It was a bizarre and awkward moment at the recently held Miss Africa pageant where the wig of the winner caught fire to the surprise of guests.
Miss Congo emerged winner last night at the Miss Africa 2018 beauty pageant and shortly after she won, her wig caught fire on stage.
24-year-old Dorcas Kasinde beat other contestants to win the crown. Miss Nigeria came second while Miss Zambia came third.
But, in a viral video, the beauty queen, who was excited after being crowned Miss Africa 2018, was celebrating her victory, She was hugging her predecessor when her wig caught fire.
However, the show host, Ebuka came to her rescue before more damage could be done.
Social media users have jokingly alleged that Calabar witches are responsible. But it is believed the fire was caused by the fireworks used to celebrate her victory which is positioned at various corners on the stage.