ANN7 hands out award to the South African of the year

2014-09-09 08:48

Johannesburg – ANN7 South African celebrated their one year anniversary this weekend.

The much-anticipated ANN7 South African Of The Year Awards was held at the Sandton Convention Centre and broadcasted across the continent.

The star-studded event was attended by the who’s who from sports, entertainment, politics and business. They included Basetsana Khumalo, Advocate George Bizos, Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni and Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss who were present at the event to celebrate the achievements and contributions of extraordinary South Africans.

The night opened with electric performances from Ella Henderson and later Nicole Scherzinger.

They were followed by splendid performances by South Africa’s top performers Lira, Zahara, Mafikizolo and Mi Casa.

Social media went abuzz from the time the broadcast went live and in no time #SATY2014 was trending nationally and internationally till the early hours of Sunday.

Here are all the winners:

South African of the year
Advocate Thuli Madonsela

Trendsetting celebrity of the year

Business person of the year
Patrice Motsepe

Young South African of the year
Sandile Kubheka

Campaign of the year
67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela

Sports Person of the year
Hashim Amla

Spirit Of Humanity
John Pearlman Dreamfields Project

Lifetime Achievement award recipients
Andrew Mlangeni, Richard Maponya, Advocate George Bizos, Mama Gertrude Shope and Sophia Williams-De Bruyn
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