Miss Planet International contestants wowed by the Next Media Park.

The #NextMediaPark, on 7th November, hosted the 2022 Miss Planet International participants and delegates from various countries.

The visit was characterized by a #NextMediaTours experience for the beauty queens, a deeper understanding of all Next Media brands and Ugandan media. Uganda is the official host for Miss Planet International, an event from November 6th- 20th, 2022. This is the first time a mega international beauty pageant is hosted in the Pearl of Africa and will be watched by millions worldwide.


Speaking at the gathering, Next Media Deputy Group CEO Joseph Kigozi thanked the pageant organisers for choosing to partner with Next Media and assured them of eyeballs during the contest. “Pageantry calls for action against the things we believe in as a society, and as Next Media, ours is to make sure we expand your vision to the world.

Joe Kigozi speaks to the miss planet delegation

Joe Kigozi added, “Next Media is proud to support this initiative because it fulfils the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to Save our Planet and Save Humanity, a trajectory Next Media’s story subscribes to.”

Founded in 2017 by Pedro Francisco and Halley Amin in Cambodia, the pageant is anchored under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda, and over 80 candidates from all over the world will compete to become Miss Planet International 2022 at the grand finale to be held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda.

Next Media Head of Corporate Affairs, Desire Derekford Mugumisa, spoke to us on the various ways through which the media conglomerate works towards achieving the SDGs

“Through our talk shows like the ChatRoom, Birungi ssi Birungi, news features and many more, we fulfil SDG 10 of reducing inequalities, Taasa Obutonde campaign that speaks to SDG 11, #NBSInvestigates that consistently holds various stakeholders to account, hence supporting SGD 16. These are a few of the many things we do to ensure we save our planet and save Humanity by informing to transform.”


Miss Planet International is anchored on six pillars.
  • Preserving nature and the environment
  • Promoting education
  • Ending war and violence while promoting peace
  • Ending poverty and ethical and economic progress
  • Supporting clean, renewable energy
  • Embracing multiculturalism.

This help creates awareness of preserving the planet not only today but for future generations as well.

Danze Edwin

Danze Edwin

Danze Edwin is a Ugandan Digital Marketer, Content Curator, Television Show host, Producer, Gamer, Creative, Media Personality, Social Media Influencer, and Brand Ambassador. He has 10-year experience in Digital Marketing, where I have worked with/for lead advertising agencies in Uganda; TBWA, Fireworks Advertising, Fideli, and Next Com (Where he is currently the Head of Digital Marketing) He has curated and collaborated on global campaigns with Brands like; Deutsche Welle, Voice of America, Activision, Call of Duty Mobile, Warner Bros, Disney and Marvel Studios. He has worked on Campaigns like; 77% Percent, DW in Good Shape, DW Eco-Africa, Call of Duty Mobile, Games and Politics Exhibition, Africa release Movie Premiers like Joker, Avenger Infinity War, Avengers End Game, Wonder Woman 84, Kong vs Godzilla, Mortal Kombat 2021, Afrimaxx to mention but a few. Locally, he has worked on campaigns with brands like Crown Beverages, Century Bottling, Nile Breweries, Uganda Breweries, Total Energies, Vivo Energies, Statehouse anti Corruption Unit, URA, NSSF, and so many more. Danze Edwin is currently the head of Digital Marketing at Next Media. He is trained by Deutsche Welle, BBC World Services, Voice Of America, and the US Agency for Global Media

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