- In an intense beauty contest, a KNUST graduate has emerged as the winner of Miss Malaika 2023
- Lady Nana Yaa Nyarko beat fierce competition from nine other contestants to win this year's crown
- A beautiful photograph of the new queen has earned her compliments from netizens on social media
Queen and more! Lady Nana Yaa Nyarko, a Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) graduate, has been crowned the 2023 Miss Malaika beauty pageant winner.
Nyarko, 22, conquered competition from nine other finalists to win this year's crown at the Grand Arena of the International Conference Centre (AICC).
She gracefully navigated the tough competition with her talent to earn the bragging rights at the grand finale, succeeding Zakiya Ahmed, who won last year.
Nyarko received a brand new car, an undisclosed amount of money, an international trip and souvenirs from sponsors for winning this year's beauty pageant.
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Miss Malaika Ghana is a prestigious beauty pageant organised by Charterhouse to inspire young women and recognise their unique abilities and qualities.
See Lady Nyarko's photo below:
See how people celebrated Lady Nana Yaa Nyarko
YEN.com.gh captured some of the comments where people expressed excitement for the winner.
Felt it in my bones she was going to win right from their very first task. Massive congratulations to the winner❤.
Yes! Last night was fantastic, and we won! Congratulations @yaaaa.
TeamLady for the win congratulations Girlie she deserves it @yaaaa.
Congrats @yaaaa.____ ❤️.
I knew she was winning!
Ghanaian crew wins Best Short Film Award at 2023 Orlando Urban Film Festival
Separately, YEN.com.gh reported that a Ghanaian crew received the Best Short Film award at the Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) in Florida, US.
Their thrilling short film titled Otokunor earned them the honour at the prestigious event.
Otokunor, a film shot in Jamestown and directed by Kwame Kyei Baffour, premiered at the Independent Shorts Awards on July 23, then in Los Angeles before moving on to Orlando, Florida, and other countries.
KNUST graduate wins 2024 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that Magdalene Mawugbea, a Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) graduate, has been named the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship winner for West Africa.
She is said to have emerged first among the top three selected finalists shortlisted from 3,214 applications received this year.
The Rhodes Scholarship is a prestigious international scholarship that allows exceptional students worldwide to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.
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