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South African Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019 - RFI


South Africa is delighted this Monday, December 9th of the victory of its Miss Universe contestant. 26 years old and relationship student

By RFIPalled on 09-12-2019Modified on the 09-12-2019 at 13:20

South Africa is delighted this Monday, December 9th of the victory of its Miss Universe contestant. Twenty-six-year-old Zipibini Tunzi, a public relations student, is the third South African to be crowned in the history of the competition.

Long-limbed silhouette, very short hair, and a big smile, Zozibini Tunzi marked the 2019 edition of Miss Universe with her original style, and her final speech. " I grew up in a world where a woman like me, with my skin type and my hair type, was never considered beautiful, " she said, hoping her victory would change these beauty criteria.

His performance has allowed him to win the crown to more than 90 candidates, and to beat including the other two finalists, Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Mexico.

Teach young girls to become leaders

The South African candidate has also returned to the rights of women , a very important issue in this edition, and at the heart of the news of his country . She emphasized the importance of teaching young girls to become leaders and leaders, to achieve emancipation.

A victory celebrated on social networks by many personalities, such as television host Oprah Winfrey, or President Cyril Ramaphosa , who hopes that many South African children will be inspired by this coronation.

See also: In South Africa, women more abused than elsewhere

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    Source: rfi

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