Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has met with the country’s ambassador Quiin Abenakyo who has recently won the crown of Miss African tournament.
Quiin Abenakyo was awarded Miss Uganda in August and participated into ” Miss World 2018 beauty pageant” in China this month when she entered the top five and crowned Miss Africa 2018.
Abenakyo wrote on her Twitter page: “Thank you Uganda. Thank you, Africa. Thanks to all the wonderful people all over the world who voted
#QuiinAbenakyo in the miss world 2018 beauty pageant. We made it to top 5 and took the continental title Miss World 2018 Africa. May God bless you all”
Thank you Uganda. Thank you Africa. Thanks to all the wonderful people all over the world who voted #QuiinAbenakyo in the miss world 2018 beauty pageant.
We made it to top 5 and took the continental title Miss World 2018 Africa. May God bless you all. 🇺🇬🌍 pic.twitter.com/oaiqSR7vne
— #VisitUganda (@QuiinAbenakyo) December 8, 2018
Miss Abenayako has returned to Uganda, and a few hours later she went to the palace to meet President Museveni.
President Museveni has congratulated her and he has encouraged the whole competition organizers i.e. (Miss Uganda Organization), He has promised to support and give them cooperation.
Museveni criticizes her for wearing Indian hair
Through his official Twitter page, he wrote.
“Abenakyo is indeed a tall, beautiful Musoga girl. My only concern is that she was wearing Indian hair. I have encouraged her to keep her natural, African hair. We must show African beauty in its natural form.”
Abenakyo is indeed a tall, beautiful Musoga girl. My only concern is that she was wearing Indian hair. I have encouraged her to keep her natural, African hair. We must show African beauty in its natural form. pic.twitter.com/UbY3AXh6TL
— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) December 19, 2018
Museveni’s message has raised debate and many comments in Uganda where many people support him wanting Ugandan girls to leave the wigs and keep their natural hair and beauty. However, there is a large group of people who have taken that as humorous.
The girl – is fine she can wear indian hair if she wants its her head isnt it, doesnt take away her beauty
— Cazawaty (@cazawaty) December 20, 2018
On that Indian hair……come correct your person too. Charity begins at home. pic.twitter.com/maACK3VtHb
— #FreeStellaNyanzi (@Phyllees) December 19, 2018
About Miss World
Miss World 2018 is the 68th Miss World election, held in Sanya, Hainan Province, China, on December 8, 2018. The winner, Mexican Vanessa Ponce de Leon, succeeds the Indian Manushi Chhillar, Miss World 2017.
In March 2018, Miss World President Julia Morley signed a contract with Jiajun Li, company president New Silk Road, to again organize the contest in China.
In May 2018, it is officially announced that this 68th edition of Miss World will be held in Sanya, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Hainan Island. The candidates will arrive on November 9, 2018, on the island for a final scheduled on December 8, 2018 (Wikipedia)
How were the results?
Runner-up : Thailand – Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan
Belarus– Maria Vasilevitch
Jamaica – Kadijah Robinson
Uganda – Quiin Abenakyo
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