Mister Africa International is an annual male beauty pageant founded in 2012 by House of Twitch.

The current Mister Africa International is Emmanuel Umoh from Nigeria, crowned on December 8, 2019 at Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

HISTORY

Mister Africa International is owned and organized since 2012 by House of Twitch which also organizes the annual Miss & Mister Ideal Nigeria pageant. It is co-owned also by Jennifer Richards, Director of Just Fashion UK.


The first Mister Africa International was Adonis O’Holis of Sierra Leone, crowned on October 7, 2012 at Covent Garden in London, UK.

The ultimate goal of Mister Africa International is to promote the empowerement of young Africans and to raise money for charity.

MAIN PAGEANT

The competition is open to young men aged 18 to 27 with a minimum height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Mister Africa International features directors in African countries, who elects a delegate for this contest, but also with casting on social network. Each year, about twenty candidates are fighting to win the crown.

The contestants were camped for one weeks where they were mentored, drilled and taught how to speak, walk and behave respectively, becoming a voice and face of positive change across communities. The grand finale saw the Mister Africa International crowned.

They are evaluated according to several criteria: 


–  Closed door interview with the judges. 

– Beach Body parade

– Top Model 

– Mister Strength . 

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MISTER AFRICA INTERNATIONAL

TITLEHOLDERS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Year TitleholdersNameCountry
2012 Mister Africa International 2012Adonis O’HOLISSierra Leone
2013 Mister Africa International 2013Jaydon ANDERSONBotswana
2014 Mister Africa International 2014Arnaldo JOSEAngola
2015 Mister Africa International 2015Keith KARUHUURAUganda
2016 Mister Africa International 2016Akol DOKSouth Sudan
2017 Mister Africa International 2017Jay NTABANGANYIMANARwanda
2018 Mister Africa International 2018Calisah ABDULHAMIDTanzania
2019 Mister Africa International 2019Emmanuel UMOHNigeria
2020 No contest due to pandemic