The Miss Africa USA Pageant is a cultural showcase of the African heritage in the United States of America. The Pageant is a charity event, providing a platform for young African women in America to showcase talent, leadership, culture and a unique opportunity to speak up for Africa, raising awareness on pertinent issues concerning the continent and how Americans and friends of Africa can help make a difference in Africa. Proceeds from this event helps to fund identified projects dealing with needs in healthcare, education and the protection of women and children’s rights.
On November 1, 2008, Miss South Africa Nyasha Zimucha was crowned as Miss Africa USA 2008-2009 by Miss Africa 2007-2008 Mfonobong Essiet. For more information about the pageant, please visit the website: http://www.missafricaunitedstates.com