Abenakyo Quiin crowned Miss Uganda 2018

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Miss Uganda 2018 Abenakyo Quiin

Abenakyo Quiin, 22, was Friday night crowned as Miss Uganda 2018.

Outgoing queen Leah hands over the crown to Quinn Abenakyo

Abenakyo Queen took home the crown and a brand new car.

A computer science student from Mayuge district in Eastern Uganda, Abenakyo will represent Uganda at the Miss World finale at Sanya, China on December 8, 2018.

Quinn Abenakyo beat all her rivals to take the crown

Tyra Margach was the 1st runner up. Margach has just completed her diploma in law at the Law Development Centre.

Miss Uganda 1st Runner Up: Tyra Margach

Aheebwa Patience Martha was crowned second runner up. Aheebwa is still a university student pursuing a Bachelors degree in Economics.

Miss Uganda 2nd runner up: Aheebwa Patience Martha

This year’s Miss Uganda Beauty pageant happened at Kampala Sheraton in Kampala.

Nannyonjo Brenda of Kezi entertainment is the holder of Miss Uganda license.

Appearing on NBS “Chatroom”, Brenda said they needed to take a break from organising the beauty pageant because they had a lot going on and a magazine to focus on.

Brenda

 

“For one to enter the competition they must have at least an S.6 certificate and should be Ugandan.”

She said there is a class called life after Miss Uganda where they teach the girls how to conduct themselves out there and how to handle media.

Musumba Janat, the coordinator of the pageants, said one of the biggest challenges she has faced is teaching the girls correct English and preparing them to compete on the Miss World level.

“Most of them use slung and this Social Media English. If one is representing Uganda they should be in position to speak the official language (English) fluently.”

Socialite Zari Hassan was among the judges of this year’s Miss Uganda beauty pageant.

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