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25 Dec

Miss Teen Africa Foundation launches Poetry Collective

Calling all new emerging spoken word poets to get involved. The Miss Teen Africa foundation Poetry Collective program is here. The brand new initiative is developed with the aim to encourage the reading and writing of poetry amongst young women of African heritage have been receiving. “We are excited about this new initiative,” said MTA Director Yomi Adegoke. “The idea was originally inspired by Queen Elizabeth’s “message of hope” speech during the global pandemic and so we decided to twist it to...

11 Jan

What You Need to Know to Host a GirlTalk Event

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11 Oct

Nominations now open for Miss Teen Africa Foundation Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for Miss Teen Africa Foundation Awards 2019. The awards will celebrate young people and recognise the positive influence they can have upon their peers, as well as the outstanding contribution they can make to their communities, be they local, national or international. Nominations are now open for MTAF Awards 2019. The awards will celebrate young people and recognise the positive influence they can have upon their peers, as well as the outstanding contribution they can make to...

07 Jun

Miss Teen Africa Foundation Nominated For The UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been nominated for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards in the Community organisation of the year category. The prestigious black-tie event recognises nominees in their respective fields of diversity including age, disability, gender, race, faith, religion, and sexual orientation. “It is a massive honour to have been nominated for the UK largest diversity awards once for our relentless work in empowering and promoting inclusivity among young women in our community. Said, Yomi Adegoke, Founder and Director at Miss...

12 Sep

Amirah Akpan has been awarded educational innovation of the year awards

The reigning Miss Teen Africa Amirah Akpan has triumphed winning Educational Innovation of the Year at the second annual Global Youth Awards in London. The awards recognise and celebrate young people in cities around the world who are passionate about making a change in their communities and in the lives of young people around them. The winners were decided by a panel of judges and revealed at an awards ceremony in London at The Jetty Greenwich peninsula. I am delighted to have been...

27 Jul

SAVE THE DATE for a fabulous evening of fashion, Book collection, food, and fundraising for Miss Teen Africa Foundation!

On June 26, 2018, MTA in collaboration with Mode1 Model Management will host its 1st annual Beauty In African Heritage (BIAH) Charity Fashion Show, presented by Amirah Akpan the reigning Miss Teen Africa! The event is an exclusive fashion show that showcases local and international African inspired designers while raising funds for YouGoGirl Foundation 1000 Books campaign, a campaign raising awareness about education and collecting books for children in Africa.   Admission includes 2 drink tickets (wine and non-alcoholic drinks...

10 Jun

MTA Excited To Be Nominated For Leading Sector Awards

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...

28 Mar

Miss Teen Africa 2017 Amirah Akpan officially launches 1000 books campaign

Miss Teen Africa Amirah Akpan officially launches her 1000 books campaign at the Nigeria High Commission in London. The 18-year-old Queen from Nigeria who aims to use her campaign to raise awareness about Educational issues in Africa has been receiving a great deal of commendation. According to Unicef report and in recent news there is clearly a crisis said Amirah, there are estimated 101 million children that are not currently in school and more need to be done to address some...

10 Jan

Miss Teen Africa Foundation launches ‘Play for Africa’ Campaign.

Miss Teen Africa Foundation is set to Launch a new sporting campaign tagged ‘Play for Africa’. The campaign which aims to create awareness about obstacles facing women and girls participating in a sport with a view to kick start an all-new female football club has been gaining a lot of support. We are so excited about this venture, Said the director. And we hope this will inspire more girls to participate more in sport and healthy activities Integer consequat maximus magna, vel...

20 Dec

AMIRAH AKPAN OF NIGERIA CROWNED MISS TEEN AFRICA UK 2017

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...

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