JOHANNESBURG - Shudufhadzo Musida has been crowned Miss South Africa 2020. She will now compete in the next edition of Miss Universe pageant to be held sometime during the early first quarter of 2021.
The 24-year-old from Limpopo beat 15 other contestants from across the country to scoop the prestigious crown. Musida walks away with a lucrative R3-million prize package.
Runners-up include Thato Mosehle from North West Province is second place and will compete in Miss World 2021. And 22-year-old Natasha Joubert from Gauteng is third place and will compete in Miss Supranational 2021.
The pageant, which took place at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, was hosted by actress Nomzambo Mbatha, and judged by Kim Engelbrecht, current Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, Anele Mdoda, Peggy-Sue Khumalo and Leandie Durant.
The show took on an usual format with mostly pre-recorded photo shoots and just a few live stage appearances.