Businesswoman and Miss South Africa 1990 Suzette van der Merwe
Media personality Thando Thabethe
The Miss South Africa finale promises to be a spectacular and entertainment-packed show and takes place during Women’s Month. So, where can you watch? Miss SA 2022 will be broadcast live on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) and Mnet (DStv Channel 101). The finale will also be streamed for an international audience on the Miss South Africa app.
Thulisile “Thuli” Madonsela is a South African advocate and professor of law. She has held a chair in social justice at Stellenbosch University since January 2018. Madonsela served as the Public Protector of South Africa from 2009 to 2016.
Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned Miss Universe in December 2021. She took the crown back home to India for the first time in 20 years.
Rolene Strauss was the third South African to wear the Miss World crown. Strauss is a qualified medical doctor. She received her master’s degree in Philosophy and Management Coaching (Cum Laude) at the University of Stellenbosch Business School this year.
Devi Sankaree Govender is an award-winning investigative television journalist. She has spent the past 29 years in the media. Govender started out on radio before moving to print and television. She is an MBA graduate and worked for Carte Blanche for 18 years and gained a reputation for being fearless in highlighting corruption and crime. She now hosts The Devi Show which airs on eTV and eNCA.
Suzette van der Merwe started a successful business career including a role managing Cell C’s women sponsorship properties – after her reign as Miss SA in 1990. This included a five-year headline sponsorship of Miss South Africa from 2014 to 2019.
Thando Thabethe is an actress and radio personality. She is currently host of 94.7 Drive. Thando played leading lady in some of South Africa’s biggest television productions including Housekeepers,How To Ruin Christmas and Reyka.