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Miss Earth Namibia 2022 is Diana Andimba

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Diana Andimba (left) has been officially announced as Miss Earth Namibia 2022 on Monday, September 12, and she will go to the Philippines to compete for Miss Earth 2022 this November. The 23-year-old philanthropist, aspiring chef, and architect in training from Windhoek was the second runner-up during Miss Namibia 2022 pageant held last August 12 at the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino. For the first time in Miss Namibia's history, four representatives will represent Namibia on the global stage. Miss Namibia 2022 Cassia Sharpley, 21, will go to 71st Miss Universe, first runner-up Leone Van Jaarsveld, 26, to 71st Miss World, and Miss Teen Namibia Zoe Karsten, 17, to Miss Teen International 2022. Namibia first joined Miss Earth in 2014 with Paulina Malulu, the first Namibian woman to compete in four major pageants. This year's appointed Miss Earth Namibia will be the country's third representative to the Philippine-based international competition. Meet the new Miss Ear

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 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 Supranational 2021 Chanique Rabe travels to Ecuador

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Miss Supranational 2021 Chanique Rabe arrived in Guayaquil, Ecuador earlier this week as a special guest in the upcoming CNB Ecuador 2022 (Concurso Nacional de Belleza) pageant. The Namibian beauty was also part of the panel of judges who are tasked to choose the next Ecuadorian representative at Miss Supranational 2022 in Poland this July. "Yesterday was interview day here at [CNB Ecuador] and it was absolutely lovely to get to know the ladies," Chanique shared on her social media account. "I can’t believe the final show is tonight. Thank you [CNB Ecuador] and [Miss Supranational Ecuador] for having me on your panel of judges. I can see the amount of effort and passion being put into this competition and I’m super excited for tonight," she added. The reigning Miss Supranational also had the honor of meeting the vice mayor of Guayaquil, Josué Sánchez, who gave her team a tour of the historic city hall and presented them with gifts to help them get to know more of Ec

Julita Kitwe Mbangula crowned Miss Supranational Namibia 2022, Jean-Louis Knouwds named first-ever Mister Supranational Nambia

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The second edition of the Miss Supranational Namibia pageant was held last Saturday, March 26 at the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) in Windhoek. Julita Kitwe Mbangula, a 26-year-old junior medical doctor was crowned Miss Supranational Nambia 2022 while a 3-year-old radio presenter from Windhoek, Jean-Louis Knouwds, was named Mister Supranational Namibia 2022. They will represent their Southern African country at the next Miss Supranational and Mister Supranational competitions in Poland this July. Fresh from attending her country's National Day celebration at Expo Dubai 2022, the reigning Miss Supranational and Nambia's very own Chanique Rabe, joined reigning Mister Supranational Varo Vargas of Peru as special guests at the glittering event. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Supranational Namibia (@miss_supranational_namibia) Photos: Southern ☓ Studio, Miss Supranational Namibia / Instagram

Miss Supranational 2021: Namibia's Chanique Rabe crowning moment

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Namibia's Chanique Rabe is the first-ever woman from her country to be crowned Miss Supranational and the second Namibian to win a major pageant after Miss Universe 1992 Michelle McLean. The 24-year-old edged out 57 other beauties from around the world to win the 12th edition of the international pageant. She was joined in the Top 5 by Puerto Rico's Karla Acevedo, South Africa's Thato Mosehle, Venezuela's Valentina Sanchez, and Dominican Republic's Eoanna Constanza. Here are some highlights of her crowning moment on Saturday, August 21 at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz, Małopolska, Poland: Photos: Noemi Pabich / Miss Supranational

Miss Supranational 2021 is Namibia's Chanique Rabe

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Chanique Rabe of Namibia bested 57 other contestants to win Miss Supranational 2021 on Saturday, August 21 at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz, Małopolska, Poland. The 24-year-old beauty who was born and raised in Windhoek is an ambassador for Hope Village Orphanage and she teaches sewing to children through her own charity project called The Mending Project. Karla Guilfú Acevedo of Puerto Rico and Thato Mosehle of South Africa were the first and second runners-up respectively while Valentina Sánchez of Venezuela was the third runner-up, and Eoanna Constanza of Dominican was fourth runner-up. The new Miss Supranational is no stranger to pageantry as she previously held the titles Miss Teen Namibia 2014 and Miss Teen Continents 2015. Anntonia Porsild, the longest-reigning Miss Supranational from Thailand crowned her successor following an emotional farewell walk. FINAL RESULTS Miss Supranational 2021: Namibia – Chanique Rabe 1st Runner-Up: Puerto Rico – Karla Guilfú Acevedo

Miss Namibia 2021 is Chelsi Shikongo

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Chelsi Shikongo edged out 14 other finalists to be crowned Miss Namibia 2021 on Saturday, June 5 at the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino. The 23-year-old beauty from Walvis Bay is an international model, full-time creator, and activist who founded I Can Say No, an empowerment campaign that promotes inclusive education. "I'm overwhelmed, I did not expect this, honestly, and I'm just excited to be representing Namibia as a goodwill ambassador," she said in an interview shortly after winning her title. Annerrie Mare and Michelle Mukuve were the first and second princesses, respectively, while Aurelia Samuyenga and Chane Ann Marshall finished in the Top 5. Miss Namibia organizers have yet to announce if Chelsi will be representing Nambia at Miss Universe or Miss World. Her predecessor, Nadja Breytenbach, was sent to the Miss Universe 2019 pageant. Photos: Miss Namibia