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Miss South Africa 2017 Semi-finalists revealed

Friday, 14 October 2016

The Top 26 Miss South Africa semi-finalists – who are vying for the title of Miss South Africa 2017 – have been revealed. They attended the CEO Awards event last night where Cell C employees had the opportunity to meet them.

The semi-finalists come from six of the country’s nine provinces: fourteen are from Gauteng, six from the Western Cape, three from Kwa-Zulu Natal and one each from the Eastern Cape, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.  In Gauteng they come from Alexandra, Soweto, Johannesburg, Lenasia, Pretoria, Springs, Benoni and Krugersdorp and in the Western Cape semi-finalists hail from Cape Town, Herold’s Bay, Atlantis and Sedgefield. Kwa-Zulu Natal contestants come from Durban, Mtunzini and Port Shepstone.

They are (in alphabetical order):

  • Adè van Heerden – Herold’s Bay, Western Cape
  • Boipelo Mabe – Alexandra, Gauteng
  • Callie-Jo Bouman – Bellville, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Chante Holloway – Atlantis, Western Cape
  • Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters – Sedgefield, Western Cape
  • Devoney Crossman – Greenstone, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Iman Mkwanazi – Lenasia, Gauteng
  • Jessica Tovey – Randparkridge, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Kayla Malherbe – Mtunzini, Kwa Zulu Natal
  • Keipeile Dintoe – Saulsville, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Lou-Marie Taljaard – Bellville, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Michelle Kruger – Witbank, Mpumalanga
  • Milanie Cilliers – Mokopane, Limpopo
  • Nicole van Niekerk - Môregloed, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Nompumelelo Mampholo – Diepkloof, Soweto, Gauteng
  • Ntombikayise Msimango – Springs, Gauteng
  • Odirile Sepeng – Mabopane, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Olin-Shae de la Cruz – Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Priyeshka Lutchman – Yellowwood Park, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal
  • Saskia Wagner – Honeydew, Gauteng
  • Shané Naidoo – Benoni, Gauteng
  • Shelbe Pretorius – Pinehaven, Krugersdorp, Gauteng
  • Shenai Bridglall - Port Shepstone, Kwa Zulu Natal
  • Tshegofatso Monggae – Dobsonville, Soweto, Gauteng
  • Yuta Raubenheimer – Kameeldrift, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Zozibini Tunzi – East London/Tsolo, Eastern Cape

They will compete for the prestigious title at the Sun City Superbowl on March 26 in an event which will be televised live and simulcast on M-Net and Mzanzi Magic. 

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