MISS UNIVERSITY AFRICA PAGEANT Established in 2009, The Miss University Africa pageant is aimed at Celebrating Beauties with Brain, discourage indecent dressing amongst African Students/youths, discover the innate potentials of African students, celebrate African culture/Tourism, Celebrate the African woman, African personalities, promote investment and reach out to the less privileged through the Miss University Africa Foundation.
Miss University Africa is the only pageant on the continent comprising 54 African countries despite their religious beliefs and language barrier. It also has a large international viewing audience with coverage in the UK, USA and across Africa, with very positive and encouraging comments from leaders on the continent some of which include Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Dr. Yahya Jammeh, The Prime Minister of Lesotho, Ntsu Mokhehle, President Republic of the Gambia, Her Excellency, Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan First lady Federal Republic of Nigeria, Hajia Turai Ya’ adua Former First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Her Excellency Mrs. Janet Museveni First Lady Republic of Uganda, Distinguished Senator David Mark, President of the Nigerian Senate, Hon. Demji Bankole, Former Speaker House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria Ministers of governments in Africa and Some Nigerian Governors. The winner of this pageant becomes the official International Queen for Africa and a United Nations Students Ambassador.