The Miss Teen Africa Zambia 2020 took place at Raddison Blu Hotel in Lusaka on Friday 4th September 2020 and the theme was: BEAUTY IN ZAMBIAN HERITAGE where the participants showcased Zambia’s tradition and culture Mwiza Zulu from Central Province was crowned the Queen of Miss Teen Africa Zambia 2020Mwaka Halwindi from Southern Province was the 1st Runner Sadia Andi from Lusaka was the 2nd Runner The Queen was encouraged to be assertive and export Zambia’s rich heritage through tradition and culture by dressing decently, speaking as a Zambian and not as a westerner and share the Zambian tradition and culture knowledge she has acquired as she goes to raise the Zambian flag at the Miss Teen Africa in Lagos Nigeria in December 2020
Meet the Top finalists who are vying for the title of the first ever Miss Teen Africa Botswana. The 11 finalist will compete to wear the prestigious crown at the Westwood International school on the 24th of April 2020, in an event which promises to be fun and exciting.
The Finalists are fromMmadinare, Bobonong, Tatisiding, Thamaga, Palapye, Mahalapye, Kanye, Sefhare, Molepolole, and Jwaneng. The line up of finalists is diverse and very competitive, Says Miss Teen Africa Botswana National director Lame Jerry and “We are delighted the young women who have been selected depict everything that we hope a teen pageant represents; intelligence, integrity, and Talent.”The award-winning Miss Teen Africa pageant originally founded in the UK provides a prestigious and respected platform for young women to discover their strengths, boost their confidence and enable the contestant to embrace and showcase their cultural heritage. The young woman who is crowned the Miss Teen Africa Botswana 2020 will automatically become the Goodwill Ambassador of the Miss Teen Africa foundation and will also qualify to represent Botswana at the Miss Teen Africa 2020 continental final in Nigeria.
Miss Teen Africa Foundation is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for a national Awards, which recognises excellence in the UK diversity and charity sector.
The organisation was shortlisted in this year’s Community organisation Award category, which recognises organisations empowering communities and promoting social action.
The foundation together with the Miss Teen Africa® cultural pageant uses diverse platform to support young women and empower them to lead positive lives. The organisation which is based in the UK is aiming to expand its unique pageant and transformational programmes to reach more young women in Africa facing disadvantage.
Speaking following the announcement, Yomi Adegoke, Founder and Director at Miss Teen Africa, said: “It is a massive honour to have been nominated for a national Awards. With the excellence demonstrated by charities and grass-root organisations across the UK, it is such a privilege to be nominated for the community organisation of the Year award and reflects positively on the work of all our team members, past and reigning Queens, partners, Trustees and young people who are associated with the organisation”.
“I’m also delighted for our 2016 Queen, Sangwani Harawa who was nominated for Young Achievers Women 4 Africa Award for her social action campaigns and launching the GirlTalk forum with us. This show our Girls can thrive at the highest level if they are rightly mentored “.
This year’s winners will be announced at the Awards Gala Dinner & Ceremony on 14th September 2018 at the Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool. The event was attended by over six hundred guests in 2017 and this year is set to be bigger and better than ever.
The illustrious ceremony which is in its 7th year pride itself in celebrating African Women who are doing extraordinary things.
The Queen who was selected out of numerous applications for her social action campaigns for girls and her commitment in launching the first ever forum for Girls with the Miss Teen Africa Foundation will be vying for the top gong with 4 other international hopeful.
“I can’t believe I have been nominated for these notable award with other respectable influential African women in our community Ms. Harawa told Show Africa, and I hope this nomination will help inspire more young African Girls to believe in themselves and help raise the profile for young Girls of African Heritage.
The award ceremony will take place on Saturday 19th May 2018 at ‘The Great Hall, Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX’ . For tickets please visit www.women4africa.com
The newly crowned Miss Teen Africa 2016/17, Amirah Akpan of Nigeria paid a courtesy call on the Nigerian High Commissioner on Tuesday, the 13th of March 2018.
Present at the meeting were the High Commissioner, His Excellency, Ambassador George Oguntade, CFR, CON as well as the Ministers of Culture, Defence, Consular Services and Information.
The courtesy call also include the #1000Books Campaign presentation to the high commissioner. A campaign by Amirah Akapan to collect #1000books to donate to schools in Nigeria and also raise awareness about Education in Africa.
In summer 2018 Amirah will aim to visit Nigeria.
Miss Teen Nigeria Amirah Akpan was crowned Miss Teen Africa on Saturday night in a star studded ceremony in London, making her the first Nigerian to ever win the crown.
The second runner up was Miss Tino Gundu who represented Zimbabwe and the first runner-up was Miss Abigail Kabirou who represented Ghana.
