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HIGHLIGHTS: Miss South Africa 2022 final competition Top 5 Q&A

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Miss South Africa 2022 has already concluded on Saturday, August 13 with the crowning of Ndavi Nokeri and we still can't get over how powerful the question and answer portion of the pageant was. The new Miss South Africa together with the rest of the Top 5 finalists Ayanda Thabethe, Lebogang Mahlangu, Luvé Meyer, and Tamsyn Jack gave compelling answers to the questions from the all-female selection committee. With Miss Supranational, Miss World, and Miss Universe titles under its belt, South Africa is undeniably one of the forces to reckon with in pageantry not only for their beauty but also their brains. The speaking abilities of these empowered South African women can't be ignored. Here are the tough questions in the nerve-racking round and their answers: On this stage right now, you have an opportunity to speak truth to power. What truth do you want those who are there in power right now who are leading our country to hear? Luvé Meyer (Top 5 finalist): "Suicide is the

Miss Ghana 2022 is Miriam Xorlasi Tordzeagbo

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Miriam Xorlasi Tordzeagbo was crowned Miss Ghana 2022 (Miss World Ghana) on Sunday, August 14 at The Avenue Event Centre by Unique Floral (East Airport) in Accra. Rocklyn Krampah and Irene Vanessa Vifah were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Ghana, a 22-year-old school teacher from Adidome, also bagged the Beauty With A Purpose, Miss Fitness, Top Model, and Best Talent awards. Miriam succeeds Miss Ghana 2020 Monique Mawulawe Agbedekpui and will represent her country at the 71st Miss World edition. "Few weeks ago I was just a young girl from Adidome with big dreams. Today, I woke up as [Miss Ghana] 2022," she wrote in a statement on social media after winning her title. "I can’t just explain enough how grateful I am to carry this title of service for the next year," she added. Ghana, a country in West Africa, has yet to win the Miss World pageant since its debut in 1959. Its highest placement was second runner-up in 2013 with Carranzar Naa O

Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska meets Miss Grand International Nguyen Thuy Thuc Tien in Vietnam

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Miss World 2021 Karolina Bielawska and Miss Grand International 2021 Nguyen Thuy Thuc Tien met for the first time in Vietnam. In a photo shared by Miss World, the reigning queens wearing beautiful Vietnamese creations were on board a luxury cruiser together with former Miss World Vietnam titleholders Tran Tieu Vy and Luong Thuy Linh. Karolina and Tien were both VIP guests and judges during the recently held Miss World Vietnam 2022 pageant at MerryLand Quy Nhon. They are expected to reunite later this month for the final of Miss World Malaysia 2022 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Source: Miss World

Miss South Africa 2022 is Ndavi Nokeri

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Ndavi Nokeri bested nine other finalists to be crowned Miss South Africa 2022 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, August 13 at the SunBet Arena, Time Square in Pretoria. The 23-year-old beauty hails from Tzaneen in Limpopo. She holds a degree in investment management from the University of Pretoria and currently works for an asset management firm in Cape Town. Ayanda Thabethe from KwaZulu-Natal and Lebogang Mahlangu from Gauteng were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Western Cape's Luvé Meyer and Tamsyn Jack completed the Top 5 finalists. Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu from India was a special guest at the event and was part of the all-female selection committee. She was joined in the panel by former queens Zozibini Tunzi and Rolene Strauss. The new Miss South Africa succeeds last year's titleholder and reigning Miss Supranational Lalela Mswane and will go on to represent her country at Miss Universe 2022, Miss World 2022, or Miss Supranational 202

LIVE UPDATES: Miss South Africa 2022 Final Results

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Miss South Africa 2022 final competition is taking place tonight from 6:30 p.m. at the SunBet Arena, Time Square in Pretoria. This year's edition will be hosted by South African television personality, presenter, and author Anele Mdoda; and comedian, TV personality and YouTube sensation Moshe Ndiki while guest performers include Nadia Nakai, Boity Thulo, Rouge, Heavy-K, Elaine, Makhadzi, Lloyiso, and Ndoni. An all-female selection committee includes advocate and professor of law Thulisile Madonsela; Miss Universe 2021 from India Harnaaz Sandhu; media personality and entrepreneur Thando Thabethe; Miss South Africa 1990 Suzette van der Merwe; investigative television journalist Devi Sankaree Govender; Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss; and Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi. The show is broadcasting on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161), Mnet (DStv Channel 101), and live streaming on the Miss South Africa app . Reigning Miss South Africa and recently crowned Miss Supranational 2022 Lalela M

FAVORITES: Who will be crowned Miss South Africa 2022?

