23-year-old model, Melba Shakabozha was crowned Miss Universe Zambia 2018 Saturday night at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. She earn the chance to compete at this year’s Miss Universe Pageant, scheduled for December 17 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Shakabozha is a radiology student who has modeled in several editions of Zambia Fashion Week. She previously competed in the Miss Zambia (World) 2014 & 2016 pageants. Melba also represented Zambia in the Miss Model Of The World 2015 pageant in China.
Shakabozha wins a scholarship to earn her Masters Degree and an opportunity to speak at the 63rd Session of the United Nations at its headquarters in New York City in March 2019.