Getting to know Miss Africa Botswana queen

Miss Africa Botswana, Poelo Mookodi PIC: KABO MPAETONA
Miss Africa Botswana, Poelo Mookodi PIC: KABO MPAETONA

Its very rare for a single young mother to dream of being a model or to be crowned queen in a beauty pageant because of restrictions which always barred mothers from taking part in pageants. It was a dream come true for the single young mother, Peelo Mookodi, when she was crowned the first ever Miss Africa Botswana this past weekend.

Donning her diamond crown and a black outfit, she is seated quietly with the Miss Africa team at one of the upmarket restaurants in the Central Business District (CBD) of Gaborone.

Prior to the interview, the 21-year-old Ramotswa native was asked, “so how does it feel to wear the diamond studded crown?” Before responding she smiled and touched it, “ummmh it feels like a P100,000,” as she laughed.

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