Miss World 2016, the 66th edition of the Miss World pageant, will take place in Washington D.C. on December 20th. The outgoing queen Mireia Lalaguna of Spain will crown her successor at the end of the event.
Delegates of about one hundred countries and autonomous territories will compete for the title. The contestants will compete in various Challenger events, like Top Model, Talent, Multimedia, Sports, Beauty With a Purpose and a new challenge event called Resort Wear. Here are African representatives at the event:
Chad – Sylvaine Leloum
Côte D’Ivoire – Esther Memel
Guinea – Safiatou Baldé
Lesotho – Lebakile Mokhohlane
South Africa – Ntandoyenkosi Kunene
Botswana – Thata Kenosi