A 20-year-old Nigerian student was crowned the 2014 winner of Miss Black Africa UK last Saturday. The event, which was held at the Royal Regency Hall, London, saw the decoration of Jacqueline Ilumoka as the new queen. She defeated 21 other beautiful contestants to wear the coveted crown.
Ace comedian-cum-actor, Lateef Lovejoy and the 2011 winner of Miss Black Africa UK, Ruvimbo Chinzou, hosted the show. One the panel of judges were the host of the Sporah Show, Sporah Njau from Tanzania the Director of Miss China, Bin Zhang; Founder of the ‘Against All Odds Charity’, Fikelephi Jackson from Zimbabwe; and the founder of Positive Runway: Global Catwalk, Justina Mutale from Zambia.
Joanitha Ntangeki from Tanzania was announced the first runner-up of the competition while Samrawit Tesema from Ethiopia emerged the second runner-up. Ilumoka will now assume the responsibility of Ambassador of the Miss Black Africa, Queens4Africa project.