19 year old Nigerian model and Miss Black Africa UK 2013 – 2014, Sonia Ike, in conjunction with her fellow princesses and finalists have released a stunning charity calendar for 2014 to raise money for the less privileged. This marks the launch of a yearlong campaign for improved levels of child literacy in Africa. The beneficiaries for this year’s fundraising activities which will include a Charity Gala night
in February 2014 in London will be two primary schools in Ideato South Local Government, Imo State, Nigeria. Sonia will be embarking on a 3 week mission to visit these schools in February 2014.
The Miss Black Africa pageant is the recipient of the BEFFTA Best Beauty Pageant in the UK Award for the year’s 2012 and 2013.
The 2013 Grand Finale took place on the 5th of October 2013 at the Royal Regency Hall in London. Judges on the night were Nollywood’s Ini Edo, Designer Adebayo Jones, Host of the Sporah Show – Sporah Njau and Jenni Steele.