During her stay in the country, Vanessa Ponce will grace the crowning of Miss Uganda 2019 on Friday at Kampala Sheraton Hotel.
"I must commend Abenakyo's parents for raising her with values," says President Museveni as he hosts the newly crowned Miss World Africa.
Uganda's representative Quiin Abenakyo places fourth at the global beauty contest and is named Miss World Africa - a first for Uganda.
On Saturday, Abenakyo presented her “Beauty With A Purpose” project that highlighted the plight of teenage pregnancies in Uganda.
"I believe when you educate a girl child, you are educating the entire community."
Quiin spoke with passion about her Beauty with a Purpose project fighting teenage pregnancies as 1 in 4 adolescent girls in Uganda aged 14 to 19 either...
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