Reigning Miss Africa
Botswana's Gaseangwe Balopi was crowned Miss Africa on 27 December 2017
Miss Africa 2017 Calabar reigning Queen Gaseangwe Balopi is a 22 year old ambitious and focused young lady from a village called Tonota in Botswana. She loves fashion, having fun, reading and travelling. She’s also a stylist, model, fashion entrepreneur and student at the University of Botswana. She believes that her journey to greatness has only began and she’s determined to live her best life and leave a mark while at it. During her reign, Gaseangwe would like to champion a project that’ll see solar powered boreholes installed in various parts of the continent. The aim is to sustain the plant a tree initiative started by Queen Neurite Mendes as well as kickstart a Migration themed awareness campaign later in the year.
"It’s the best time to be alive for the African Child. Our voice and power echos from all corners of the world. Our passion and hunger to change the game shines brighter than all the diamonds in Africa put together."