Miss Universe Ghana

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For the contest that sends representatives to Miss World, see Miss Ghana
Miss Universe Ghana
Motto Beautifully Ghanaian
Formation 1991
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Accra
Miss Universe
Official language
Website missuniversegh.com

Miss Universe Ghana whose slogan is Beautifully Ghanaian is a national pageant that sends representatives to the Miss Universe pageant. This pageant is unrelated to Miss Ghana pageant.


Ghana has participated at the Miss Universe pageant since 1991. The representatives from Ghana for Miss Universe 1991, 1993, 1996 and 1998 were winners of the Miss Ghana pageant.

In 1999, R. Ayite Okyne took over the event directing and show production and eventually joined Juliette Korsah as National Director for the Miss Universe Ghana pageant. They relinquished the franchise in 2012 and are no longer involved in its operations. Miss Universe Ghana 1999 Akuba Cudjoe was a Top 10 Finalist at the Miss Universe 1999 event in Trinidad and Tobago, where Mpule Kwelagobe of Botswana won the Miss Universe 1999 crown.

Miss Universe Ghana 2011, Erica Nego previously competed at the Miss USA pageant in 2009 representing Minnesota. She was the first Ghanaian-American to win the title of Miss Universe Ghana.


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 Ghana City Placement Special Awards Notes
1991 Dela Tamakloe Accra
1993 Jamilla Haruna Danzuru Accra
1996 Pearl Amoah Accra
1998 Francisca Awuah Accra
1999 Akuba Cudjoe Accra Top 10
2000 Maame Esi Acquah Accra
2001 Precious Agyare Accra
2002 Stephanie Walkins-Fia Accra
2004 Menaye Donkor Accra Businesswoman, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
2006 Angela Asare Accra Miss Congeniality
2008 Yvette Nsiah Accra
2009 Jennifer Koranteng Accra
2010 Awurama Simpson Accra
2011 Yayra Erica Nego Accra Miss Minnesota USA 2009 and Top 15 Miss USA 2009
2012 Gifty Ofori Fremah Accra
2013 Hanniel Jamin Chihanny[1] Accra Ghanaian Singer
2014 Abena Akuaba Appiah[2] Accra Best Talent Miss Ghana 2012, Top Model of Ghana 2013
2015 Hilda Akua Frimpong Kumasi 2nd Runner-up Miss Africa USA 2014


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