Mayuge queen crowned Miss Uganda 2018; Heads to Washington DC

Kenneth Kazibwe

Kenneth Kazibwe

, Lifestyle, News

Quinn Abenakyo from Mayuge district was on Friday night crowned Miss Uganda 2018 at a glamorous function held at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.

The 22 year old Business Computing student at Makerere University Business School beat 22 other contestants to the crown and will represent Uganda at the Miss World event.

Apart from the crown, she took home a brand new car.

Tyra Margrach, 20  and Patience Martha Aheebwa, 20  emerged the first and second runners up respectively.

Speaking at the function, the outgoing Miss Uganda, Leah Kagasa advised her successor never to let fame get to her.

“Stay true to who you are and always cling unto God,”Kagasa urged.

Guitarist Myco Ouma and singers Fille Mutoni, Beeni Gunter made the event more colorful.

Kezzi Entertainment Limited, who hold franchise for Miss Uganda and Talent Africa organized the beauty pageant.

Abenakyo wins herself a brand new Toyota Wish, a trip to Netherlands, one year gym membership at Hotel African as well as a treat at Bulago Islands.

The Miss Uganda also automatically becomes the ambassador for the clean water campaign, which comes off a partnership between the Franchise and Ugandans in the diaspora under their umbrella body UNAA Causes. Through the partnership, Miss Uganda will travel to Washington DC to attend UNAA Causes’ annual festival where they will raise funds to provide clean water back home, through an event dubbed Fashion weekend.

Other crowns

Sports Queen -Elizabeth Nanziri.

Miss photogenic- Sandra Khan

Miss Tourism awards- Sandra Khan

Miss Uganda Central – Lynette Kwagala

Miss Uganda West – Aheebwa Patience

Miss Uganda North – Sandra Akello

Meet Miss East – Mary Tarumbika

Miss rising woman – Karen Nyangak



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