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Miss South Africa 2022, the 64th Miss South Africa edition will take place tonight at Time Square's SunBet Arena in Pretoria. A remarkable group of 10 finalists will be vying for the crown and the opportunity to represent South Africa at Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Supranational. An all-female selection committee including the reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu, Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, and Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss will have the most difficult task in choosing the most deserving winner. Who will succeed the reigning Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane? Meet our FINAL 5 favorites for the crown: Anarzade Omar Keaoleboga Nkashe Luvé Meyer Luyanda Zuma Ndavi Nokeri Miss South Africa 2022 will be broadcast at 6:30 p.m. local time on Mzansi Magic, Mnet, and live streaming via Miss South Africa app for the international audience. Photos: Miss South Africa

Miss Namibia 2022 is Cassia Sharpley

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Cassia Sharpley, 21, from Windhoek, bested 11 other finalists to be crowned Miss Namibia 2022 on Friday, August 12 at the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino. Leoné Van Jaarsveld, 26, from Swakopmund was named first runner-up while Diana Andimba, 23, from Windhoek finished as second runner-up. The new Miss Namibia is a basic life support paramedic and student at Namibia University of Science and Technology pursuing a degree in emergency medical care (advanced life support). As a poverty eradication activist, Cassia founded the Honey Comb Haven Foundation to help the less fortunate members of her community. Last year's winner, Chelsi Shikongo, relinquished her crown to her successor at the end of the competition. Former Miss Universe from Namibia, Michelle McLean, hosted the event with Namibian actor Adriano Visagie. Miss Namibia 2022 is expected to represent her country at Miss Universe 2022 while the first runner-up at the next Miss World edition. View this post on Ins

Miss World Vietnam 2022 is Huynh Nguyen Mai Phuong

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Huynh Nguyen Mai Phuong was crowned Miss World Vietnam 2022 on Friday, August 12 at MerryLand Quy Nhon in the province of Binh Dinh. The 22-year-old beauty from Dong Nai province bested 36 other contestants to win her national title. She will represent her country at the 71st Miss World competition. Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc and Nguyen Phuong Nhi were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Nguyen Thi Phuong Linh and Nguyen Thuy Linh completed the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss World Vietnam is no stranger to pageantry. She won Miss Dong Nai University 2018 in her first pageant and placed in the Top 5 in Miss Vietnam 2020. This year's competition was the second edition of the Miss World Vietnam pageant. The winner of its first edition was Luong Thuy Linh, who went on to compete in Miss World 2019 and placed in the Top 12. Reigning Miss World from Poland, Karolina Bielawska, was a special guest at the glittering event. Photos: KIENGCAN / Miss World Vietnam

Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska to attend Miss World Vietnam 2022

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70th Miss World Karolina Bielawska has arrived in Vietnam for the first time to attend the Miss World Vietnam 2022 pageant as a special guest. The Polish beauty, who received the warmest welcome from the people, will also visit the Miss World Vietnam Beauty With A Purpose projects as part of her 4-day itinerary. She also had the chance to try her first Vietnamese food and wear an Ao Dai, the country's traditional national garment. In an official press conference that took place on Thursday, August 11 in Binh Dinh, Karolina dazzled like a Disney princess in a pink gown by Vietnamese designer Le Thanh Hoa. Miss World Vietnam 2022 will be held this Friday, August 12 at Merryland, Quy Nhon City, where 37 contestants will compete for the national title and the chance to represent their country at the 71st Miss World. Source: Miss World

Miss South Africa 2022: Get to know the Top 10 finalists

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Miss South Africa 2022 will take place on August 13 at Time Square's SunBet Arena in Pretoria. Ten finalists will compete for the national beauty title and the opportunity to represent South Africa on the global stage (Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Supranational). Reigning Miss South Africa, Lalela Mswane, who represented her country at 70th Miss Universe and recently won Miss Supranational 2022, will crown her successor at the end of the event. Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu, former Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, and former Miss World Rolene Strauss will be part of the selection committee. Tickets for the live show and online streaming are available at https://www.misssa.co.za/ Get to know the Top 10 finalists: Anarzade Omar - 23, from Crown Gardens in Johannesburg, Gauteng. She holds a degree in strategic communication in marketing from the University of Johannesburg and works as a social media manager at a digital marketing agency. In addition, she is a social media cont

