Miss Africa Tri State lends her voice on DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

MATS 2014 lends her voice against Domestic Violence: Domestic violence thrives when we are silent; but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic violence. Throughout the month of October, join MATS Queen Nasiphi Laila Sobahle to raise awareness about domestic violence by using any picture or image that talks about domestic violence as your cover picture, or by wearing things with purple. Together we can stop Domestic Violence !!!.


EXCLUSIVE MATS – Miss Popularity 2014 walking the walk for a good cause !!!

Miss Africa Tri State; Miss Senegal 2014 & Winner of MATS Miss Popularity 2014 and International model – Fatou Thiam was recently one of the models that walked the runway for a good cause at the Beauties for humanity 5th Annual live out loud charity Fashion Show on October 11th at Schaumburg, IL.
We are proud of you Queen of all runways :) )


Miss Africa Tri State a Special Guest on 94.3 fm Radio Station

3 MONTHS STRONG: Crowned just 3 months ago, we can’t believe it either!!! Queen Nasiphi Sobahle has been busy …To celebrate her 3 months in as the reigning Miss Africa Tri State 2014 tune in to listen to Splash Radio (94.3 fm) tomorrow, Wednesday, October 15 at 4.30pm EST. You can also call in to ask her questions as the Queen or just get to know her +1(973) 457.8000


Queen Nasiphi Sobahle Special Guest at the reception for South Africa President

On September 25th, 2014, The South African Consulate General in New York, Imbizo Host Committee and Senator Bill Perkins hosted the event “ Moving South African forward the Diaspora role” in Harlem for His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at… Adam Powell State Office Building.

Miss Africa Tri State 2014; Queen Nasiphi Sobahle was a Special Guest at the event.
It was a night of nice hors d’oeuvre, good music, and indeed bridging the gap between the Government officials and the South Africans in Diaspora via questions and answers.

God bless the Republic of South Africa, Africa as a whole, and the USA!!!


MATS 2014 – 1st Runner Up was a Special Guest at the Miss Kenya USA

Miss Africa Tri State 2014 1st Runner Up – Aminata Kamara was a Special Guest at the Miss Kenya USA Pageant on Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at the Holiday Inn, Totowa New Jersey.

She did the honor of crowning the new Queen and the other winners. It was a memorable event.

From all of us at MATS, we CONGRATULATE the new Queen and the Miss Kenya Team on a successful event


Celebrate South African Women’s Month Fundraiser Cookout

On Saturday August 16th, MATS 2014 Queen Nasiphi hosted the Cookout for a good cause. Special thanks to everyone that made it a success!  All funds raised would be used to support the elementary school ” Power of love” in South Africa.


MATS Queen 2013 and 1st Runner Up at the African in Diaspora Festival in NJ

MATS 1st Runner Up; Miss Priscilla Twumasi and MATS Queen Zoubaidatou Sylla were Special Guests of Honor at the just concluded 5th Annual African’s in Diaspora in Newark NJ on September 8th, 2013. It was a beautiful event with lots of activ…ities to connect Africans with non Africans. Also in attendance was the South African Consulate General George Monyemangene who accepted the City honorary recognition on behalf of Nelson Mandela.


M.A.T.S Queen at the 6th Annual ACANA African Festival in PA

Miss Africa Tri State Zoubaidatou Sylla graced the 6th annual ACANA African Festival event in PA. The event was held on Saturday, August 3rd 2013 at the Great Plaza Penn’s Landing Ph…iladelphia.

The African Cultural Alliance of North America Inc. (ACANA), is an agency founded on a mission to provide cultural sensitive social services, cultural programs, economic and workforce development programs, community engagement and development programs and other services targeting mainly African and Caribbean immigrants in the United States. The organization works closely with the City of Philadelphia and the State to bring the African Culture out to a bigger audience. Making this possible is the head Mr Voffee Jababteh, City Council representative Council Woman Janine Blackwell, who serves on the agency’s advisory board along with State Senator Anthony Williams and State Representative Ronald G. Waters.

Miss Africa Tri State Zoubaidatou Sylla was a Special Guest at the event. In her address, she talked about the importance of not just having outward beauty but also brains and being able to touch other people’s lives, she talked about her platform and what she hopes to accomplish as the current MATS. She also advised and called for unity amongst Africans in diaspora.

It was a wonderful event with lots of outdoor activities, food & drinks, some of the hottest musicians performed and most importantly the display of the rich African Culture to the larger world was imminent.


MATS at the NAFCA Awards in Washington DC

Miss Africa Tri State Queen Zoubaidatou Sylla was a Special Guest at the just concluded successful African Oscar Awards (NAFCA) in Washington DC. A lot of African Actors and Celebrities were in attendance to add cream to the event. Attached are some pictures taken at the after party !!!


City of Newark honors MATS

Special thanks to everyone that has ever contributed to the effort of MATS over the years – From the supporters, sponsors, partners, and the beautiful contestants … our goal is to empower and encourage young African females in the Tri State… area of the USA on the importance of using their power, voice, and newly acquired status as queen to advocate and support humanitarian causes as goodwill ambassadors in the USA and in Africa. MATS is grateful to the African Commission Office of Mayor Cory Booker for this recognition. This is a team effort, and we share it with you all !!!