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IUEA to host the 2022 Miss University Africa Uganda beauty pageant



The International University  of East Africa (IUEA) is to host the 2022 Miss University Africa Uganda beauty pageant.

A total of 27 girls from the different Ugandan universities are set to vie for the crown of Miss University Africa Uganda 2022.

This year’s Miss University Uganda competition has been sponsored by Teenz Crown, Magic One TV, Miss University Africa Organization, and the International University of East Africa (IUEA).

IUEA will be hosting the final competition in its auditorium this Saturday, June 11th, 2022.

This confirmation came through during the Miss University Uganda fundraising dinner and talent night at Silver Springs hotel on June 9th.

In his remarks, IUEA’s marketing team leader, Mr. Isabirye Nicholas, said that it is a privilege for them as a university to host such an event that promotes female empowerment and gender equality among students across the country. He further added that it would be an honour for them to welcome everyone come Saturday, June 11th.

Esther Furaha Cirimwengoma, a 21-year old singer, dancer, and first-year Bachelor of Business Administration student at IUEA, will be representing IUEA in the Miss University Africa Uganda beauty pageant.

The fundraising event was also graced by the presence of all the Miss University Uganda contestants, who were decked in their best attires. They were also able to present their projects and showcase their talents before the judges and attendees.

The contestants are excited and can’t wait for the big day. One of the queens from Makerere University Business School (MUBS), Nimusiima Louratte, expressed her joy during the Miss University Uganda pageant tour at IUEA on Friday 10th June.

She thanked the organisers and the Miss University Uganda Organisation for giving them such an amazing opportunity to air out their voices, projects and showcase their talents.

MUBS Queen, Nimusima Louratte during the IUEA venue tour

Miss University Africa Uganda contestants during the IUEA venue tour

Only one out of the 27 female students from the different Ugandan Universities will be selected to represent the Country at the finals in Nigeria.


The crown for Miss University Africa comes with a cash prize of $50,000 in endorsement deals, a new car, and the winner also becomes a United Nations Students’ Ambassador.

May the best girl win!Miss University Uganda 2022 contestants during the IUEA venue tour

By Alum Evaline

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