Sakhile Dube Crowned Miss Universe Zimbabwe 2024 - Bulawayo Beauty Takes the Crown

The dazzling lights of the Harare Hippodrome shone brightly on Sakhile Dube last night as she was crowned Miss Universe Zimbabwe 2024! 

The glamorous event, themed after the iconic Met Gala, saw 18 hopefuls vying for the coveted title.

A Night of Glitz and Glamour

Guests arrived in their finest attire, embracing the Met Gala theme and adding to the electrifying atmosphere. The competition itself was a display of elegance, talent, and poise. Ultimately, the judges were swayed by Sakhile Dube's captivating presence and impressive background.

A Serial Winner with a Big Heart

Hailing from Bulawayo, Sakhile is no stranger to the world of pageantry. At just 27 years old, she boasts a remarkable list of accomplishments. This includes the titles of Face of Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2018, Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2021, and Miss Earth Zimbabwe 2022, where she placed impressively within the Top 8
Sakhile Dube Crowned Miss Universe Zimbabwe 2024 - Bulawayo Beauty Takes the Crown
Sakhile Dube Crowned Miss Universe Zimbabwe 2024 - Bulawayo Beauty Takes the Crown
Most recently, she secured the titles of Miss Supranational Zimbabwe 2023 and Miss Supranational Africa at the global competition in Poland.

Beauty with Brains

Beyond her undeniable beauty, Sakhile holds a degree in psychology from the Women's University in Africa, showcasing her intellectual prowess. She's also a qualified psychotherapist and public relations/marketing manager. Currently, she's pursuing her passion for fashion design at the prestigious Milan School of Fashion in Italy. This combination of beauty, brains, and ambition makes her a truly inspiring representative for Zimbabwe on the international stage.

A Bright Future Awaits

With her victory, Sakhile, affectionately known as Sakky Zie, prepares to compete against over 100 global beauties at the Miss Universe 2024 pageant in Mexico later this year. Her journey is a testament to perseverance, talent, and dedication. Zimbabweans everywhere will be cheering her on as she strives to bring home the prestigious Miss Universe crown.

From Aspiring Model to National Treasure: Sakhile Dube's Journey to Miss Universe Zimbabwe

Sakhile Dube, the newly crowned Miss Universe Zimbabwe 2024, embodies the quintessential qualities of a national representative. Her path to the coveted title is a testament to her dedication to education, personal growth, and social responsibility.

A Foundation in Education and Professional Development

Dube's journey began with a commitment to intellectual pursuits. She holds a degree in psychology from the Women's University in Africa, demonstrating a desire to understand human behavior and potentially leverage that knowledge in her future endeavors. Complementing her academic background, Dube obtained a modeling certificate from the Size 4 Modelling Agency, equipping her with the technical skills and confidence to navigate the competitive world of fashion.

Early Pageant Success and Building a Diverse Portfolio

Dube's success in pageantry wasn't built overnight. Her early forays into the pageant circuit involved both triumphs and valuable learning experiences. In 2018, she was crowned the Face of Zimbabwe Fashion Week, gaining recognition on a national stage. The following year, she represented Zimbabwe at the Miss Africa International pageant, acquiring international exposure and experience. 

Dube's career wasn't limited to pageantry. She strategically diversified her portfolio by appearing in music videos, including Winky D's "Kasong kejecha." Furthermore, she collaborated with various local brands as a brand ambassador, most notably for Brayzz Africa (2017) and Cinderella (hair care). These experiences not only enhanced her public image but also honed her communication and marketing skills.

A String of Victories: Demonstrating Tenacity and Growth

Dube's unwavering commitment to self-improvement and growth propelled her to new heights. She went on to win several prestigious pageants, including Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2020, Miss Earth Zimbabwe 2022, and the coveted Miss Supranational Africa title in 2023, along with the Supra Top Model award. This string of victories showcased her dedication, adaptability, and ability to thrive in diverse pageant environments.

The Pinnacle of Achievement: Miss Universe Zimbabwe 2024

In May 2024, Dube's relentless pursuit of excellence culminated in her crowning moment. She emerged victorious at the Miss Universe Zimbabwe pageant, surpassing 17 other contestants. This achievement not only represents a personal triumph but also serves as an inspiration to aspiring models and pageant hopefuls throughout Zimbabwe. Dube's journey demonstrates that dedication, continuous learning, and a strategic approach can pave the path to achieving one's dreams.

A Beauty with a Purpose: The Zibusiso Foundation

Dube's passion extends far beyond the world of pageantry and fashion. In 2021, she founded the Zibusiso Foundation, a testament to her desire to empower others. The foundation focuses on supporting orphaned and vulnerable children in Zimbabwean communities. Through mentorship programs, vocational skills development, and sustainable income-generating projects, the Zibusiso Foundation empowers these children to build brighter futures. Dube's commitment to social responsibility adds another dimension to her story, making her a true role model for young women across Zimbabwe.

A Bright Future Beckon

Sakhile Dube's journey is far from over. As she prepares to represent Zimbabwe at the Miss Universe pageant, the nation waits with anticipation. Beyond the competition, Dube's story serves as a beacon of hope, perseverance, and social responsibility. She is an inspiration to young women everywhere, proving that beauty and intelligence can be a powerful force for good.

Sona Headlines congratulates Sakhile Dube on her well-deserved win! We have no doubt she'll represent Zimbabwe with grace, intelligence, and elegance on the global stage.

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