Articles tagged 'thabiso phiri'

It never rains but pours for Chiwenga 10 August 2014 HARARE - The resignation of reigning Miss Zimbabwe, Thabiso Phiri, a 22-year-old University of Zimbabwe law student has become the latest blow to Miss Zimbabwe Trust chairperson, Mary Chiwenga's ambitions to smoothly run the pageant. For Mary, the wife of General Constantine Chiwenga it never ...
When reigning queens resign in shame 10 August 2014 HARARE - Former Miss Zimbabwe Thabiso Phiri is understood to have stepped down to protect the reputation of the Miss Zimbabwe Trust ahead of the Miss World pageant. Phiri was selected out of 26 finalists to take the Miss Zimbabwe title at a black-tie ceremony in Harare on June 14 and the law s...
'I won't reveal reasons for stepping down' 10 August 2014 HARARE - Former Miss Zimbabwe 2014, Thabiso Phiri says she will not reveal details that caused her to step down as the pageant’s queen even if someone pointed a gun at her. “Write what you want and I have no comment. Even if you come holding a gun, I won’t reveal the reasons behind my stepping...
'Pregnancy, nude pics did not dethrone Miss Zimbabwe' 6 August 2014 HARARE - Catherine Makaya was yesterday crowned the new Miss Zimbabwe 2014, replacing Thabiso Phiri who stepped down last Friday. The Miss Zimbabwe 2014 was stripped of her crown, sparking frenzied speculation  that she could have failed to fulfil the obligations that go with the beauty title ...
Confusion surrounds Miss Zim 5 August 2014 HARARE - Confusion reigns supreme at the Miss Zimbabwe Trust camp following the stepping down of Miss Zimbabwe queen Thabiso Phiri last week over unknown personal reasons. Since the princess' bombshell, Phiri has not said much save to say she did it for personal reasons while Mary Chiwenga, th...
Miss Zim Thabiso Phiri steps down 2 August 2014 HARARE - In a shocking turn of events, Miss Zimbabwe 2014 Thabiso Phiri, has stepped down a month into her reign under unclear circumstances. Phiri was crowned on June 14 in an extravagant event which cost a record half a million dollars. When contacted for comment, Phiri said she would dis...
Dhlakama deserved better 18 June 2014 HARARE - Media reports that Mary Chiwenga, the new Miss Zimbabwe Trust chairperson did not invite Bongani Dhlakama the Miss Zimbabwe 2012 who by default was still the reigning Miss Zimbabwe to the recent Miss Zimbabwe finals made some sad reading. Bongani was the 2012-2013 queen, but there was...
Miss Zim 2012 snubbed 17 June 2014 HARARE - Miss Zimbabwe 2012 Bongani Dlakama says she was not invited to the Miss Zimbabwe finals on Saturday night. The beauty queen, who had a difficult reign, says she is not bitter but feels she was unfairly sidelined. Bongani was the 2012-2013 queen. But there was no queen for 2013-2014...
2014 pageant prize-giving ceremony on Friday 17 June 2014 HARARE - The prize-giving ceremony for the Miss Zimbabwe 2014 winners has been scheduled for Friday at a venue yet to be advised, according to the trust’s chairperson Mary Chiwenga. Chiwenga said they would have comprehensive details on the prizes, which include brand new cars by Friday. Th...
Thabiso Phiri crowned Miss Zim 16 June 2014 HARARE- Twenty-two-year-old Thabiso Phiri was crowned Miss Zimbabwe 2014 on Saturday evening during a colourful pageant held at Harare's Mabvazuva Village. Thabiso, who hails from Chitungwiza, shrugged off the challenge from first princess Letwin Chinomona, second princess Tendai Hunda and 12 ...
Well done for Miss Zimbabwe but .... 16 June 2014 HARARE - Saturday’s Miss Zimbabwe beauty pageant was by far the most innovative and impressive beauty showcase in Zimbabwe’s recent history, even though there is a glaring need to de-militarise the contest. Even the $300 admission fee could not dampen the spirits of the well-heeled who wanted ...
Miss Zimbabwe: All the glitz, beauty and glamour 16 June 2014 HARARE - Miss Zimbabwe finals held in Harare on Saturday was a night of many pretty girls, sparkly clothes, pearly-white smiles, amazing bikini bods, music, drumming, the army, the environment and economic blueprint ZimAsset. The theme, “Lifting ZimAsset to greater heights”, was the gospel thr...