Ballout wins Little Miss Universe Botswana

Little Miss Universe Botswana 2015 Juanitah Ballout and her four princesses
Little Miss Universe Botswana 2015 Juanitah Ballout and her four princesses

Juanitah Ballout outshone 17 other contestants after winning the Little Miss Universe Botswana 2015 title at GICC on Sunday.

Ballout’s luck started after she was crowned Little Miss Photogenic, a special award, which gave members of the public an opportunity to vote through social media.  The award meant that she automatically made it to the top 10.

The 11-year-old told Showbiz that she knew that she was suitable for the title as she is an inspiration to young females with no confidence in themselves and she addresses issues, which affect women.  Ballout will be representing Botswana in Tbilisi, Georgia, USA from June 1 to 6, 2015.  Unfortunately, the crown slipped out of first princess Wame Baleseng’s fingers. 

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