Nansambu Sandra a student was named Uganda’s Tourism ambassador after emerging the overall winner of the Pearl of Africa (POA) Star Search competition.
She also walked away with Ug Shs 60 million which was the grand prize for winner of this competition that started in April this year and attracted over 2000 contestants from the different regions of Uganda .
The 19-year-old contestant from the central region was announced winner at the grand finale of the competition held at Speak Resort Munyonyo on Sunday 8th of August 2021.
The top six finalists in the POA star Search included Sandra the winner, Yesuanjagala Carsteen, Agami Tonny , Bruce Dickson, Balunya Ibrahim and Mirembe Tracy
The function was attended by Uganda Tourism Board CEO, Ms Lilly Ajarova, Tourism Minister, Mr. Tom Butime, and former Tourism minister Godfrey Kiwanda Kiwanda Ssuubi among others guests
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