Miss Kenya, Irene Mukii, has been crowned Miss Africa at the 2019 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
Miss Mukii, who is a Mathematics and Computer Science student of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, won the coveted crown over the weekend.
She defeated 21 other contestants in a keenly contested competition which saw Miss Angola, Daniela Lopes, emerge as first runner up and Miss South Africa, Ethel Maimela as second runner up.
Miss Africa Beauty Pageant held annually in Calabar started in 2016 with 18 contestants from different African countries.
Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, won the 2018 edition of the competition. The beauty pageant was hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and Pearl Modi. It also saw some performance from the likes of Patoranking and Victoria Kimani. Nollywood stars, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Enyinna Nwigwe were part of the judges for the night.
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