Mr and Miss Kibera goes down in style and glamour
By Anwar Sadat
The famous Mr. and Miss Kibera went down with pomp and color as glamorous contestants took the stage to battle it out for the crown.
The colorful annual beauty pageant event sponsored by Amani Kibera was held at Kibera School themed ‘Vital voices’ on 11th December 2018 and drew contestants from all walks of life.
Dennis Andere, popularly known as Baqteria emerged the winner and was crowned Mr. Kibera 2019 whereas Ron Ojalla became Miss Kibera 2019. Andere is an actor, model, fashionista and an iconic rider.
He is well known among many people in Kibera Community who refer to him as ‘Ghost Rider’. The event proved that there is more to just beauty and talent in Kibera. There is so much talent and creativity that needs to be tapped for a better cause.
Mr and Miss Kibera is aimed at bringing Kibera people together through fashion, music, culture and talent. The 2018 event was a big success considering that it was the first time to be held at night through midnight.
Hundreds of Kibera residents turned up for the event that went on past midnight. The winners of the event will hold the titles for another one year when the event will also be done to crown new Mr. and Miss Kibera 2020.