Halima Aden, a Somali – American teenager has made history after becoming the first contestant to wear hijab and a burkini to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA competition.
The 19-year old who is a Muslim and student of St. Cloud University participated in the scholarship competition on Sunday. Before the finals, she made it to the top 15 out of a field of 44 other women but didn’t advance further.
During the completion, she modeled a series of outfits but got […]
A former Miss World contestant has died at the age of just 22 after losing her battle with cancer. Yumara Lopez represented Nicaragua in the international competition in 2014 when it was held in London.
She had been diagnosed with a grade 2 astrocytoma, cancer of the brain, months earlier. Since then she had been battling against the invasive disease, but sadly after almost two years, she died yesterday at the Alejandro Davila Bolanos Military Hospital in the Nicaraguan capital of […]
Organizers of the Miss Tourism Nigeria 2016 have announced the death of one of their contestants. The contestant, a finalist representing Ebonyi State, Maureen Onu, reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday.
This disclosure was made known by the CEO of the organization, Mr. Santiago Roberts, at the weekend. In a statement, Roberts said, “The brand lost a true and great gem.
“Maureen was always prompt to carry out instructions/tasks giving and willing to learn; she was looking forward to representing her […]