Koshesayi Kachambwa and Samantha Nyamu crowned Mr. and Miss USIU-Africa respectively

By Diana Meso

Koshesayi Kachambwa, (BSc. Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Junior) and Samantha Nyamu (BA. Journalism, Senior) are the newly crowned Mr. and Miss USIU-Africa respectively.

They were declared winners on Friday, November 26, during the final Mr. and Miss USIU-Africa beauty pageant that took place at Two Rivers Mall. Present at the event was Prof. Freida Brown, Vice Chancellor, who officially launched the event and Mrs. Rita Asunda, Interim Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs.

Other crowned winners include;

  • Miss USIU-Africa 1st Runners Up: Neve Darby (BA. Journalism, Senior)
  • Mr. USIU-Africa 1st Runners Up: Hillel Busingye (BA. Journalism, Freshmen)
  • Mr. Talent: Sambu Kipkurui (BSc. Finance, Junior)
  • Miss Talent: Shekinah Munanga (BA. Psychology, Sophomore)
  • Mr. Culture: Davis Sampeke (BSc. International Business Administration, Sophomore)
  • Miss Culture: Cynthia Anena (BA. Journalism, Sophomore)

Famous Kenyan Genge tone musician Major Nameye Khadija alias Mejja performed at the event that had over 700 participants. Additionally, Dr. King’ori (Felix Omondi), a media personality, comedian and a TV host for NTV Kenya's show 'The Wicked Edition’ was the emcee.

The event was planned and organized by the organizing committee that was made up of Allan Musila (BA. Journalism, Major) - Chairman, Nirali Patel (BSc. Applied Computer Technology, Major) - Communications Officer, Dawn Linda Mbazazi (BSc. Finance, Major) - Public Relations Officer and Kelvin Katana (BSc. Accounting, Major) - Finance Officer through the Student Affairs Department and the Student Affairs Council.

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