A Kenyan model and reigning Miss Kenya, Irene Ng’endo Mukii, has been crowned the most beautiful girl in Africa 2019 at the Miss Africa Beauty Pageant in Calabar, Nigeria.
Mukii 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.
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, December 28th in Calabar.
The Miss Africa Beauty Pageant holds annually in Calabar. It started in 2016 with 18 contestants from different African countries.