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Miss Botswana 2022 is Lesego Chombo

Lesego Chombo edged out nine other finalists to be crowned Miss Botswana 2022 on Saturday, October 22 at the Fairscape Precinct in Gaborone. The 24-year-old all-rounder beauty from Maun holds a law degree from the University of Botswana and is currently a practicing attorney at the High Court of Botswana. She will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant, whose date and venue are yet to be announced. Tshepo Nthaga and Sebaga Manyapetsa were named the first and second princesses, respectively. Last year's winner Palesa Molefe passed the crown to her successor at the end of the event which was also attended by the reigning Miss World from Poland, Karolina Bielawska. For her Beauty With A Purpose (BWAP) project, the new Miss Botswana aims to create a conducive environment for the development of underprivileged children. During her birthday in July, she hosted a recreational outing for 70 children in need. The event consisted of medical checks, educational ac

Miss Botswana 2022: Meet the Top 10 finalists

After weeks of intensive tasks and training, the Top 10 finalists selected for Miss Botswana 2022 have been officially announced on September 22. The national final will be held for the first time in an outdoor space on Saturday, October 22 at the Fairscape Precinct in Gaborone. Last year's winner Palesa Molefe will crown her successor at the end of the event and the next Miss Botswana is expected to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant. Meet the Top 10 official finalists: Alipo Makosha - 26, she believes that part of her purpose is to bring the presence and light of God wherever she is through her singing voice. Cheshe Tsayang - an optimist who believes that light can be found even in the darkest of situations. Cynthia Kalayakgosi - 25, a colored pencil artist since age 14, and a makeup artist. Goitsemodimo Jogwe - 25, a tourism and hospitality student, model and police officer. Gontlafetse Oagile - sports enthusiast especially football, volleyball and softball Les

Miss Botswana 2022 Top 30 official contestants announced

The Top 30 contestants who will be vying for the title of Miss Botswana 2022 have been officially announced by the organizers. Entries for the national competition closed on July 28 and a selection panel had a tough job narrowing down all applicants to just 30. The organizers also announced that the Top 15 will be determined by how the contestants perform by public vote, the selection panel, gym session, and the photography session. Four contestants with the most likes, shares, and comments on their pictures on the Miss Botswana official Facebook page will progress to the Top 15. This year's final competition is expected to take place in September and last year's winner Palesa Molefe, who placed in the Top 40 during the 70th Miss World edition, will relinquish her crown to her successor at the end of the event. Meet the official Top 30 contestants: Alipo Makosha Annita Tlagae Bridgette Mokgojwa Cheshe Tsayang Cynthia Kalayakgosi Diphetogo Kgotlaesho Godiraone Kgautlbe Goitsemo

Miss World 2021 Top 40: Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China

The Miss World 2021 Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico to compete for the 70th Miss World final at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan on March 16. Meet the semi-finalists from Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, and China: ARGENTINA  - Amira Hidalgo - After receiving a scholarship to University to study for a master's in Investigative Journalism, Amira also works as a Journalist and News Producer. She holds the position of TV host for a National News Broadcaster. Her dream job would be to be a war correspondent. She plays the violin and enjoys running in her spare time. Amira’s Beauty with a Purpose project “Arte para Ciegos” (Art for the blind) provides the visually impaired with tools to help them develop independence and greater accessibility. This included installing haptic plans with braille writing in places of interest including Palermo, Retiro, Modern Art Museum, and Puerto Madero. Since 2017, Amira has been working with the Nínawa Daher

Miss World 2021: Head to Head Challenge winners announced

After a busy couple of weeks interviewing each contestant in this year's Miss World Head to Head Challenge and the public votes have been tallied, the winners were finally revealed on Thursday, December 9 at the Capitolio De Puerto Rico in San Juan. The winners are contestants from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World Cayman Islands, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Vietnam were the rest of the Top 16. This year broke records on the Mobstar Voting platform with 1.4 billion views and 70 million votes, making it busier this year than the last few years put together. The Head to Head Challenge winners will automatically advance to the Top 30 in the Miss World 2021 final on Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. Photos: Miss Worl