Daniel sad over break-up
2, 2015. Aside from Colombia and Finland (1952 Armi Kuusela), the only other countries that debuted in the Miss Universe pageant and eventually won were Botswana (Mpule Kwelagobe in 1999 Miss Universe, with the Philippines' Miriam Quiambao as first ...
Maxine deserves no less than RESPECT
Not a few thought Miss Kenya could be another Miss Botswana, the no-nonsense Mpule Kwelagobe, who unexpectedly stole from Miss Philippines Miriam Quiambao the 1999 crown with her remarkable answer to the question: Should Miss Universe be ...
'Maxine Medina had an ace, but she didn't use it'
Miriam Quiambao settled for second place to Botswana's Mpule Kwelagobe in 1999 after struggling to answer whether a pregnant Miss Universe should be allowed to complete her reign. In Medina's case, it is unclear whether the interview cost her the crown.
Ntandoyenkosi gears up for Miss Universe
Other African winners include Miss Namibia, Michelle McLean in 1992; Miss Botswana, Mpule Kwelagobe in 1999 and Miss Angola, Leila Lopes in 2011. Says Kunene: “I learned a great deal from my participation in Miss World and I am really looking forward ...