Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras returns

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Miss Namibia, Miss Teen Namibia closing date for applications on 12 April

The closing date for applications for Miss Namibia and Miss Teen Namibia is Wednesday, April 12.

Interested applicants are urged to visit the regional offices of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) to access application forms and get the chance to represent Namibia on the international stage.

Since the nbc took over 100% ownership of the Miss Namibia Organization, the corporation has been going on roadshows throughout the country to ensure inclusive participation in the beauty pageant, which will take place in Swakopmund in June.

Miss Namibia team has concluded its visit to the Omaheke Region

The Miss Namibia team has concluded its visit to the Omaheke Region.

The team met prospective Miss Namibia and Miss Teen participants at Otjinene and Gobabis, respectively.

Speaking to nbc News, the Chief Executive Officer of the Miss Namibia Organization, Umbi Karuaihe Upi, explained that during this engagement, the ladies would be furnished with information regarding the beauty pageant competition and encouraged to participate.

It is important nbc own Miss Namibia as a subsidiary- Jacobs

The nbc's Board Chairman, Lazarus Jacobs says it is important for the corporation to own Miss Namibia as a subsidiary where every Namibian can take ownership.  
He says Miss Namibia is not just a pageant, but an Ambassador.

Jacobs paid tribute to Connie Maritz who carried and laid the foundation of the Miss Namibia brand over the years, saying it was not an easy task.

Debmarine Namibia has fronted N$2.5 million in sponsoring the organization going forward.