• Age: 21
  • Height: 170
  • Occupation: Student – Community Development

Nthole was born in the Mapoteng community, growing up in the market town of Hlotse. Currently at university, she is studying Community Development, with aspirations of using the knowledge gained to help structure and develop her country in the future. She would like to play a part in the continued growth of Lesotho. Aside from her studies, Nthole likes to play volleyball, to read, and to spend time with her friends and family. A caring individual, she volunteers at a local children’s home, and says she has developed a strong bond with many of the children there. When listening to music, Nthole prefers soft rock and RnB.

“Lesotho is a small country located in the South of Africa. It is mountainous and experiences four seasons. There is also plenty of water.”


Question Time With Nthole

What website could you not live without and why?

Beauty pageants website because pageantry is my passion.

What is the best app you’ve used in the last year?


What is your favourite fashion website?


What item of makeup could you not live without?

Eye Liner.

What is your most memorable encounter?

Meeting the Prime Minister of Lesotho.

What annoys you most about the world you live in?


Nthole's outfits...


World Designer Dress:

This sleeveless red dress includes a deep square neckline with paneling has first a layer which is beaded with a laced waist to the darts. The Maselongane Dihaso dress has both a deep V shaped back and a belt which fastens at the front. 

Lesotho BWAP 2014

Nthole Matela represented Lesotho at Miss World 2014. Below is a video presentation of the work she carried out in the name of Beauty with a Purpose.