Miss Malawi S.A – Violet Mwendera: To promote tourism

Beauty queen Violet Mwendera  who was last Saturday crowned the first ever Miss Malawi SA at a glamorous pageant that took place at Southern Sun OR Tambo International Hotel in South Africa has said she will use her crown to promote Malawi – the Warm Heart of Africa – as a top a tourist destination.

Miss Malawi SA: Violet Mwendera

Miss Malawi SA: Violet Mwendera

Mwendera with toher contestants

Mwendera with toher contestants

The 28-year-old beauty queen, who left Malawi aged two and is currently studying at the University of Pretoria, was  crowned  at an event organized by Malawians and Friends in South Africa (MAFSA).

“I am extremely happy about the win. It’s a platform for me to share Malawi to others,” she told Nyasa Times in an interview on Friday night.

Miss Malawi SA is geared to use beauty and the wits to make her tenure a success and “promote Malawi as a tourist attraction.”

She told Nyasa Times that she is currently studying for a masters degree  in Environmental Management at the University of Pretoria.

“I also have a BSc in Environmental sciences from the University of Swaziland. I later went to get an honours in Environmental Analysis and Management from the University of Pretoria. After that I was awarded a scholarship by Canon Collins Trust to do my MSc in environmental Management. I’m currently in my final year,” she stated/

According to Miss Malawi SA, she left Malawi when she was two years old to Belgium where her  dad was studying for his PhD.

“Then we lived back in Malawi briefly for about two years. Then we went to Ethiopia where he was doing research. In 1997 we moved to Swaziland where he was lecturing at the University. I have also stayed in Kenya.”

Mwendera once contested at the University of Swaziland Miss Inter-Colleges and won the title.

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15 thoughts on “Miss Malawi S.A – Violet Mwendera: To promote tourism”

  1. Chiputula says:

    The pageant was open for both maried+single, with or without kids so why not contest if u have what it takes? Trizah timakunyadila homie, kanzimayi kofilika and very beautiful in and out

  2. womenslib says:

    That chick in red does not belong there….Anyway lovely natural unbleached skinned winner Wish her the best.

    1. Likuni says:

      The “chick” in red is The High Commissioner in SA, Not a contestant. Haha

  3. mzuzu says:

    Abale Mrs. Trizah Titus Chabwera (mother of 2) apanga nawo contest bwanji za Miss Malawi SA 2014? Kkkkkkkkk Koma?

  4. Mr. B says:

    Congratulations to the organizers Mr. Kaposa, Mama Martha and the entire team. I missed this year’s event because I had some other commitment and job well done!

  5. America says:

    koma u miss malawi ndye wakhwematu Mmmmmmm ha ha ha

  6. victim Chamkhuni Lwazazi says:

    The father’s services are missed Bunda College. He went on sabbatical leave and never returned. Not patriotic to his mother land. Children raised away from their nation. Please Mwendera, enough you have had in diaspora, return and help your nation. So should be the case with others in diaspora, God made you a Malawian for a purpose for this country. And the government at that time spent a lot to train you. Have remorse and return, render service in any way.

  7. Hoitty says:

    Ka black beauty

  8. kapambwe says:

    Keep it up young lady. We wish u well as Malawians.

  9. machendy says:

    ndiwe ka ‘moto bhuu!’ such a cutie with brains to match!

  10. AKURU says:

    CONGLATS VY THE LEARNED PROF E J MWENDERA TRIED HIS BEST FOR HIS CHILDREN. LONJE HAS A GOOD JOB, CHIKO IS PURSUING HIS PhD. VIOLET DONT CHITITSA MANYAZI YOUR PARENTS COZ OF THE TITLE. ANYWAY CONGLATULATIONS AND CONTINUE WORKING HARD KU XUL

  11. A COMMONER says:

    It wasn’t even advertised properly, just few Malawians knew of this occasion. Next tym I wil also contest.

  12. kester Kaphaizi says:

    Kikikikiki Ms Malawi? Amenewo?

  13. Saphwela says:

    Atsikana ambiri sanaziwe, chifukwa chake awina a sisiwa. Any way I wish you all best our miss Malawi SA

  14. Peter Mathanyula Wakuba says:

    Onesimus anazikanika zimenezi. Anangokoka hule la pa Joni

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