relations. She has a special love for playing table tennis and cooking.
Motto: “Where there is a will, there is a way.”
South Africa – Thulisa Keyi
South Africa – Thulisa Keyi (w24.co.za)
Bio: Thulisa works as a Senior Accountant and she looks forward to running her own investment firm one day. Her hobbies include performing on stage, reading and working out.
Occupation: Senior Accountant
Motto: “Never give up. Rise above your circumstances and keep moving forward.”
South Sudan – Florence Thompson
South Sudan – Florence Thompson (gistmania.com)
Bio: Tuta is in her second year at medical school and she hopes to specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. She enjoy cooking and playing basketball and loves hanging with her pets.
Motto: “With God first.”
Tanzania – Queen Elizabeth Makune
Tanzania – Queen Elizabeth Makune (facebook.com)
Tunisia – Haifa Ghedir
Tunisia – Haifa Ghedir (tkop.org)
Bio: Haifa is a Master’s degree in Journalism. She works as television presenter and a teacher. She looks forward to having her own show in future and running her school. She enjoys singing, dancing, swimming, and reading self-improvement books.
Motto: “Love for the others what you love for yourself.”
Uganda – Quiin Abenakyo
Bio: Quiin just completed her studies in Business Computing. She hopes to be a top chef as well as a successful business woman. She describes her proudest moment as the time she participated at the New York Fashion week.
Occupation: Business Computing Student
Motto: “If you believe, you can achieve.”
Zimbabwe – Belinda Potts
Zimbabwe – Belinda Potts (netbuzzafrica.com)
Bio: Belinda is working at completing her diploma in Animal Sciences. She hopes to one day be a successful Veterinary Surgeon. She enjoys eating mashed potatoes and pork chops.
Motto: “Consistency is the key, keep working hard and never give up.”
We wish them all the best at the Miss World 2018 pageant.