Miss Uganda, Quiin Abenakyo is Miss world in Africa

Although she missed out on this year's top crown, with Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon taking it, Abenakyo won the continental crown by beating Mauritius' Murielle Ravina to become Miss World Africa. Uganda's representative Quiin Abenakyo places third at the global beauty contest and is named Miss World Africa - a first for Uganda. She wrapped up a dream-come-true with a third-place finish ahead of Belarus' Maria Vasilevich and Jamaica's Kadijah Robinson. When the presenter announced the 22-year-old as one of two contestants to vie for the African crown, Abenakyo, donning a lovely low-cut blue dress, exuded confidence in true Pearl-of-African spirit. She had inched closer to an even higher pedestal. Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon is champion of Miss ...

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