Miss Congo wins Africa beauty pageant – Punch Newspapers

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Ada Wodu, Calabar

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, on Friday won the 2018 Miss Africa beauty pageant organised by the Cross River State Government.

Kasinde beat 24 other contestants, including Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnaemeka and Zambia’s Gladys Kayumba, who came second and third respectively.

The winner of the 2017 edition of the beauty pageant, Miss Gaseangwe Balopi, from Botswana crowned Kasinde, who went home with a cash prize of $35,000 and a sport-utility vehicle.

Other countries that took part in the pageant were Tanzania, Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco and Togo.

While opening the pageant, the Cross River Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said, “It is time for us as Africans to appreciate ourselves.

“Africa doesn’t need the Western media to tell its story which always borders on poverty and wars.

“This is a celebration of African beauty, brains and heritage; the world will see what an African brain and beauty is all about.”

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