Rwandan Muthoni crowned Miss Africa first runner-up

By IGIHE
On 28 December 2017 at 04:25

Muthoni Fiona Naringwa who was representing Rwanda at Miss Africa beauty pageant 2017 has been crowned the first runner-up as Botswana’s Gaseangwe Balop takes the crown.

The ceremony took place on Wednesday midnight at Calabar International Conference Centre in Cross River State in Nigeria. The competition was attended by 25 girls from different countries.

Miss Africa 2017, Gaseangwe took home $35,000 and a Ford Edge Sport Utility Vehicle as her star prize.

First runner-up Muthoni pocketed $10,000 while South African Luyolo Mngonyama received $5,000 as the second runner-up.

Muthoni had also emerged third runner-up at Miss Rwanda 2015.

The theme of the event was ‘Climate Change and Migration’ which was chosen to create awareness on the need to protect the environment and caution African youth against illegal migration.

The ceremony was entertained by different famous artists including Neza from Rwanda, Mafikizolo from South Africa, Vanessa Mdee from Tanzania, Tekno and Runtown from Nigeria.

Muthoni Fiona Naringwa
Botswana’s Gaseangwe Balop
South African Luyolo Mngonyama the second runner-up

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