Miss Rwanda 2020

Miss Rwanda 2020 Nishimwe parts ways with organisers, management

Effective Tuesday, reigning Miss Rwanda Naomie Nishimwe will independently be responsible for her own management after she parted ways with Rwanda Inspiration Backup, the beauty pageant organisers and managers. The shocking withdrawal comes less than a month since she was crowned Miss Rwanda...

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 9:39am

Tanga on dressing Miss Rwanda 2020 contestants

Rwandans are slowly getting accustomed to the word “Tanga” mostly because it makes up Tanga design, one of the fashion houses that has claimed their spot on Rwanda’s fashion industry. This year, Tanga design went big by sponsoring Miss Rwanda beauty pageant. That event...

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:49pm

The glamorous Miss Rwanda grand finale that was

As years go by, organisers of the Miss Rwanda pageant are working hard to grow its brand and become one of the country’s most entertaining shows. The grand finale that took place last Saturday, saw a huge turn up of revelers at the Intare Conference Arena, some clad in T-shirts and banners...

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:28am

PHOTOS: Naomie Nishimwe crowned Miss Rwanda 2020

Naomie Nishimwe has been crowned Miss Rwanda 2020 amidst tight competition from 19 finalists, in a glamorous event held at the Intare Conference Arena.  Nishimwe, a senior-six graduate who represented the City of Kigali in the preliminaries, emerged the topmost contender for the beauty...

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:10am

Miss Rwanda: To represent your country is the greatest honour a girl can have

Today, February 22, is a big day for a certain group of smart, beautiful young girls in Rwanda. The luckiest and most deserving of this group of 19 girls will be crowned Miss Rwanda 2020! This calendar year is a year of transition. It’s the year our country is closing a major chapter in...

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 8:02am

Miss Rwanda 2020: Organisers react to petition, Nimwiza responds

Organisers of Miss Rwanda say they are cognisant of a recent petition set up by feminists, and activists demanding for changes in the way the pageant is organised, and to ensure the protection of contestants from vile attacks. The petition set up on January 31, followed a wave of social media...

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 12:39am

Miss Rwanda 2020: How 20 progressed to the boot camp

Thirty-four contestants were on Saturday eliminated from the ongoing Miss Rwanda 2020 contest which saw the top 20 progress to the boot camp during a tightly-contested pre-selection event held in PSF Expo Grounds tent, Gikondo.   The Saturday downpour did not stop a youthful audience...

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 2:10pm

“I was defiled at 6. It left me with suicidal thoughts” - Miss Rwanda2020 contestant Uwase

Miss Rwanda 2020 contestant Aisha Uwase has spoken out on a childhood incident that has haunted her for years and led her to contemplate committing suicide. The 19-year-old, who is among the 54 girls who will go into Miss Rwanda 2020 pre-selection this weekend, spoke out on her ordeal on ‘...

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:32pm

All you need to know about Miss Rwanda 2020 contest

After successful month-long nationwide auditions, the public has started to cast their votes on their favourite contestants competing for the Miss Rwanda 2020 crown, after they picked numbers which will identify them through the course of the competition. A total of 54 contestants were selected...

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:18am

Miss Rwanda 2020: 20 through as auditions conclude in Kigali

It was yet another record audition as the City of Kigali on Saturday registered the highest number of representatives in Miss Rwanda 2020 auditions concluded last weekend at Hiltop Hotel. The record also means the City of Kigali claims the highest number of representatives since Rwanda...

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 8:40am

Miss Rwanda 2020: Seven selected to represent Southern Province

Nadia Umutoniwase, 20, looked so confident that she would make it through the Miss Rwanda auditions, last Saturday’s Miss Rwanda auditions held in Huye District, Southern Province. Her hopes to progress, however, faded in just one second when she failed to impress any of the judges; Mike...

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 9:00pm

How Miss Rwanda 2020 auditions went down in Northern Province

The ongoing Miss Rwanda 2020 auditions on Saturday, saw six contestants given the green light to represent the Northern Province in the competition. Held at La Palme Hotel in Musanze District, the auditions kicked off at around 3.30pm, about two hours late from the set time (1pm) due to the...

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 1:18am

Miss Rwanda 2020: Six selected as auditions open in Western Province

On Saturday, the Western Province was the first to get representatives to contest for Miss Rwanda 2020 crown as auditions kicked off in Rubavu District. The beauty contest is organised by Rwanda Inspiration Backup to empower young girls by creating a platform that gives them a chance to expose...

Monday, December 23, 2019 - 12:49am

Major changes as Miss Rwanda 2020 auditions kick off this weekend

As Miss Rwanda 2020 auditions edge closer, a number of emerging changes have been made for next year’s edition.  The beauty pageant, which is organised by Rwanda Inspiration Backup, has seen changes in terms of sponsorship which saw Cogebanque pulling out as main sponsors of the...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:16am

Miss Rwanda 2020 registrations open

THE search is on for the next Miss Rwanda, as preparations for the 2020 edition of the beauty pageantry get underway. Organised by Rwanda Inspiration Backup, this year’s pageant in its 8 edition, is scheduled to kick-off it’s countrywide search for the beauties next month. ...

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 12:03am