16 Jan 2018

Gase B gears up for her year of reign

It’s been almost a month since Gaseangwe Balopi was crowned Miss Africa 2017 Calabar: the new ambassador of Climate Change and Migration in Africa. The 22 year old shares her plans for her year of reign. Call her Gase B!  Gaseangwe Balopi is from a village called Tonota in the Central District of Botswana. She is a University of Botswana student who also dabbles in fashion, styling as well as modelling. Her modelling and pageantry journey began when she made it as a Miss […]

23 Dec 2017

Banga Community gets a borehole from Miss Africa Organisation

Banga Camp was built over 50 years ago and until now, the community had no nearby source of clean, drinking water. Miss Africa Organisation identified the need for a borehole within that community, approached community leaders and a week later, the community at Banga Camp got the means to access clean, drinking water for the first time. The camp has been in existence for over 50 years but the community has never had a source of clean water nearby; instead, they’ve relied […]

21 Dec 2017

Miss Africa 2017 Calabar: Voting in full swing

Miss Africa 2017 Calabar contestants have been in Cross River State’s Calabar for bootcamp for almost two weeks now. The road to the live event on 27 December at Calabar International Convention Center is definitely heating up as the competition opens up for voting. As part of getting them ready to compete in Africa’s only climate change themed beauty pageant, the 25 contestants have been subjected to a rigorous bootcamp which has included photoshoots, visits to nearby communities as well […]

06 Dec 2017

Neurite Mendes: My year of reign

Angolan beauty Neurite Mendes is getting ready to hand over the reigns to a new Queen as the road to Miss Africa 2017 Calabar 2017 intensifies. We caught up with her to chat about her year of reign. What do you now know about yourself that you did not know when you were crowned queen just over a year ago? I wasn’t aware before being crowned Miss Africa is that I am quite a good motivational speaker – if I do […]

05 Dec 2017

Here’s the full list: Miss Africa 2017 Calabar contestants

After a gruelling and long process of auditions, Miss Africa 2017 Calabar has chosen 25 girls from as many countries to participate in this year’s edition of the Climate Change themed beauty pageant. Road to Miss Africa 2017 Calabar begins, auditions end Miss Africa 2017 Calabar registrations were received from across the continent via a combination of 60-second videos submitted by hopefuls as well as physical auditions held in six cities across three countries. The girls were assessed by the […]

24 Nov 2017

Nigeria Auditions: All you need to know

The 2017 edition of Miss Africa Calabar auditions will be held at three different locations in Nigeria: Abuja, Calabar and Lagos. LAGOS Tuesday 28 November Chesney Hotel, Saka Tinubu, Victoria Island ABUJA Wednesday 29 November Dome, Plot 423 Cadastral Zone, CBD CALABAR Friday 1 December Channel View Hotel, MCC Road All auditions at all locations start at 9am. Please take note: You need to be between the ages of 18 to 26 Bring a bikini set/swimsuit Bring a photocopy of a […]

21 Jun 2017

Symbolic tree planting ceremony with the Governor of Cross River State HE, Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade

Queen @neuritemendes today, Tuesday 20th June continued her quest to spread her message on the need to protect the environment #AdoptATree and #shieldthemotherearth with a symbolic tree planting ceremony with the Governor of Cross River State HE, Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade and his dear wife. Other dignitaries present were the Minister of Women Affairs, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, the Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ivara Esu, SSG, Justina Agbor, amongst others at the Governors office, Cross River State. In […]

21 Jun 2017

Miss Africa visit’s the Hon. Speaker of the House of Rep Cross River State House of Assembly

The 2nd engagement for Monday 12th June was a courtesy call to the Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly CRSHOA Rt. Hon John Gaul Lebo. The Queen Neurite Mendes articulated her program and ways she has been promoting the need to #protecttheenvironment across Africa and beyond. The Speaker not only commended the work undertaken by the Queen so far but also pledged his and the government support in using the Miss Africa brand to change the perception […]

16 Jun 2017

The Queen’s Visit to Government Secondary School, Akim

As part of her journey to spread the word on #climatechange across Africa and beyond, Queen @neuritemendes the 1st #MissAfrica spent the morning of Wednesday 14th June with pupils of the Government secondary school Akim to further spread her message on the need to #protecttheenvironment The children were excited to receive the Queen and listened to her with admiration echoing here three cardinal points, reduce, reuse and recycle in unison. After the pep talk the Queen proceeded to the symbolic […]

16 Jun 2017

Miss Africa’s activities at the World Environmental Day 2017

Queen Neurite Mendes the 1st #MissAfrica, board members of the Environment  and Carbon Emission Board  in partnership with OPSCN an NGO involved in #climatechange mitigation and adaptation efforts and the Ministry of Climate change celebrated #worldenvironmentday 5th June in Calabar, Cross River State.The event kicked off with a road walk to sensitive the general public on the need to protect the environment which flagged off from Mary sensor roundabout to Marian Market for a clean up exercise. The Queen and […]

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