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Meet the Top 30 Crown Hopefuls of Miss South Africa 2024

In the heart of South Africa’s cultural and social tapestry, the Miss South Africa competition stands as a beacon of empowerment and inspiration. This year, the competition has brought forth an exceptional group of young women, each with a compelling story and a strong commitment to making a difference. From educators to entrepreneurs, models to medical students, these contestants embody resilience, passion, and a drive to effect positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we introduce you to the Top 30 contestants who are vying for the coveted title of Miss South Africa 2024.

Here are some of the remarkable contestants vying for the crown this year:

Andrea Morrison (25)
From Durban, KZN, Andrea is a high school English teacher with a passion for promoting equality in South African schools.

Chidimma Adetshina (23)
Hailing from Soweto, Gauteng, Chidimma is a model, netball player, and law student advocating against gender-based violence.

Danae Kukard (24)
Based in East London, Danae is a teacher dedicated to empowering youth through mentorship, education, culture, and sport.

Demoivre Bjalane (26)
From Monsterlus, Limpopo, Demoivre is a media practitioner and founder of the Nfoundation, inspiring positive change.

Denechia Lowings (24)
A resident of Centurion, Gauteng, Denechia is driven to inspire change and empower individuals to overcome challenges.

Felicia Bajomo (27)
Originally from Shayandima, Limpopo, Felicia is pursuing a Master’s in Public Health and advocates for breaking barriers in health education.

Janeke van Tonder (23)
Born in the Free State, Janeke works in media monitoring and advocates for smallholder farms’ impact on the economy.

Johaneske Pelzer (23)
From Potchefstroom, North West, Johaneske is a photographer passionate about fashion retail and community impact.

Kayla Wagg (22)
A business owner and digital marketing student from Johannesburg, Kayla values family and community support.

Kaylan Zeelie (21)
Originally from Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, Kaylan studies law in Bloemfontein, prioritizing kindness and empathy.

Kebalepile Ramafoko (25)
From Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, Kebalepile is a psychology graduate passionate about sports and youth empowerment.

Kirsten Khan (26)
A model from Johannesburg, Kirsten advocates for mental health awareness and youth empowerment.

Layla Zoubair (29)
From Kempton Park, Gauteng, Layla embraces life’s adventures and personal growth through exploration.

Lebohang Khoza (27)
An educator and performer from Maritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebohang integrates performing arts into education.

Lethaukuthula Maseko (24)
Known as the “Diamond From Daveyton,” Lethaukuthula inspires resilience and empowerment from her background.

Madri van Jaarsveld (27)
From Boksburg, Gauteng, Madri is committed to community service and continues her mother’s legacy.

Mia le Roux (28)
Born in Sasolburg, Free State, Mia is a marketing manager and model advocating for inclusivity and breaking barriers.

Naledi Matlakala (24)
From Midrand, Gauteng, Naledi combines law and psychology to empower communities through information and resources.

Nobuhle Langa (26)
An audit trainee from Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, Nobuhle promotes societal contribution and leadership.

Nokulunga Zungu (29)
From Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, Nokulunga advocates for education and investment in South African creatives.

Nolene Spinks (23)
Representing Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, Nolene is a Montessori teacher and aspiring musician promoting bold living.

Nompumelelo Maduna (28)
A marketer and saxophonist from Soweto, Nompumelelo aims to inspire through music and community engagement.

Onalenna Constantin (26)
From Potchefstroom, North West, Onalenna is a model, law student, and entrepreneur advocating for social justice.

Ontshiametse Tlhopane (23)
An aspiring model from Soweto, Ontshiametse founded #SafeHere to impact children’s lives positively.

Palesa Lombard (25)
From Waverley, Johannesburg, Palesa balances medical studies with artistic pursuits and community engagement.

Reinette Potgieter (26)
A teacher from Trichardt, Mpumalanga, Reinette embodies grace and poise, inspiring youth leadership.

Shané Maloney (20)
From Woodhill, Pretoria, Shané is a student and photographer passionate about mental health and education.

Sherry Wang (29)
An HR manager from Sunninghill, Sandton, Sherry bridges gaps between opportunity and circumstance.

Sinenhlanhla Mthethwa (23)
A model and entrepreneur from Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, Sinenhlanhla promotes entrepreneurship and empowerment.

Taahira Katz (25)
From Nancefield, Johannesburg, Taahira is a social science graduate and international model advocating for mental health.


Vote for Your Favorite!

Support your favorite contestant by voting on the Miss South Africa App. The Top 10 finalists will be announced soon, and you can follow their journey on the reality TV show Crown Chasers starting June 29 on SABC3.

Download the app for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play store and cast your vote by May 29 at 18:00 to see who makes it to the next round!

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