Speaking after she was crowned with the Miss Teen Africa tiara, Miss Amirah said: “I can’t believe it! We have all put in some hard work but excited to be the winner tonight. God bless everyone who wished me well.” The aspiring Law student has said she’ll use this opportunity to give back to the society, “To inspire young girls like myself to have big dreams; to be a beacon of hope to the hopeless and to encourage young women to work tirelessly towards their goals, dreams and ambitions.”
The competition, for the first time, introduced a sport category where contestant are given the opportunity to model any sport wear and activities of their choice as a way to promote health and fitness among young people.
Miss Amirah who will now be the goodwill ambassador of Miss Teen Africa Foundation will be expected to compete at an international pageant next year.
The Top 11 Miss Teen Africa finalists – who are vying for the title of Miss Teen Africa UK 2017 – have been announced. They will compete to wear the prestigious crown at the Stratford Town Hall on Saturday, November 25, in an event which promises to be fun and exciting. The Finalists are from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, DR of Congo, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Togo, and Malawi.
The line up of finalists this year is diverse and very competitive, Says Miss Teen Africa founder Yomi Adegoke and “We are delighted the young women who have been selected depict everything that we hope the pageant represents; intelligence, integrity and Talent.”
The award nominated pageant founded in 2014 provides a prestigious and respected platform for young women to discover their strengths, boost their confidence and enables contestant to embrace and showcase their cultural heritage.
The young woman who is crowned Miss Teen Africa 2017 will automatically become the Goodwill ambassador of the Miss Teen Africa foundation and will be charged with designing and implementing a charity program based on her pageant platform.
Sangwani Harawa, the current Miss Teen Africa who recently launched the first ever Girls Forum in UK, will crown her successor at the 2017 pageant. For tickets, sponsorship or to vote for your favourite contestant please visit www.missteenafrica.com
Miss Teen Africa is holding her 3rd annual pageant on Saturday 25th of November 2017 at the ‘Stratford Town Hall for the second time. The pageant won by Miss Sangwani Harawa in its second year in UK provides a unique platform for young women the chance to step up into the spotlight and show the world her own kind of beautiful.
Our primary purpose and aim is to provide a platform to promote social cohesion, the proliferation and continuation of culture, confidence, validity, gender equality, empowerment of women and social inclusion amongst young women of African heritage.
Miss Teen Africa Beauty Pageant contestants are young African women between the ages of 15 – 19 representing the 56 independent countries of Africa. The 2017 contestants will grace the stage in Evening wears, Choice of African attire symbolic of country of origin and Talent presentation.
Our panel of judges are great achievers and role models; they will assess the collective aspects of beauty, knowledge of culture, flow of speech, etiquette, aptitude and on their general knowledge of world.
“ The award nominated event will also feature famous guests, performing artists and the Launch of the Miss Teen Africa Football club; a Miss Teen Africa Foundation platform to promote health and fitness, Confidence building and to encourage the growth of girls and young African women playing the beautiful game.
The Event schedule is as follows:
Saturday 25th November 2017
17:00 – Red carpet Entry and networking reception
18:00 – Opening of Show, introducing the judges, Introducing our chosen Charity ‘ Sickle cell’ and performance from the contestants. (To donate to the charity click here…)
18:30 – Contestant Showcase and Talent Presentation
19:00 – Teenovation Award Night
19:30 – Contestant Showcase Evening wear and interview Questions
20:00 – Entertainment (see our website for what is lined up)
20:30 – Final stage of pageant and crowning
21:00 – End of Show with interval to network and photo sessions with the contestants and the new Queen of Miss Teen Africa 2016.
Miss Teen Africa foundation and Miss Teen Africa 2016 Sangwani Harawa to launch the first ever Girl Talk forum. The Girl Talk Forum is a phenomenal opportunity to transform our community into a truly inclusive environment where young women are encouraged to reach their full potential.
Who Should Attend
Female Secondary and College students from London and beyond.
*Please note that the event will be capped at 100 young women
To Promote the development of our future women leaders by giving them access to influential business women in the community. The Girl Talk event will focus on leadership, personal brand management and career/college planning.
Please register below to reserve your seat
Important Note to Parents & Guardians
In an effort to create an open forum atmosphere for the young women who participate in the conference and to facilitate mentor-student communication, we strongly discourage parents, guardians, and other adults from attending and participating in the Young Women’s Leadership Symposium. Space is limited and meals are reserved for Symposium students, mentors and speakers only. If parents or guardians are providing transportation and would like to stay in the area, we welcome you stay the library premises.
Miss Teen Africa 2016, Sangwani Harawa shines on her first public appearance at the weekend in London. Miss Harawa who made a special appearance at the crowning of Miss Sierra Leone UK 2017 dazzled in her blue suede custom made dress by the amazing M and C couture (Official Miss Teen Africa dress sponsor). The Queen who is also on a mission to promote the upcoming ‘Girl Talk’ forum didn’t fail to leave great impression on her well wishers. Check out below for some more pictures.