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Complete list of Miss World 2019 candidates from Africa

Miss World

  • Beauty Pageant: Miss World 2019
  • Edition: 69th
  • Date: December 14, 2019
  • Venue: ExCeL London, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Reigning queen: Vanessa Ponce of Mexico

In Miss World 2018, Quiin Abenakyo of Uganda and Murielle Ravina of Mauritius were the only two candidates from Africa who made it to the Top 12. The Ugandan candidate advanced to the Top 5 and finished as Miss World Africa 2018.

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It has truly been an unforgettable year filled with adventures, surprises, challenges, growth, tears, and smiles. There is got to be a time of giving and making a difference. My Work towards mitigating teenage pregnancies and child marriages has been the most fulfilling experience of this journey.First and foremost,i would like to thank God for abundantly blessing me.To all the people of the many incredible charities , governments and organizations thank you for all your passion and commitment towards finding a solution. To everyone at the Miss World organization @missworld Miss Uganda foundation @missugandaofficial ,I’m thankful for the opportunity availed to me, to learn and grow, and for believing in my dreams and aspirations. To my family, friends, My country people 🇺🇬and the world at large my deepest gratitude goes out to all of you. Lastly,to all the young people,if I could do it ,you can do it too.Never give up on your dreams!! QUIIN ABENAKYO MISSWORLD AFRICA 2018❤ WHO WILL BE MISSWORLD AFRICA 2019?!! Live streaming the final of miss world on Show starts at 2pm GMT on December 14th. 📸 @photo4fashion 👗 @Tinabrad #Saynotomotherhoodinchildhood #quiinabenakyofoundation #keepmeinschool #sheismorethanjustastatistic #missuganda2018 #missworldafrica

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  1. Khadija Benhamo, 26, Algeria
  2. Brezana Da Costa, 24, Angola
  3. Oweditse Phirinyane Gofaone, 25, Botswana
  4. Janet Ortiz Oyono, 20, Equatorial Guinea
  5. Feven Gebreslassie, 22, Ethiopia
  6. Rebecca Kwabi, 26, Ghana
  7. Laila Samati, 21, Guinea-Bissau
  8. Maria Wavinya, 18, Kenya
  9. Urvashi Gooriah, 19, Mauritius
  10. Nyekachi Douglas, 20, Nigeria
  11. Meghan Nimwiza, 20, Rwanda
  12. Alberta Diatta, 19, Senegal
  13. Enid Jones-Boston, 20, Sierra Leone
  14. Sasha-Lee Olivier, 26, South Africa
  15. Mariah Nyayiena, 22, South Sudan
  16. Sylvia Sebastian, 19, Tanzania
  17. Sabrine Khalifa, 23, Tunisia
  18. Oliver Nakakande, 24, Uganda

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