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December 20, 2018 8:56 PM Uganda’s president says Miss World Africa should flaunt natural hair

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has criticised the newly crowned Miss World Africa for “wearing Indian hair”. Tweeting a photo with fellow Ugandan Quinn Abenakyo shortly after her pageant win, he said “we must show African beauty in its natural form”. Asked what Mr Museveni meant by “Indian hair”, his spokesman Don Wanyama told the BBC: “Just look at the photo 18

December 13, 2018 6:44 PM Miss Zim grateful for Miss World experience

Miss Zimbabwe, Belinda Potts, missed out on the Miss World crown after Mexico beauty Vanessa Ponce de Leon was crowned queen at a contest held in Sanya, China last Saturday. The 26-year-old beauty made history by becoming the first Miss Mexico to be crowned Miss World. She beat 117 other contestants including runner up Miss Thailand – Nicolene Limsnukan 11

December 7, 2018 3:26 AM Another big stage for Donel

Teenage pop superstar, Donel Mangena, is set to perform at the Miss World finals taking place in Sanya, China tomorrow. Donel who was partly raised in Zimbabwe became an overnight sensation after blazing the stage during a global talent search competition, The Voice UK this year. Although he came second in the competition, he became the most popular 20

December 3, 2018 3:43 AM Miss Africa to share 50k with prisoners

A Zimbabwean model wants to show the world that models are not just pretty faces when she embarks on a nationwide tour of prisons where she will donate books and stationery to prisoners. Pauline Marere who represented Zimbabwe and was crowned Miss Africa Continent at a pageant held in South Africa, drove away in a brand new VW Polo and R50 000. She also received 13

November 27, 2018 3:15 AM Miss Zim needs votes to qualify for Miss World

Miss Zimbabwe Belinda Potts, who is in Sanya, China for the Miss World finale, is pinning her hopes on Zimbabweans to vote for her in the Social Media contest. A win in the category will give the beauty queen an automatic qualification for the pageant’s top 30 ahead of the grand finale set for December 8 at the Crown of Beauty Theatre in Sanya. The challenges 20

November 8, 2018 10:36 AM Roki, Goodchild billed for Miss Bodylicious

Urban grooves artistes Roki and Goodchild will be entertaining guests at the Miss Bodylicious pageant taking place at the Golden Mile Hotel in Kwekwe this Saturday. The hotel’s events manager, Georgina Nyandoro said all was in place for the inaugural pageant for oversized ladies. She said the beauty contest was aimed at giving the usually neglected big women 12

October 19, 2018 5:26 PM Faithcandy enters Miss Curvy Zimbabwe race

Curvaceous singer Faithcandy, has announced her participation in this year’s edition of the Miss Curvy Zimbabwe pageant. Real name Faith Naphaz, the singer — now model — said she is ready for the event and is optimistic her curves are enough for her to clinch the title. “I’m ready for the title and I’m hopeful I will win. I have learnt to accept that the curves 13

August 29, 2018 1:12 PM Miss World Zim in home stretch

Miss World Zimbabwe this week enters its final stretch in the wake of the booting out of four aspirants, two of whom were sent packing for violating the code of conduct of the pageant. On Monday evening there was an elimination ceremony that saw two models – Merlin Patai (19) and Tungamirai Shoko (22) – being booted out of the contest. This cut came after 29

August 27, 2018 2:11 PM Miss Tourism Zimbabwe dates moved

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) has been moved from September 8 to September 22 for their national finals to pave way for the Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, an official has said. The two pageants had been pencilled for the same day albeit in different cities. However, MTZ chairperson Sibusisiwe Dube-Muleya said they had moved theirs to September 22 to ensure 20

August 22, 2018 5:42 AM Heads roll at Miss World Zim bootcamp

THE atmosphere was so edgy that one could cut the tension with a knife during the elimination round of the Miss World Zimbabwe boot camp as four aspiring models were axed on Monday night. The four, Faith Kudakwashe Kapondo, Simangaliso Nkomo, Audrey Mhungu and Deirdrie Mabika stumbled at the first hurdle. The cull by Miss World Zimbabwe has reduced the number 37