Miss Ethiopia chosen as Miss Africa Utah

Miss Ethiopia Muluwerk Hale

By Sheena McFarland | The Salt Lake Tribune

Miss Africa Utah reigned in the Beehive State for only about two weeks. Winnet Murahwa, who entered the March 8 competition as Miss Zimbabwe, beat out eight other contestants to win the African Chamber of Commerce’s beauty competition. However, she announced she was stepping down.

“After carefully contemplating on my responsibilities as the queen, I realized that I cannot fulfill all the responsibilities expected of me due to personal reasons,” Murahwa said in a statement.

Taking her place is second runner-up Miss Ethiopia, Muluwerk Hale. She was crowned because the first runner-up, Miss Sierra Leone, is moving to Britain.

Miss Africa Utah is expected to make media and public appearances and pursue her platform…. Continue reading

Muluwerk Hale, Miss Ethiopia, performs a traditional dance, in the Miss Africa Utah Pageant 8 March 2014

Mis Africa Utah March 2014