Miss Universe 2011: Angola's Leila Lopes becomes fourth African winner

Miss Universe 2011 hails from Angola. Leila Lopez is the fourth winner from Africa, but only the second African of African descent.

By , Staff writer

Namibia, 1992

Michelle McLean captured the title for Namibia in 1992, just two years after the country gained independence from South Africa. Like South Africa, the country is predominantly black, but has an elite white minority, mostly with European roots.

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