Meet the Beauty Queens Representing Africa at the 2021 Miss Universe

Meet the Beauty Queens Representing Africa at the 2021 Miss Universe
Meet the Beauty Queens Representing Africa at the 2021 Miss Universe

Miss Universe pageantry will hold in Eilat, Israel. On the stage, the current Queen, Andrea Meza, who is from Mexico, will crown her successor.

The event will be hosted by Steve Harvey and will see the return of countries who could not participate in the previous edition. These are Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Morocco, Sweden, and Turkey
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Recall also that some African countries like Nigeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Namibia, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania could not participate at the 69th edition of Miss Universe as a result of the pandemic.

However, as the countdown to the semifinals of Miss Universe 2021 progresses, let us take a look at the African beauty queens representing the continent on the international stage.

Michèle-Ange Minkata

Meet the Beauty Queens Representing Africa at the 2021 Miss Universe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country: Cameroon
Age: 27
Instagram: Michèle_Ange_Minkata
Fun Facts

  • She started school at a very young age and she was always the youngest in the class.
  • She was a tomboy all through her teenage years entries over the last 5 years.
  • She record songs during her free time and a self-taught guitar player

Latela Mswane

Country: South Africa
Age: 24
Instagram: Latela Mswane
Fun Facts

  • She is a proud Zulu woman.
  • She can do flamenco dancing.
  • Her real name is is Lalela Umkhosi Wephaseka – being born over Easter, it means “listen to the commemoration of the Passover”

Silvia Naa Morkor Commodore

Country: Ghana
Age: 26
Instagram: Silvia Naa Morkor Commodore
Fun Facts

  • She was always the tallest student in class throughout her basic education.
  • She is a wedding event planner and have always hoped to have her wedding in space one day.
  • She is the first woman from her hometown to be crowned Miss Universe Ghana.

Maristella Okpala

Country: Nigeria
Age: 28
Instagram: Maristella Okpala
Fun Facts

  • She used to be a football player when she was in college.
  • She has a collection of fridge magnets. She gets new magnets in every country I visit, so currently, she has over 30.
  • She is a flight attendant with Emirates Airline and has travelled to over 40 countries.

Chelsi Shikongo

Country: Namibia
Age: 24
Instagram: Chelsi Shikongo
Fun Facts

  • She was named after the late Chelsi Pearl Smith who won Miss Universe 1995 in Namibia.
  • She was an award-nominated standup and social media comedian.
  • She raised $22,000 in 48 hours.

Roshanara Ebrahim

Country: Kenya
Age: 28
Instagram: Roshanara Ebrahim
Fun Facts

  • She set the judicial precedent for the right to digital privacy against revenge porn in Kenya.
  • She loves that she has the esoteric wisdom of a sage at her age.
  • She is the first Kenyan to have won the Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Supermodel titles in her country.

Martina Mituy Avomo

Country: Equatorial Guinea
Age: 19
Instagram: Martina Mituy Avomo

Africans in Diaspora

Kedist Deltour (Ethiopian descent)

Country: Belgium
Age: 24
Instagram: Kedist Deltour
Fun Facts

  • She was born in Ethiopia and adopted when she was 10 years old.
  • She survived a bomb attack in her town in Ethiopia.
  • Her real name Kedist means Light and Hope.

 

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