QUEENS 4 AFRICA UPDATE: MISS BLACK AFRICA RECEIVES 480 CHILDREN'S BOOKS FOR LIBRARY PROJECT IN NIGERIA
Miss Black Africa has received a generous donation of over 480 children's books to help with our Queens4Africa Project. The books will be shipped to Nigeria and used to create a library for Central School 7, Okohia in Imo state, Nigeria. The books were donated by a Library here in the UK but they have asked to remain anonymous.
Miss Black Africa 2013, Sonia Ike helping with the loading
We are happy to announce that the first consignment of 11 classroom whiteboards have left the shores of the UK heading for Nigeria ahead of our charity mission to Imo state, Nigeria in late February/March 2014 where we shall be refurbishing two schools as well as creating a library in one of them. The schools currently use bare walls blackened with coal as blackboards. We shall be keeping you updated on the progress of our mission. Please support our mission by donating any amount here and sharing our online fundraising page to friends and family. Please donate by following this link http://igg.me/at/queens4Africa/x/5731524
SUPPPORT MISS BLACK AFRICA'S QUEENS 4 AFRICA PROJECT
Support our cause to provide a better learning environment for the poor children of Central School 7, Okohia and Dimagu. In February 2014, the Miss Black Africa team will be travelling to the village of Okohia in Imo State, Nigeria to renovate and provide an ideal learning environment for two impoverished schools in the area.
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Miss Black Africa UK 2013, Sonia Ike paid a courtesy call to The Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency, Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida on Wednesday, the 11th of December 2013 in London. She was well hosted by the High Commissioner and officials of the embassy and In her own words,stated that " I was warmly received by the High Commissioner and the other officials. I am so proud to have someone so humble as the representative Head of Nigerians in the UK. "
The Miss Black Africa 2014 Charity calendar has been released. This marks the launch of a yearlong campaign for improved levels of child literacy in Africa. The beneficiaries for this year’s fundraising activities which will include a Charity Gala night in February 2014 in London will be two primary schools in Ideato South Local Government, Imo State, Nigeria. Sonia will be embarking on a 3 week mission to visit these schools in February 2014.
The calendar is a large A3 size wall calendar and sells for £11.95.You may order securely online via Paypal. Proceeds from Sale will go towards charitable causes.
MISS BLACK AFRICA AT THE AFCAR GALA NIGHT FUNDRAISER IN AID OF THE JASON ROBERTS FOUNDATION, SODJE SPORTS FOUNDATION AND SICKLE CELL RESEARCH
Deputy High Commissioner, Ambassador Toyin Lawal, Sonia Ike and Mr Richard Taylor OBE
Sonia Ike, Dele Onabowu, Alexalyn Owuadey, Claie Biti, Tara Daviess
Miss Black Africa on the 35th of October won the BEFFTA Best Beauty Pageant Award for the 2nd consecutive year. The pageant Director, Dele Onabowu also received the Award for the Best Beauty Pageant Director for 2013. The Miss black Africa organisation thanks our friends, sponsors and our MainSponsors Arik Air for supporting us and playing an important part in our success.
SONIA IKE APPOINTED AS NEW MISS BLACK AFRICA UK 2013 AS WINNER IS DISQUALIFIED DUE TO PAGEANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Meet 24 of the 30 finalists that will be competing for the title of Miss Black Africa UK 2013. The 30 beauties hailing from 17 African countries including Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Malawi, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Cape Verde, Ghana, Congo, South Africa and Senegal are in the finals of the Miss Black Africa UK beauty pageant which takes place on the 5th of October 2013 at the Royal Regency Hall, London.
Miss Black Africa Samaia Tchapasseka with Miss Benguela
Miss Black Africa UK 2012, Samaia Tchapesseka paid a visit to the SOS Childrens villages in the towns of Benguela and Lubango this April 2013 and spent four days getting to meet the children and families of the villages which are five hours apart. Her purpose was to see first hand, the work done by the SOS Children’s charity and to assess their needs for her planned fundraiser.
Samaia Tchapasseka - Miss Black Africa UK 2012
Reigning Miss Black Africa UK and runway model , Samaia Tchapasseka yesterday left the shores of the UK on the first leg of her mission and mandate to help eradicate poverty and help the less privileged. Samaia is visiting the SOS childrens villages in Lubango and Benguela which are an outstanding 400km apart . She also has a series of TV and Radio appearances lined up which is an opportunity to spread the word about her mission in Angola.
Miss Black Africa UK 2012 finalists have released a charity singletitled Be the Hope to raise funds for street children in Africa. Proceeds from the sales of the track will go to Street Child Africa.
Miss Black Africa organised a 30K Charity run to raise funds for street Child Africa. The queen and models took turns to complete a 30k run t the Lee Valley Athletics center in Edmonton, London on the 10th of December 2011.
Reigning Miss Black Africa UK, Ruvimbo Chinzou hosted a fundraiser for the Mother of Peace Community in Zimbabwe at a glitzy fundraising party held on the 10thof March at the Meridian Sports and Social Club in London. Ruvimbo continues to work tirelessly, raising money for orphaned and less privileged children. This has been her focus since being crowned Miss Black Africa 2011 in October last year. Working with children is a matter close to her heart. The Mother of Peace Charity operates in Zimbabwe and runs the Mother of Peace Orphanage catering for over 150 kids from ages 0 – 18. Ruvimbo Visited the Orphanage in december and has also raised funds for Street Child Africa.
Ruvimbo Chinzou, Miss Black Africa UK 2011 on the left
London was not left out as the whole world celebrated World Aids Day on the 2nd of December 2011. The event took place at the Boothroyd Hall in Essex. It was part of a worldwide synchronized Music and Fashion Event, organized by POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread. The current Miss Black Africa, Ruvimbo Chinzou was one of the beauty queens chosen to grace the runway on the night.