Miss Tourism Zimbabwe organisers have announced that The First lady Dr Grace Mugabe will be the guest of honour at the pageant.
Spokesperson for Miss Tourism Zimbabwe, Mr Alson Darikayi, also said that more than 60 VIP guests had jetted in from Southern Africa by yesterday afternoon, with six of them being from royal families. He said that tonight’s final will be screened on ZTV as well as on South Africa’s SABC. Speaking to The Herald, Darikayi said,
All is set for the Miss Tourism 2016 finale, The First Lady, Dr Grace Mugabe will be the guest of honour at the event. Also confirmed to attend this inaugural final after the re-branding from Miss Carnival, now Miss Tourism Zimbabwe will be The Princess of Monaco, Princess Corina, kings, monarchs and royalties from South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Botswana.
Fifteen contestants that will battle it out for the crown tonight are Ashley Morgan, Shirely Ann Lindsay, Nonhlanhla Dube, Sindiso Ndhlovu, Evermore Nyamangezi, Courtney Matende, Kudakwashe Chibaiwa, Gamuchirai Mutero, Laureen Macintosh, Lippy Ndagurwa, Memory Chapinduka, Mellisa Bure, Chiyedza Chinake, Anesu Hokoyo and Merrylin Ngwenya.