Meet All 5 Beauty Queens Representing Africa At This Year’s Miss UniverseNkafu 237 | 14.05.2021 | 0 | World
Miss Universe 2020 which is the 69th edition of one of the world’s most-watched beauty pageants will hold on May 16, 2021, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, United States. This year, 5 beauty queens from 5 different countries are representing the African continent. Who are these beauty queens are which countries are they from?
Here are the beauty queens representing Africa at this year’s edition of Miss Universe.
Angele Kossinda, Cameroon
28-year-old Angele is the first-ever beauty queen who is representing her country at the event. She hails from the economic capital of the country, Douala. The 1.75m tall beauty queen holds a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance and a master’s degree in finance management.
Angele has also represented her country at different beauty pageants include Miss Earth 2017, Miss International 2019, Miss Supranational 2019, and was crowned Miss Supranational Africa 2019.
Chelsea Tayui, Ghana
Chelsea Tayui is a 25-year-old beauty queen 25-year-old hails from Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana. She graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Communications and Media and works part time as a communication executive. Though new to pageantry, she is determined to win this year’s edition of the pageant.
Natasha Joubert, South Africa
Natasha Joubert is a South Africa model and beauty queen. She emerged as the second runner-up of Miss South Africa 2020. The 23-year-old beauty queen obtained a bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Boston City Campus in 2020 and went on to work as a public relations officer for a law firm. Natasha also owns a fashion company called Natalie Jefferys.
Vandana Jeetah, Mauritius
Vandana is a 29-year-old beauty queen from Morocco who currently works as an in-house lawyer. She holds a master’s degree in Law. Vandana speaks 4 languages and has traveled to 33 countries. She describes herself as being grounded, ambitious, and a free spirit
Nova Stevens, from Sudan but representing Canada
Nova Stevens was born in Sudan but she will be representing Canada at this year edition of Miss Universe. Nova left for Canada at the age of 6, after she and her family fled the civil war from Sudan. She is also a co-founder and one of the spokespersons for ‘Freedom March Vancouver’ and Black Freedom Society” organizations that aim to eradicate hate and racism against black and indigenous people of color.