Doriane Kundwa, a 19-year-old student from the Northern Province, has been elected Miss Rwanda 2015 on Saturday, beating 14 other contestants.
Kundwa, who also won the Miss Popularity title, was followed by Kigali City beauty queen Vanessa Raissa Uwase and Lynca Akacu Uwse from the Eastern Province.
Fiona Ntaringwa and Balbine Mutoni completed the top-5 at the pageant, which seemed to be the best organized and attended so far.
DarlÃ¨ne Gasana was crowned Miss Heritage while Sabrina Ihozo Kalisa became Miss Photogenic and Joannah Bagwire Miss Congeniality.
Early on Sunday morning, as she was airlifted to Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Kundwa thanked Rwandans for their support.
“Good morning Rwanda. Still can’t find a suitable word to express my feelings… thank you so much I love you all,” she tweeted.
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