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WATCH: Meet your new Miss South Africa 2019

2019-08-09 17:03
Zozibini Tunzi
Zozibini Tunzi (Photo: Supplied)

Cape Town - Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss South Africa 2019

25-year-old Zozibini from Cape Town walks away with the title as well as R3-million in prize money and sponsorships deals.

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The runner-up, Sasha-Lee Olivier,  takes home R250 000 in cash, and all 16 finalists receive R25 000.

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Zozibini's role models are her parents and she has three sisters, who she counts as her best friends. 

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UPDATE:

1. Zozibini Tunzi

2. Kgothatso Dithebe 

3. Sasha-Lee Olivier

4. Eloïse van der Westhuizen 

5. Nompumelelo Maduna 

UPDATE

17:29

The top 10 have been announced, and here they are:

1. Chuma Matsaluka 

2. Sasha-Lee Olivier 

3. Zozibini Tunzi

4. Kgothatso Dithebe 

5. Eloïse van der Westhuizen 

6. Loren Leigh Jenneker 

7. Nompumelelo Maduna

8. Danielle Wallace

9. Sibabalwe (Siba) Gcilitshana 

10. Errin Brits 

ICYMI: PICS: Our favourite Miss South Africa 2019 red carpet moments


There's close to R3-million in prize money and sponsorships up for grabs, with the winner walking away with R1-million in cash as well as other fabulous prizes. 

The runner-up takes home R250 000 in cash, and all 16 finalists receive R25 000.

ALSO READ: Meet the top 16 in the running to take the coveted crown

The brand-new Miss South Africa crown has been named Ubuhle Bethungo Lenkosazana, which means "beauty of the rainbow" in isiZulu and will be worn by this year's winner. 

Buhle was created by American Swiss in collaboration with world-renowned jewellery designer Johan Louw of Uwe Koetter jewellers. 

It weighs more than half a kilogram and is studded with 2 586 sparkling zirconia stones.