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'''Miss Zimbabwe''' is a beauty pageant which was officiated in 1980 replacing the Miss [[Rhodesia]] pageant. It is currently chaired by Mrs [[Marry Chiwenga]], who is the wife of General [[Constantine Chiwenga]].
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'''Miss Zimbabwe''' is a beauty pageant which was officiated in 1980 replacing the [[Miss Rhodesia]] pageant. It is currently chaired by [[Marry Chiwenga|Mrs Marry Chiwenga]], who is the wife of [[Constantine Chiwenga|Army General Constantine Chiwenga]].
  
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
The pageant came into being in 1980 when the country attained its independence. The first person to be crowned Miss Zimbabwe was [[Shirley Nyanyiwa]] who was voted as the Best-Dressed Model at the 1980 Miss World Pageant.<ref name="MVURA"> Margaret Mvura, [http://www.thepatriot.co.zw/old_posts/miss-zimbabwe-to-be-wildlife-ambassador/ Miss Zimbabwe to be wildlife ambassador], "The Patriot", Published:12 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref>. Prior to 2012, it was known as the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe Pageant, it was renamed to Miss Zimbabwe.  
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The pageant came into being in 1980 when the country attained its independence. The first person to be crowned Miss Zimbabwe was [[Shirley Nyanyiwa]] who was voted as the Best-Dressed Model at the 1980 Miss World Pageant.<ref name="MVURA">Margaret Mvura, [http://www.thepatriot.co.zw/old_posts/miss-zimbabwe-to-be-wildlife-ambassador/ Miss Zimbabwe to be wildlife ambassador], "The Patriot", Published:12 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref> Prior to 2012, it was known as the [[Miss Tourism Zimbabwe Pageant]], it was renamed to Miss Zimbabwe.
  
 
==The Pageant in limbo==
 
==The Pageant in limbo==
In 2011, it was reported that the pageant was politicised. At the 2011 edition of the pageant, members of the [[Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front]] (ZANU PF) officiated at the event and it was also reported that contestants were asked about the history of ZANU PF.<ref name="PFUNDE"> Nigel Pfunde, [http://www.thezimmail.co.zw/2014/01/29/miss-zimbabwe-bounces-back/ Miss Zimbabwe bounces back], "The Zimbabwe Mail", Published:29 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref> Members of the [[Zimbabwe Tourism Authority]] however dispelled this.  
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In 2011, it was reported that the pageant was politicised. At the 2011 edition of the pageant, members of the [[Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front]] (ZANU PF) officiated at the event and it was also reported that contestants were asked about the history of ZANU PF.<ref name="PFUNDE">Nigel Pfunde, [http://www.thezimmail.co.zw/2014/01/29/miss-zimbabwe-bounces-back/ Miss Zimbabwe bounces back], "The Zimbabwe Mail", Published:29 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref> Members of the [[Zimbabwe Tourism Authority]] however dispelled this.
  
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In 2013, the pageant was not held due to a financial crisis. The chairperson of the pageant stated that during the scouting period, all the contestants were not competent enough to represent the country at international pageants such as the Miss World Pageant.<ref name="NIGEL"> Nigel Pfunde, [http://www.thezimmail.co.zw/2014/06/06/miss-zim-preps-gather-momentum/ Miss Zim preps gather momentum], "The Zimbabwe Mail", Published:6 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref> It was reintroduced in 2014 of which there were 3 Miss Zimbabwes in 2014, firstly, [[Thabiso Phiri]] who resigned, then [[Cathrine Makaya]] and finally [[Tendai Hunda]].  
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In 2013, the pageant was not held due to a financial crisis. The chairperson of the pageant stated that during the scouting period, all the contestants were not competent enough to represent the country at international pageants such as the Miss World Pageant.<ref name="NIGEL">Nigel Pfunde, [http://www.thezimmail.co.zw/2014/06/06/miss-zim-preps-gather-momentum/ Miss Zim preps gather momentum], "The Zimbabwe Mail", Published:6 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref> It was reintroduced in 2014 of which there were 3 Miss Zimbabwes in 2014, firstly, [[Thabiso Phiri]] who resigned, then [[Cathrine Makaya]] and finally [[Tendai Hunda]].
  
