Miss Universe Botswana
|Motto||Beauty Meets Ambition|
The first ever Miss Universe Botswana pageant was held at the Grand Palm Hotel Casino Resort in the capital of Gaborone on the March 19, 1999. In 1999 Mpule Kwelagobe became the 3rd woman from Africa who was crowned Miss Universe pageant. Between 2002 and 2003 the country did not participate in Miss Universe but in 2004 the country sent a winning title of Miss Universe Botswana to Ecuador, Miss Universe 2004.
In 2010 Mos Syde Worldwide Entertainment Group; an international entertainment and fashion company domiciled in Botswana took over the Miss Universe Botswana pageant after a six-year absence. Tirelo Ramasedi was crowned Miss Universe Botswana 2010 during an event held in Gaborone on July 11. She represented Botswana at Miss Universe 2010 in Las Vegas on August 23. The follow-up winners were Larona Kgabo (2011), Sheillah Molelekwa (2012), and Tsoane Macheng (2013). 2013 was the last time Botswana participated in Miss Universe.
Botswana aims to return to Miss Universe this year.
Boldface indicates winner of the Miss Universe
- Color key
- Declared as Winner
- Ended as runner-up
- Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
|Year||Miss Universe Botswana||Hometown||Placement||Special Awards||Notes|
|1999||Mpule Kwelagobe||Gaborone||Miss Universe 1999||UN Ambassador, representing Botswana, previously competed at Miss World 1997|
|2000||Joyce Molemoeng||Gaborone||Unplaced||Security Assurance Analyst|
|2001||Mataila Sikwane||Gaborone||Unplaced||Founder of FARA Woman|
|2010||Tirelo Ramasedi||Gaborone||Unplaced||ICT Developer Community Officer at Botswana Innovation Hub|
|2011||Larona Kgabo||Gaborone||Unplaced||Architect and MBA Candidate at Wits Business School 2016|
|2012||Sheillah Molelekwa||Gaborone||Unplaced||Song Writer and Big Brother Africa (BBA)|
|2013||Tsaone Macheng||Gaborone||Unplaced||The last winner who directed by Safie Sekgwa|
- "Miss Universe Botswana 1999". Miss Universe Botswana. Archived from the original on 2001-03-03. Retrieved 2008-05-13.
- "Miss Universe Botswana 2019: lthe Miss Universe 1999 takes over the franchise". Queen of Universe. Retrieved 26 December 2018.