Oliver Nakakande has been crowned the new Miss Uganda for the year 2019.
Nakakande, 24 emerged the winner of the Miss Uganda 2019 beauty contest at the grand finale held Friday at Sharaton Hotel Kampala.
The event was also attended by the reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce who arrived in the country earlier this week.
Nakakande hails from Bombo and she is still a student, pursuing a degree in Business Management/Marketing. She will represent Uganda at the 69th edition of Miss World on December 14, 2019 in London.
Other contestants Petronella Acen and Mariam Nyamatte emerged 1st and 2nd runner ups respectively.
The finale also featured entertainment from Grenade, Myco Ouma, Jose Sax, among others.
Nakakande now succeeds Quinn Abenakyo who late last year made it to the Top 5 in the Miss World contest and was crowned Miss World Africa.