Miss London 2019: Zimbabwean Vimbai Chapungu becomes first black queen

Miss London 2019: Zimbabwean Vimbai Chapungu becomes first black queen

Black is beautiful has been the popular saying and the year 2019 has seen a lot of black people breaking barriers. From Miss South Africa to Miss London - black ladies are representing!

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Zimbabwean born Vimbai Chapungu has been crowned Miss London 2019. This will be the first time a black woman will hold the title.

Vimbai is a student undergoing her masters degree at a top university in London. She has a passion for learning about the world and the people in it.

She hopes to use her platform as a beauty queen to create awareness about development issues and also hopes to empower communities.

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The 24-year-old Zimbabwean partook in the recently held Miss England beauty pageant and she made it to the final, where she represented London.

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za gathered that Bhasha Mukherjee, 23, from Derby was crowned as Miss England.

It was also reported that Bhasha dumped her tiara to resume work as a medical doctor hours after winning the coveted contest.

She won Miss England 2019 on Thursday evening of August 1, after beating hundreds of other models to the crown.

She went to resume work at Pilgrim NHS Hospital in Boston, Lincolnshire, just hours after she won the pageant in Newcastle.

The beauty queen has two medical degrees and speaks five languages.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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