Miss Earth 2023: Meet the contestants from Africa

A total of 15 contestants from the region of Africa are currently vying for Miss Earth 2023 in Vietnam.

Three returning countries this year consist of Kenya, Liberia, and Madagascar.

The region held the Miss Earth title once with Winfred Omwakwe of Kenya in 2002. Its last placement in the Top 4 was in 2008 with Tanzania's Miriam Odemba.

Will Africa win its second crown after 21 years?

Meet the contestants:

 - Noella Atem

ETHIOPIA - Hebron Beyene

GHANA - Priscilla Asante

KENYA - Abigael Kombo

LIBERIA - Cassandra Peters

MADAGASCAR - Valisoa Fifaliana Ratsimbazafy

MAURITIUS - Hateefa Low Kom

NAMIBIA - Martha Kautanevali

NIGERIA - Shelly Usman

REUNION ISLAND - Shanel Malouda

SIERRA LEONE - Mary Juliet Sia Kanessie

SOUTH AFRICA - BelindĂ© Schreuder

SOUTH SUDAN - Alek Malaak Ayuen

ZAMBIA - Kunda Mwamulima

ZIMBABWE - Courtney Jongwe

The 23rd Miss Earth final will be held this December 22 at Van Phuc City. Mina Sue Choi of South Korea will crown her successor at the end of the event.

Head over to the Eventista voting portal to vote for your favorites. The winner of the Miss People's Choice will automatically earn a spot in the semifinals.

Photos: Miss Earth


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