Thanks to the national director of Lesotho for the information.
Mamahlape was placed 2nd runner-up in Face of Lesotho 2012 pageant. Lesotho returns to Miss World after an absence of 2 years with their last representative being in 2010. In 2011, Nomazando Mphakisoane missed her flight to London and arrived late. She was not allowed to compete in Miss World.
The original winner of Face of Lesotho 2012, Bongiwe Hesman, was unable to compete in Miss World this year.