Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government. The contest took place in the early hours of Friday at the Calabar International Conference Centre.
Kasinde, who beat Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnaemeka and Zambia’s Gladys Kayumba to the second and third positions respectively to clinch the crown, went home with $35,000 and a sport utility vehicle.
It was reported that 25 countries participated in the event. They include Cameroon, Morocco, Tanzania, Togo and Ghana.
Nigerian singers 2face and Tiwa Savage entertained the audience.
however, it was not long before the fireworks used to celebrate her victory led to an accident as Kasinde’s wig soon caught fire but thanks to ebuka who came to the rescue before more damage could be done.