Miss Mundo Brasil 2022 is Letícia Frota of Amazonas

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Miss Amazonas, Letícia Frota, edged out 35 other contestants to win Miss Mundo Brasil 2022 (Miss World Brazil) on Thursday, August 4 in Águas Claras, Brasília (Distrito Federal). The 20-year-old student will now prepare to represent Brazil at the 71st Miss World pageant whose date and venue are yet to be announced. Gabrielle Flávia Araújo of Espírito Santo was named first princess and Ana Carolina Manginelli of São Paulo finished as a second princess. The representatives of Recôncavo Baiano, Isabella Gregorutti, and Rio Grande do Norte, Thuany Cristine de Medeiros, were the third and fourth princesses, respectively. Last year's winner Caroline Teixeira crowned her successor at the end of the event. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Concurso Nacional de Beleza (@missbrasiloficial) Photos: Letícia Frota / Instagram

Miss Namibia 2022: Get to know the Top 12 finalists

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The Miss Namibia 2022 national competition is scheduled to take place at the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino on Friday, August 12. A total of 12 finalists are vying for the national title currently held by Chelsi Shikongo, who represented Namibia during the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel last December. The Miss Namibia organization currently holds the right to send Namibian representatives to Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Teen International competitions. Last year's first runner-up Annerie Maré was named Miss World Nambia 2021 and went on to compete during 70th Miss World in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Meet this year's Top 12 finalists: Aina Kweyo - a 26-year-old news anchor from Oniipa Ashleigh Kleintjes - a 24-year-old candidate legal practitioner from Windhoek Cassia Sharpley - 21, from Windhoek. She is a basic life support paramedic and student at Namibia University of Science and Technology pursuing a degree in emergency medical care Diana Andimba - a

Miss Danmark 2022: Meet the Top 33 official contestants

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Miss Danmark 2022 (Miss Denmark) is scheduled to be held on August 28 at Shiny Star in Valby, Copenhagen. Hosted by "Dancing with the Stars" presenter Claus Elming, 33 contestants will battle it out to win the national beauty title and the opportunity to represent Denmark on the global stage. Meet the Top 33 official contestants: Melina Mira Michelle Desideriussen Zaara Naaz Ahmed Mathilde Michelle Laursen Nicoline Kristine Hansen Warda Abdiaziz Karoline Sargent Nimgaard Maja Bach Claire Schou Rasmussen Mathilde Vangkilde Camilla Andersen Lara Al-Medrasi Jasmin El-Khodr Victoria Arvin Lautrup Hella Sofia Bach Banuscha Baskaran Miamaja Isabel Langenbach Cecilia Matine Larsen Rikke Skovly Petersen Anniqa Jamal Iqbal Rebecca Larsen Nadja Reinhardt Sjøgaard Ann-Sofie Bisgaard Christiansen Helene Myrdal Jessica À. Pscheidt Josephine Amalie Pedersen Malou Peters Thalia Ortiz Rasmussen Cecilie Frost Wittchen Emilie Lærkegaard Andersen Melanie Denise Hansen Sabine Hansen Stephanie Ba

Miss Botswana 2022 Top 30 official contestants announced

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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 France 2023: Meet newly elected contestants from Côte d’Azur, Provence, Saint-Martin Saint-Barthelemy, Guadeloupe and Corse

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Miss France 2023, the 93rd edition of the Miss France pageant, will take place in December at M.A.CH 36 in Châteauroux, Centre-Val de Loire. Miss France organization made the official announcement of the host city last May. It will be the second time for Châteauroux to host the pageant after the 2018 edition. Reigning queen Diane Leyre of Île-de-France will crown her successor at the end of the event and the winner is expected to represent France at Miss Universe and Miss World. Meet the newly elected contestants from Côte d’Azur, Provence, Saint-Martin Saint-Barthelemy, Guadeloupe and Corse: Miss Côte d'Azur 2022 Flavy Barla Miss Provence 2022 Chana Goyons Miss Saint-Martin Saint-Barthelemy 2022 Inès Tessier Miss Guadeloupe 2022 Indira Ampiot Miss Corse 2022 Orianne Meloni Photos: Miss France