Witney Shikongo, 19 and 1.80 m tall was crowned Miss Angola on December 20, 2014 in the capital city of Angola, Luanda. The pageant was followed by 25 contestants from 18 regions in Angola. As of 2015, she will be the 17th Angolan woman who competed at the Miss Universe pageant.
Witney Shikongo's biography
During Miss Angola, Witney, a 11th grade student in the Humanities Course also won the title of Miss Congeniality. She entitled to a car, Christmas bonus, note book, a mobile phone with monthly credit of 1, 250 utt's, makeup kit, complete beauty treatment, a watch and a check worth USD 1,500.
Shikongo will represent her country at the Miss Universe Pageant where she will competed to succeed the current titleholder, Paulina Vega from Colombia.
Witney Shikongo, the next Leila Lopes ?
Leila Lopes is the fourth Miss Universe from Africa, but only the second African of African descent. In 2011 she made history for her country after becoming the very first Miss Angola to be crowned Miss Universe.
We want another black frontrunner and we thought she could be the girl. As early as now, what the Miss Universe Angola team must do is provide her the best training she deserves because she can be the next Leila Lopes (Miss Universe 2011). Let's give it up for Miss Angola - Witney Shikongo!