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Leila Samati, a 20 year old model and undergraduate from Guinea Bissau has been crowned Miss Africa Great Britain 2018.  The student of Bedfordshire University beat 25 other girls in what was a very close competition to clinch the crown.

The first runner up was Oreoluwa Kofoworade from Nigeria, a criminology graduate of the University of Kingston. Elizabeth Seyi from Togo finished in third place.

miss africa gb leila samati oreoluwa kofoworade elizabeth seyi

                                                             Leila samati , Left : Oreoluwa Kofoworade , Right: Elizabeth Seyi


Leila will now assume her role as the ambassador of Miss Africa Great Britain’s Queens for a Reason programme and will be embarking on a charity mission to her home country  Guinea Bissau.

miss africa gb 2018 winner leila samati


As part of her prize, the winner will join the Justina Mutale Foundation as one of the young women speakers at the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the status of Women taking place in March 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

miss africa runnerup oreoluwa kofoworade

                                                                                               Oreoluwa Kofoworade 





miss africa 2ndrunnerup elizabeth seyi

                                                                                                     Elizabeth Seyi


Other Awards were:

Miss Charity: Sophronia Powers from Liberia

Best Swimsuit Model: Naima Tahlil from Somalia

Best Evening Wear: Yurubella Ali from Somalia

Best Cultural Wear: Jandira bazomba from Angola

Top Model 2018: Emana Mulugeta from Ethiopia

Miss Congeniality: Gracia Susuzande from DR Congo

Miss Photogenic: Elizabeth Seyi from Togo

Miss Proactive: Sophronia Powers from Liberia

Miss Popularity: Jandira Bazomba from Angola

The Miss Africa GB organisation aims to empower women to be self-confident and strive to be their personal best. Above all, it aims to instil into young women, the spirit of giving back and charity.



Our main goal is to is to use the allure of beauty Queens and models as tools to advocate for the needy and campaign or fund-raise for the less privileged.  Our model is not just to raise funds for causes, but also to supervise and execute these projects. This ensures that funds are used for the sole purpose they were raised for.

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