Dr Malinga, Bu­siswa set for Miss Tourism Zim

Chronicle (Zimbabwe) - - Entertainment - Showbiz Re­porter

SOUTH Africa’s Dr Malinga and Bu­siswa have been un­veiled as the in­au­gu­ral Miss Tourism Zim­babwe head­line acts. Known for his high kicks, Dr Malinga and Bu­siswa of the Ngoku fame will be joined at the fi­nale at the Harare In­ter­na­tion­alIn Con­fer­encCon­fer­ence Cen­tre on NovNovem­ber 25 by Zim­babwe’s Am­mara Brown and Sel­mor MM­tukudzi. Miss Tourism Zim­babwe spokesper­son­spok A l son DarikayiD said morem artistes werew set to be revre­vealed later. On the pageant’s prepa­ra­tions, Darikay­iDarikay said most of the con­tes­tants were writ­ing ex­ams. How­ever, they will be ex­pected to con­vene in Harare on Novem­ber 17 for boot camp.

“The next stage of the pageant is for the mod­els to start boot camp. We’d wanted to fly them to Southuth Africa so that they do a photo shoot, but some of them are en­grossed in ex­ams. They’ll be fin­ished in time for the boot camp though.

“We’ll still fly them to South Africa for the pho­tooto shoot af­ter the fi­nale as they’ll all be win­ners,” saidaid Darikayi.

Mean­while, Miss Tourism Zim­babwe pa­tron – Bar­bara Mzembi may not be present phys­i­cally to help pre­pare the 18 con­tes­tants for the looming­ing con­test, but she is with them in spirit.

Bar­bara, wife to Tourism min­is­ter – Wal­ter – wass in London where she at­tended the World Travel Mar­ketket London with her hus­band.

But with so­cial me­dia, Bar­bara has made itt a point that she keeps in touch with the mod­els, using­ing What­sapp to com­mu­ni­cate with them reg­u­larly.

Ev­ery day, she up­dates them on her where­about­suts and sends them tips as part of their groom­ing lessons.ns.

“Hello girls. Let’s start from now. Ev­ery day, I’ll send you tips. . . I hope you’re all get­ting ready and look­ing for­ward to the boot camp. I prom­ise it’ll be the most amaz­ing show and a beau­ti­ful pageant,” read­ead some of the mes­sages to the girls from Bar­bara.

Other than that, Bar­bara is also us­ing the so­cial­cial net­work­ing plat­form to teach them about the var­i­ous tourism des­ti­na­tions that she is vis­it­ing.

She was, how­ever, ex­pected back in the coun­try yes­ter­day to work on the pageant’s prepa­ra­tions.

Dr Malinga


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