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Photos of New Miss World 2012, Yu Wenxia + Full List Of Finalists And Awardees

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Miss China, Yu Wenxia, won the Miss World crown for 2012 on Saturday, defeating more than 100 other hopefuls at a glittering ceremony in a Chinese mining city on the edge of the Gobi desert.

Last year’s Miss World Ivian Sarcos of Venezuela handed over her crown in the futuristic Dongsheng stadium in the northeastern city of Ordos.

A total of 116 contestants – the highest number ever – took to the stage after a dance by a troupe dressed as Mongolian warriors at the start of the contest, watched annually by about a billion people around the globe.

The gala evening started with TV host Myleene Klass and American actor Jason Cook welcoming the audience. The show started with an audio visual presentation of all the 116 contestants praising the beautiful city and culture of Shanghai and Changsu. The evening got an awesome start as contestants from all around the World performed on Dances of the World.

The top 7 finalists were:

Jamaica
South Sudan
India
Australia
Brazil
China
Wales

The top 15 semi finalists were……

India
Mexico
Australia
Jamaica
China PR
Wales
South Sudan
England
Brazil
Spain
Philippines
United States
Netherlands
Indonesia
Kenya

Winner of Miss World Beauty with a Purpose 2012 is India. Her work for the underprivileged children is widely appreciated.

Winner of Miss World Talent round was China PR

Miss World Sports Woman 2012 was Miss Sweden.

Winner of Multimedia Award 2012 was Miss India

The winner of Beach Fashion round 2012 was Miss Wales

And the Winner of top Model round 2012 was Miss South Sudan.

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  1. Bell

    August 19, 2012 at 7:54 am

    Where went miss Nigeria?

  2. Dany

    August 20, 2012 at 3:30 am

    She did not participate this year or rather, Nigeria did not participate this year.

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US Election: Trump Claims Victory Hours After Saying Biden Won

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US Election: Trump Claims Victory Hours After Saying Biden Won

Donald Trump

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has declared himself the winner of the US Election 2020.

President Trump declared himself the winner of the US election in a tweet on Monday morning, November 16 by simply tweeting: “I won the election.”

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This came hours after he tweeted that his opponent Joe Biden “won because the election was rigged.”

The latest vote tallies project Democratic candidate, Biden a clear winner in the state-by-state Electoral College that decides the presidency, with 306 votes against Trump’s 232.

However, President Trump has remained defiant, continuously claiming he won the election free and fair.

US election: Trump claims victory hours after saying Biden won

 

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Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings Is Dead

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Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings Is Dead

Jerry Rawlings

Jerry Rawlings, a former Ghanaian president has reportedly died from suspected COVID-19 complications.

The former Ghanaian leader died at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana on Thursday morning.

Rawlings led the country first as a military ruler and then as a democratically elected president between 1981 and 2001.

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Rawlings initially rose to power in Ghana as a flight lieutenant in the Ghana Air Force, following a coup détat in 1979.

After initially handing power over to a civilian government, he took control again in December 1981 as Head of State.

He was re-elected in 1996 for four more years.

Rawlings left office in 2000 after exhausting Ghana’s constitutional term-limit of eight years for Presidents.

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US Election Is Far From Over — Trump

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US Election Is Far From Over — Trump

Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has refused to concede after his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, secured the required number of electoral college votes to win the presidential race.

Shortly after Biden was projected winner, Trump in a defiant statement expressed that the election was “far from over” and criticised Biden for “rushing to falsely pose as the winner.”

“Biden has not been certified as the winner of any states, let alone any of the highly contested states headed for mandatory recounts, or states where our campaign has valid and legitimate legal challenges that could determine the ultimate victor.

Also Read: Joe Biden Defeats Trump To Win US Presidential Election

“Legal votes decide who is president, not the news media.

“Beginning Monday, our campaign will start prosecuting our case in court to ensure election laws are fully upheld and the rightful winner is seated.

“The American people are entitled to an honest election, that means counting all legal ballots, and not counting any illegal ballots,” Trump said.

 

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