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Miss Namibia, Miss Teen finalists announced

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The Miss Namibia and Miss Teen beauty pageants have now entered the final stage with the announcement of the ten finalists for both competitions.

The Miss Namibia Organisation announced the finalists at a glitzy two-day preliminary event held in Windhoek over the weekend.

The ten selected include women from diverse backgrounds.

Entries for the beauty extravaganza opened in March, and by the time it closed, a total of 102 entries were received for both pageants.

Following the close of entries, 20 semi-finalists were selected for each pageant.

LWDC expresses interest to home Miss Namibia and Miss Teen pageants

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The Namibia Broadcasting Corporation's executive management is on a fact-finding mission in ||Kharas Region to explore the possibilities of hosting both the 2024 Miss Namibia and Miss Teen pageants at Luderitz. 

The executive management, led by nbc's Chief News and Programming Officer Menesia Muinjo, met with the Luderitz Waterfront Development Company management as well as the Luderitz business community to deliberate the possibility of hosting the national beauty pageants there. 

Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras returns

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Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras returned from her Miss Universe journey to a warm welcome at the Hosea Kutako International Airport yesterday.

|Uiras who clinched the title of Miss Face of the Universe, was greeted by a jubilant crowd led by the ǂNisa ǂNukhoen of |Ai||ams with entertainment provided by the police's brass band.

Her dedication and hard work shone through as she secured a coveted spot in the top 20, competing against beauty queens from 84 countries.

Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras unveils national costume

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Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras has unveiled her national costume for the upcoming Miss Universe pageant slated for November 18 in El Salvador. 

At the event on the outskirts of the capital, |Uiras  paraded the oryx and diamond-inspired costume she will wear in the national dress category at the glitzy international event.

|Uiras explained how she came up with the idea for her costume, which she named the Majestic Diamond Oryx, and sketched.

The dress was designed by creator Mwatile Kapolola and stylist Nadia Wilson. 

Miss Namibia & Miss Teen pay courtesy call to MIRCO

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Miss Namibia, Jameela |Uiras, and Miss Teen 2023, Oriana Ribeiro, paid a courtesy call to the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation (MIRCO) to familiarise themselves with their responsibilities in the recently launched Namibia International Women's Peace Centre.

The visit aims to guide Miss Namibia and Miss Teen on how to advocate for the International Women's Peace Centre and peace for all, both locally and internationally.

Children need to be provided with nutritious food- Kamanya

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Miss Namibia 2018, who is also the Director of the Innonation Foundation, Selma Kamanya, has reiterated the call to provide children with nutritious food.

Kamanya said this at the handover of a backyard garden to the Bernard Norkamp Centre in Windhoek.

Among the vegetables to be produced here are spinach, tomatoes, green peppers, and sweet corn.

The intention is to feed about 130 vulnerable and orphaned children at the Bernard Norkamp Centre.

Namibia ready to compete in international beauty pageants - Karuaihe-Upi

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The Chief Executive Officer of Miss Namibia, Umbi Karuaihe-Upi, says the country is ready to compete in international beauty pageants.

The top ten Miss Namibia finalists are currently on tour in the ||Kharas Region, discovering the breathtaking landscapes of the southern region.

The ten finalists in this year's Miss Namibia Beauty pageant were taken on a tour to Giants Playgroup, situated a few kilometres outside Keetmanshoop.

Miss Namibia top 10 selected

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Saturday night was one to remember as the Miss Namibia Organisation put on a glamorous show in the capital, Windhoek.

Not only that but there was diversity in both beauty pageant contestants and those on the carpet.

It was all fun and glamour under the blue lights.

During the preliminary round, 30 beauty pageant contestants competed for the first ten spots.

The rest are appreciated for their participation, and they can always try next time.