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#MissSA2023: Bonang’s warning to Eskom ahead of Miss SA

Well-known South African media personality and businesswoman, Bonang Matheba, the host of Miss South Africa has warned Eskom and load shedding not to interrupt the pageant finale on Sunday, 13 August.

The TV and radio personality has returned to MC the show after a four-year hiatus.

Bonang Matheba

In a tweet, Mzansi’s media darling Bonang warned the national power utility provider to not disrupt the viewing or production of the Miss SA pageant.

Tagging Eskom, she jokingly tweeted: “Please, hey, it’s Miss South Africa tomorrow”.

Bonang will return to the pageant stage after last hosting te event in 2019. In the years that followed, Nomzamo Mbatha, Anele Mdoda, and Nico Panagio all had a stint at MC’ing the glamorous event.

The Miss SA finale will take place on Sunday, 13 August, at the SunBet Arena in Pretoria. Media mogul Bonang Matheba will host the event, which will be judged by high-profile women like Leandie du Randt, Thuso Mbedu, Devi Sankaree Govender, and Jo-Ann Strauss. Reigning Miss Universe, R’Bonney Nola Gabriel will also be a judge.

Seven finalists are competing for the crown. They are:

  • Anke Rothmann
  • Natasha Joubert
  • Bryoni Govender
  • Homba Mazaleni
  • Melissa Nayimuli
  • Nande Mabala
  • Jordan van der Vyver

The Miss SA Top seven

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Omuhle Gela

Hailing from the vibrant East of Johannesburg, Omuhle Gela’s childhood was a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds. This ignited the spark of her acting passion. From an early age, Gela knew that she was destined for the limelight, whether it be through her acting prowess or her vocal talents. Read More