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Nigerian crowned Miss World Africa 2019, Miss Jamaica overall winner

Nigerian crowned Miss World Africa 2019, Miss Jamaica overall winner

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<p>Miss Nigeria, Nyekachi Douglas, was on Saturday (December 14) crowned Miss World Africa at the Miss World 2019 finals in in London, the United Kingdom. This was the 69th edition of the annual event.</p> <p>The 21-year-old Nyekachi is a Public Health student from southern Nigeria. She replaces the 2018 winner of the continental crown, <a href="https://www.africanews.com/2018/12/08/ugandan-crowned-2018-miss-world-africa/">Miss Uganda 2018, Quiin Abenakyo</a>. </p> <p>Miss World 2019 was won by Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh. Miss France and India were first and second runners-up respectively.</p> <p>The world’s oldest running international beauty pageant, Miss World brings together beauty queens from all over the world. Beside the main winner, continental queens are announced at the end of the contest.</p> <p>The victory of Miss Jamaica comes less than a week after South African Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019 in Atlanta, <span class="caps">USA</span>. Many Africans on social media are celebrating the Jamaican glory as one that equally belongs to Africa.</p> <h2 style="font-size:16px;"> Nyekachi’s bio on the Miss World page </h2> <p>Nyekachi is a public health student who aspires to one day have her own fashion brand. In her free time she enjoys dancing, playing soccer, and running. Nyekachi describes herself as athletic, energetic and creative. </p> <p>The most important thing in Nyekachi’s life is her family and friends who continue to support her with their love and advice. 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font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/infoscopemedia/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px;" target="_blank"> Infoscope Media</a> (@infoscopemedia) on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2019-12-14T18:03:52+00:00">Dec 14, 2019 at 10:03am <span class="caps">PST</span></time></p></div></blockquote> <script async src="//www.instagram.com/embed.js"></script> <h2 style="font-size:16px;"> Social media reactions </h2> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Say hello to the beautiful Miss World Africa!!✨❤️ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MissWorld2019?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MissWorld2019</a> <a href="https://t.co/FDL7aQUKgl">pic.twitter.com/FDL7aQUKgl</a></p>— Proud of my Nyeka baby 💗✨🥺 (@nkemokoli_) <a href="https://twitter.com/nkemokoli_/status/1205909837864980486?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 14, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Even though <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MissNigeria?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MissNigeria</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/nyeka_d?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>nyeka_d</a> was not crowned <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MissWorld2019?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MissWorld2019</a>, she’s the “biggest winner”. She scooped; 1. Miss World Continental (Africa), 2. Miss World Top Model & 3. She was the 1st runner up in Miss World Sports. What more could <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Africa?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Africa</a> ask for? We’re proud 🇳🇬 🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬 <a href="https://t.co/IEA1Z9lqWA">pic.twitter.com/IEA1Z9lqWA</a></p>&mdash; Mahmoud Jay Letsie  (</code>jayletsie101) <a href="https://twitter.com/jayletsie101/status/1205945993986027521?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 14, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I’m so so proud of Miss Nigeria Nyekachi Douglas <a href="https://twitter.com/nyeka_d?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>nyeka_d</a> who made it to the top 5 in the Miss World Beauty Pageant in London today 🙏<br><br>She also won MISS WORLD AFRICA amongst other awards. Madddd o. I’m happy I came to support her 🙏<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/missworld2019?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#missworld2019</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/missnigeria?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#missnigeria</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/nyekachidouglas?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#nyekachidouglas</a> <a href="https://t.co/gVFLQbXHuI">pic.twitter.com/gVFLQbXHuI</a></p>&mdash; Dr. Kelechi Anyikude (</code>KelechiAFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/KelechiAFC/status/1205933210112348161?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 14, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Miss Nigeria world giving support to Miss Jamaica.. Miss Nigeria from the Miss Universe pageant gave the same support when Miss South Africa won.<br /> <br /> Nigerians just love to see fellow Africans/Diasporans win… Its all love here 💓💓💓💓<br /> <br /> We all need someone like this <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MissWorld2019?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MissWorld2019</a> <a href="https://t.co/MMemDciwoU">pic.twitter.com/MMemDciwoU</a></p>— Sabinus !!! (@Klassiquuee) <a href="https://twitter.com/Klassiquuee/status/1205931246045425664?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 14, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Miss Nigeria World & Miss World Africa 2019 Nyekachi Douglas <a href="https://twitter.com/nyeka_d?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>nyeka_d</a> is the ultimate hype woman. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoGirl?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GoGirl</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Bestie?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Bestie</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MissWorld2019?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MissWorld2019</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GirlInTheGreenGown?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GirlInTheGreenGown</a> <a href="https://t.co/DjHAmJkPm1">pic.twitter.com/DjHAmJkPm1</a></p>&mdash; SLEEK Jamaica (</code>Sleekjamaica) <a href="https://twitter.com/Sleekjamaica/status/1205912299615248386?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 14, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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