 
==List of former title holders==
 
==List of former title holders==
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*[[Chiedza Mhosva]] - 2017
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*[[Ann-Grace Mutambu]] - 2015
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*[[Emily Tatanga Kachote]] - 2015
 
*[[Tendai Hunda]] - 2014
 
*[[Tendai Hunda]] - 2014
 
*[[Cathrine Makaya]] - 2014
 
*[[Cathrine Makaya]] - 2014
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*[[Samantha Tshuma]]- 2010
 
*[[Samantha Tshuma]]- 2010
 
*[[Vanessa Sibanda]] - 2009
 
*[[Vanessa Sibanda]] - 2009
*[[Cynthia Muvirimi]] - 2008
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*[[Cynthia Muvirimi]] - 2008
 
*[[Caroline Marufu]] - 2007
 
*[[Caroline Marufu]] - 2007
*[[Lorraine Maphala]] - 2006
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*[[Lorraine Maphala]] - 2006
 
*[[Oslie Muringai]] - 2005
 
*[[Oslie Muringai]] - 2005
 
*[[Phoebe Monjane]] - 2003
 
*[[Phoebe Monjane]] - 2003
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*[[Lorraine Magwenzi]] - 1997
 
*[[Lorraine Magwenzi]] - 1997
 
*[[Langa Sibanda]] - 1996
 
*[[Langa Sibanda]] - 1996
*[[Dionne Best]] - 1995 Harare
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*[[Dionne Best]] - 1995
 
*[[Angeline Musasiwa]] - 1994
 
*[[Angeline Musasiwa]] - 1994
*[[Yvette D'Almeida-Chakras]] -  
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*[[Yvette D'Almeida-Chakras]] - 1993
 
*[[Caroline Murinda]] - 1982
 
*[[Caroline Murinda]] - 1982
 
*[[Juliet Nyathi]] - 1981
 
*[[Juliet Nyathi]] - 1981
*[[Shirley Nyanyiwa]] - 1980
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*[[Shirley Nyanyiwa]] - 1980
  
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Latest revision as of 19:51, 5 April 2018

Miss Zimbabwe is a beauty pageant which was officiated in 1980 replacing the Miss Rhodesia pageant. It is currently chaired by Mrs Marry Chiwenga, who is the wife of Army General Constantine Chiwenga.

Background

The pageant came into being in 1980 when the country attained its independence. The first person to be crowned Miss Zimbabwe was Shirley Nyanyiwa who was voted as the Best-Dressed Model at the 1980 Miss World Pageant.[1] Prior to 2012, it was known as the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe Pageant, it was renamed to Miss Zimbabwe.

The Pageant in limbo

In 2011, it was reported that the pageant was politicised. At the 2011 edition of the pageant, members of the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) officiated at the event and it was also reported that contestants were asked about the history of ZANU PF.[2] Members of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority however dispelled this.

Similar Profiles You Might Want to See

In 2013, the pageant was not held due to a financial crisis. The chairperson of the pageant stated that during the scouting period, all the contestants were not competent enough to represent the country at international pageants such as the Miss World Pageant.[3] It was reintroduced in 2014 of which there were 3 Miss Zimbabwes in 2014, firstly, Thabiso Phiri who resigned, then Cathrine Makaya and finally Tendai Hunda.

List of former title holders




References

  1. Margaret Mvura, Miss Zimbabwe to be wildlife ambassador, "The Patriot", Published:12 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"
  2. Nigel Pfunde, Miss Zimbabwe bounces back, "The Zimbabwe Mail", Published:29 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"
  3. Nigel Pfunde, Miss Zim preps gather momentum, "The Zimbabwe Mail", Published:6 Jun 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"