There is a new ‘Queen’ in town, the newly crowned Miss World Africa, Quinn Abenakyo.
However, Ugandan President has an issue to pick with Quinn. Sure she is tall and beautiful. These traits must be part of the reason she got voted as the Miss World Africa, but President Yoweri Museveni thinks she should have worn her natural hair instead of the ‘Indian hair.’
President Museveni took to Twitter and posted a picture he took with Quinn after she won the pageant.
Abenakyo is indeed a tall, beautiful Musoga girl. My only concern is that she was wearing Indian hair. I have encouraged her to keep her natural, African hair. We must show African beauty in its natural form. pic.twitter.com/UbY3AXh6TL
— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) December 19, 2018
That Tweet elicited a lot of strong reactions, with other supporting the President, and others saying Quinn has the freedom to wear whichever hair pleases her style. Be that as it may, India is still one of the largest suppliers of human hair used in making wigs.
In an interview with the BBC, Quinn did agree that she …read more