Miss Universe Zambia

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Miss Universe Zambia Organization
TypeBeauty pageant
Miss Universe
Official language
Alice Rowlands Musukwa

The Miss Universe Zambia is a beauty pageant to select Zambian women to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. Alice Rowland's Musukwa is the national director for Miss Universe Zambia



The Miss Universe Zambia headquartered in Lusaka and created first winning pageant, Luo Punobantu of Lusaka to Miss Universe 1995 in Windhoek, Namibia. This period the Miss Zambia organizer had only contributed in 1995 and 1999 editions of Miss Universe. Between in 1996 and 1998 due to uncertain franchise holder and lack financial to send a delegate to Miss Universe, former organizer did not participate in Miss Universe.


The Miss Universe Zambia took over by Mrs. Wendy Chandra-Fornari in Lusaka. The Miss Universe Zambia winners mostly achieved high placement in another beauty competitions such as Miss Tourism Queen International and Miss Africa International. On May 28, 2010, the last Miss Universe Zambia under Mrs. Wendy was Alice Rowlands Musukwa of Chipata. She represented Zambia in Miss Universe 2010 edition in Las Vegas, USA.[1]


In 2017, former Miss Universe Zambia 2010 Alice Rowlands took over The Miss Universe Zambia franchise.


  •   : Declared as Winner
  •   : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •   : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •   : Ended as special awards winner
The winner of Miss Universe Zambia represents the country at the Miss Universe pageant. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) a runner-up is sent.
Year Province Miss Universe Zambia Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards Notes
Did not compete since 2020—Present
2019 Lusaka Didia Mukwala Did not compete Withdrawal — Due to lack of sponsorship, Didia did not compete at Miss Universe 2019.
2018 Southern Province Melba Shakabozha Unplaced
2017 Copperbelt Isabel Chikoti Unplaced Alice Rowlands Musukwa directorship.
Did not compete between 2011—2016
2010 Eastern Province Alice Rowlands Musukwa Unplaced In 2017 Alice was designated by Miss Universe Organization as the President of Miss Universe Zambia Organization.
2009 Luapula Andella Chileshe Matthews[2] Unplaced
2008 Did not compete
2007 Lusaka Rosemary Chileshe Unplaced
2006 Southern Province Mofya Nickoleta Chisenga†[3] Unplaced
2005 Lusaka Cynthia Kanema Unplaced Wendy Chandra-Fornari directorship.
Did not compete between 2001—2004
2000 Lusaka Sidonia Mwape Did not compete Withdrawal — Due to lack of sponsorship.
1999 Muchinga Esanju Kalopa Unplaced
Did not compete between 1997—1998
1996 Lusaka Alice Banda Did not compete
1995 Lusaka Luo Trica Punabantu Unplaced Miss Universe Zambia official selection.
1994 Did not compete
1993 Lusaka Elizabeth Mwanza Did not compete

Notable winner notes

  • Alice Rowlands Musukwa, the new franchise holder of Miss Universe Zambia Organization began in 2017 and current fashion Model in South Africa and she is the youngest national director.
  • Andella Chileshe Matthews was replaced by her runner-up, Sthabiso Mteliso. In 2014 she won Miss Princess of the World.
  • Rosemary Chileshe, Founder of Swanilenga Group Ltd.[4]


  1. ^ ukzambians, ed. (5 June 2010). "Miss Universe Zambia 2010 is Alice Rowlands Musukwa".
  2. ^ ukzambians, ed. (28 August 2009). "Miss Universe Zambia, Andella Matthwes has been Dethroned". Archived from the original on 19 October 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  3. ^ bellanaija, ed. (18 October 2011). "RIP Mofya Chisenga, Zambian Beauty Queen Passes Away. Due to Complications after Childbirth".

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