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13 Jul 2018

Gase B visits IDP camp in Bakassi, Cross River State

Bakassi Peninsula was conceded to Cameroon by the International Court of Justice ruling in 2002. Since then, the people there have struggled to survive and settle in a place they can call home. Reigning Miss Africa Queen Gaseangwe Balopi visited the IDP camp in Bakassi led by the Commissioner for Social Housing, Hon. Edem Effiom. They were also supported by Mediatricks, an NGO pioneered by wife of the Governor, HE Dr. Linda Ayade who provided instant diagnosis and treatment for the […]

13 Jul 2018

Gase B’s World Environment Day message: “If you can’t reuse, it refuse it!”

June 05 commemorates the annual World Environment Day and to mark this year’s celebration Queen Gase Balopi held a green walk in the city of Calabar to spread awareness on the theme for this year: ‘Beat plastic pollution’. If you can’t reuse it, refuse it! With the United Nations estimating that 8 million tons of plastic waste enter the worlds oceans each year it is important for people to learn how to dispose of waste the right way. Marching from […]

30 May 2018

A meeting of two Queens

Reigning Miss Africa Queen Gase B paid a courtesy visit to wife of the Governor of Cross River State, Her Excellency Dr. Linda Ayade. The last time the two met was when Dr. Linda was crowing Gase B, just as she did in the 2016 edition when Neurite was crowned. The meeting was most importantly an avenue for Queen Gase to intimate Her Excellency on her world environment day event holding on June 5th as well as her plans during […]

29 May 2018

Gase B adds glam to The Dome grand opening

Miss Africa reigning queen Gase B was one of the many VIP guests who graced the red carped of The Dome Entertainment Center grand opening. Looking regal in a turquoise flowy ensemble, the Queen accompanied the Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo who officially opened the venue by cutting the ribbon. Also present were the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as well as many top dignitaries and celebrities. First launched over a decade ago, the impressive venue […]

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 […]

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