It is a back to back win for east Africa as Mister Tanzania, Calisah Abdulhamid has been elected the Mister Africa International 2018 at the finals held on the 2nd of December, 2018 at Pelican International, Lagos Nigeria taking over from Rwanda’s Jay De lieu.
The 26 years old model beat 21 other delegates to emerge winner. The 7th edition of the pageant recorded its highest number of participants with 22 countries vying for the title.
Calisah will travel to different countries on behalf of the Mister Africa International promoting Youth Empowerment through innovation, education and health initiatives .
Sierra Leone’s Ibrahim Manasay placed 2nd, Nigeria’s Chukie Ihebuzor placed 3rd and Ghana’s Jason Asare placed 4th with Cameroon’s Makala placing 5th. Botswana’s Jomo and Namibia’s Divoli rounded up the top 7.
Other countries that participated: Gulf of Guinea, Guinea Conary, Zimababwe, GB, FR, Chad, Mauritania, Central Africa, South Africa, Benin, Togo, Zambia, Comoros. Mr Fashion and Mr University also joined the contest