A 22-year-old Jescar Mponda will represent Malawi at this year’s Miss East Africa beauty pageant to be held in Dar es Salaam Tanzania on December 17.
A fourth-year student in Business Administration at the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS), Jescar came top in rigorous local auditions to secure the spot at the regional showpiece.
Coordinator of the event, Daxx Cruz said this year’s event will attract 16 beauties from 16 countries namely Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Seychelles, Somalia, Reunion, Djibouti, Comoro, Madagascar, Mauritius, Eritrea, and South Sudan.
Meanwhile, Miss Culture Malawi Malumbo Mtonga has appealled to well wishers to help sponsor her return air-ticket to South Africa where she is expected to represent Malawi during Miss Culture International pageant.
Mtonga said her management team is struggling to mobilize sponsorship for her air-ticket as she is expected to leave on 27 November.
Fifteen countries are expected to take part in the beauty contest in South Africa, which will be held from 28 November to 4 December.