Miss Namibia 2024

Preliminary

May 11, 2024

Miss Namibia 2024
Preliminary

Droombos, Windhoek

Droombos, Windhoek

Nestled in a glass box with panoramic views of the beautiful Garden and Apple Grove, our quaint and intimate Droombos Restaurant awaits to tantalise your taste buds. With a unique dining experience tailored for both the local and the traveller, we bring Namibian culinary talent and flair to global cuisine.

Miss Namibia 2024
Top 20

Your Presenters

Charene Labuschagne

Presenter

An award-winning blogger, art director, and writer who founded a fashion and lifestyle blog at age 16, graduated with a Bachelors in Arts from Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography, and now amplifies Namibian talent and advocates for sustainable travel through her creative direction and writing.

David Mbeha

Presenter

The first African TV host on TLC Entertainment, rose to fame after winning the 2015 continental presenter search, and has since been featured in several magazines and served as an MC for numerous high-profile events, showcasing his charming and vibrant personality, while holding a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Namibia.

Kelly-Moyao Tjituka

Presenter

A dynamic radio and TV personality with experience in customer service, insurance, and entrepreneurship, currently hosting NBC’s sports news with an infectious and captiviating eloquence and bubbly persona.

Leena Shipwata

Presenter

A multi-talented media personality, with an honors degree in Media studies and political science, who has 8 years of industry experience as a model, television presenter, film director, content creator, and influencer for various brands, having worked on several notable projects such as Ngatu Kaende and mtc Windhoek fashion week.

Mercedes

Presenter

A sought-after corporate presenter, voiceover artist, and Director of Ceremony with clients such as Standard Bank Namibia and Nivea, who is also a motivational speaker and facilitator with close to a decade of experience, valued for her ability to empower people through amplified communication, connection, and confidence.

Sepiso Mwange

Presenter

A lecturer in Drama at the University of Namibia and award-winning theatre performer with a Masters degree in Applied Theatre Studies and Drama and Political Communication, who also co-hosts shows on NBC NATIONAL FM Radio outside the academic sphere.

Meet the Judges

Gerine Hoff

Principle Judge

Gerine Hoff, a veteran in media with over 20 years’ experience, leads as the regional editor at Network Media Hub. She’s the driving force behind Republikein’s Bridal Couple of the Year competition and has been on the Miss Namibia pageant judging panel for years, heading the final panel in 2023.

Dr. Esperance Luvindao

Judge

Dr. Esperance Luvindao, a medical doctor and Forbes 30 under 30, leads LTE, focusing on telemedicine across Africa. With an MBA and expertise in healthcare management, she’s a sought-after speaker and coach, addressing audiences globally. Set to speak in nine countries in 2024, she’s at the forefront of digital health innovation.

Ilke Platt

Judge

Ilke Platt, a seasoned communications specialist, boasts nearly two decades in public relations and broadcasting. Holding a Master’s degree from the University of Namibia and pursuing a PHD, Ilke’s accolades include induction into the Namibian Business Hall of Fame and recognition as a top media partner. She’s judged prestigious events like Miss Namibia and the Namibia Annual Sports Awards.

Albertina Haimbala

Judge

Albertina Haimbala, hailing from Mount Etjo Safari Lodge, is a model, fitness enthusiast, and advocate. With numerous pageant titles to her name, she founded the Haimbala Foundation, advocating for children with disabilities. Recently venturing into hairstyling, she continues to empower others through her talents.

Maria Huudu-eli Shiyuka

Judge

Maria Huudu-eli Shiyuka, a multifaceted figure, balances roles as a pilot, model, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. Rising above adversity, she’s a licensed pilot and holds a Bachelor of Science degree. With 21 beauty pageant titles, including Miss Namibia First Princess, she inspires Namibian youth to pursue their dreams relentlessly.

Stella Ipinge

Judge

Stella Ipinge, heads Corporate Affairs at Debmarine Namibia and is a dynamic communicator, brand strategist, and creative innovator. With a heart for community upliftment and passion for driving social change through Corporate Social Responsibility, she seamlessly integrates her expertise to drive impactful initiatives to elevate the company’s social impact. Stella’s multifaceted skill set, and dedication make her an invaluable asset in shaping meaningful connections and fostering positive change within the community.

Results

Meet your Top 10 Finalists