The AU

Its Permanent Representative

and the African Diaspora

Baltimore, December 20, 2018 (CABNC TV) – The African Union Ambassador to the United States of America Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao has officially unveiled the Wakanda One Village project to be built both in Zimbabwe and Zambia as a nerve center for development.


The African Union Mission to the United States of America held its first-ever African Union Pageant on Friday evening, with exotic traditional displays of attire and fabric from talented young African models in the Diaspora and the continent.


Lukesa Morin, the reining Miss Zambia in the USA was last night crowned the new Miss African Union Diaspora 2018, at a colourful gala event in Washington DC.

Lukwesa beat a dozen other contestants in a pageant that was themed on African dress style and important historical and development aspects of Africa such as the ongoing negative effect of the Berlin Conference on Africa; the AUs Agenda 2063, and women empowerment issues.


More than a dozen young women from African and the Diaspora will take part in the Miss AU Diaspora Pageant 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington DC.

The event will showcase the best of Africa designs, music, dance and other traditions. The contestant will also be rated on their understanding of African issues as well as the role of the African Union.


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