HARARE – Melissa Chikerema is this year’s Miss 21st February Movement after she beat 28 other contenders at a glittering event held in Rainbow Towers’ Jacaranda Room over the weekend. The pageant is meant to celebrate Mugabe’s birthday movement.
In our weekly series ‘Then and Now’ Nehanda Radio looks at prominent Zimbabweans from all walks of life. We get their pictures when they were young and take a look at what they have become. This week we feature singer and former Miss Zimbabwe 1993 winner Karen Stally.
Seven years after winning an asylum claim to stay in Britain, controversial former UK Big Brother contestant Makosi Musambasi was back in her native Zimbabwe over the weekend to promote her new lifestyle talk show.
President Robert Mugabe’s remarks that Jamaican men are always high on weed and a lazy lot are haunting Zimbabwean model, Mutsa Mutare. The model is in Jamaica for the Miss Global International pageant, which is being held in that country’s capital, Kingston.
She has done make- up and pimped up some of Hollywood’s top celebrities and now she has returned home to launch her range of make-up products. Celebrities she has made up include Ne-Yo, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington, Sylvester Stallone, Wiz Khalifa
It turns out Miss Zimbabwe 1994, Angeline Musasiwa, could have set the bar too high for the girls who competed for the crown in subsequent years. Having done well in the 1994 Miss World pageant, finishing in the top four, she set a high standard.
Makosi Musambasi is miffed that she continues to be associated with Anthony Hutton, seven years after a fling in the Big Brother House. “So The Daily Mail is talking about Anthony becoming a hairdresser! Why use my picture? Am I his claim to fame?” she mourned on Twitter.
After weeks of speculation and uncertainty, Miss Zimbabwe Bongani Dhlakama, leaves the country on Wednesday for Mongolia for the Miss World finals. Since being crowned Miss Zimbabwe at a colourful ceremony in April, Bongani has endured weeks of uncertainty.
Big Brother Stargame evictee, Maneta Mazanhi, looks good and she knows it. The vivacious 21-year old has been keen to “set the record straight” with the local media after her acrimonious exit from the reality show.