The 2014 Miss World beauty pageant is here once again bringing together the most stunning girls from around the globe. The African continent has a bevy of black beauties to put forward. Who are your favourites to win? Let’s meet the African beauties at the Miss World 2014 competition:
Cameroon – Larissa Ngangoum
Larissa hails from Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. Currently in her 4th year of Pharmacy studies, she aspires to become a pharmacy doctor, with the ambition to open her own pharmacy in Cameroon in the future. Aside from her studies, Larissa works as a translator. Fluent in French, English and Spanish, she says she learnt Spanish through watching Spanish TV Series. In her spare time, Larissa likes to listen to music, citing Latin pop and Makossa as her favoured genres. She also likes to write, and to continue learning new languages.
Chad – Sakadi Djivira
Sakadi is a 3rd year undergrad studying Public Law at the University of N’Djamena. Her goal is to finish her studies and work her way up the legal system to become a court magistrate. Born in the city of Abeche, Sakadi grew up in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad. Aside from her studies, Sakadi likes to watch Spanish and American TV shows, she is a big fan of racing, and she keeps fit by practicing gymnastics. Ivorian Coupé-Décalé and Zouk & Congolese Roumba are traditional African dances that Sakadi is adept at performing, and she also enjoys singing and modelling.
Name: Jennifer Yeo
Jennifer describes herself as a generous and attentive person, who likes to laugh and dance. Born in the city of Abidjan, she grew up in San Pedro, a town further along the coast. Currently a university student, Jennifer has ambitions of a career in marketing, eventually owning her own business in the future. She likes to read, especially romance novels, and she likes to dance, citing traditional Ivorian music as her favourite, alongside some western music. Jennifer is a also a sporty person, and enjoys playing football and going swimming whenever possible.
Name: Amina Ashraf