Miss Kenya, Irene Mukii, has been crowned Miss Africa at the 2019 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
Miss Mukii, who is a Mathematics and Computer Science student of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, won the coveted crown in the early hours of Saturday.
She defeated 21 other contestants in a keenly contested competition which saw Miss Angola, Daniela Lopes, emerge as first runner up and Miss South Africa, Ethel Maimela as second runner up.
Speaking during the event, Governor Ben Ayade called for the adoption of humanity as the greatest of all religions in the world.
Mr Ayade, who was speaking on the theme of the 2019 Carnival Calabar “humanity”, said once humanity becomes a personal doctrine, people would rise above…