Akpene Diata Hoggar is Miss Universe Ghana 2018! On September 15, 2018, ten of the most stunning ladies in the country vied for the coveted title of Miss Universe Ghana at the plush Labadi Beach Hotel. Twenty-five year old Akpene Diata Hoggar who represented the Brong Ahafo Region, bested nine other ladies with her genuineness, drive, and beauty to become the Miss Universe Ghana 2018.
Akpene Diata Hoggar is a fashion model, blogger and entrepreneur with a MIS degree from Ashesi University. She hails from Tefle, but was born and raised in Akatsi, both in the Volta Region of Ghana. Akpene speaks fluent English, Ewe, and a beginner in Twi, Gonja and French. While volunteering for teaching and mentoring programs, her passion for servant leadership and creating social impact was born. She is a firm believer in women and the youth as a driver of economic development. Akpene hopes to empower young girls to develop themselves while being mindful of their mental health. It’s her dream to leave this world better than she met it, and leaving a lasting legacy for generations to come.