Nande Mabala home welcome

Nande Mabala home welcome. image via Instagram @nande_mabala

Legendary: Miss SA 2nd runner-up Nande Mabala’s home welcome goes viral [video]

Miss South Africa 2nd runner-up Nande Mabala’s home welcome left some fans in tears while some praised her on Instagram.

Nande Mabala home welcome

Nande Mabala home welcome. image via Instagram @nande_mabala

Miss SA runner-up Nande Mabala shared a video of her home welcome, and fans loved it.

Nande made history and found herself among the trending names on social media.

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She had an achievement that many ladies in South Africa can only dream of.

When she returned home, fans could not hide their appreciation for her.

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They came in their numbers, celebrating the pride she gave them, a lady from the hood.

The celebrations lasted days as she shared a video of her first week back home.

Nande Mabala home welcome
Nande Mabala. image via Instagram @nande_mabala


Explaining her first week in her hometown, Nande detailed how she enjoyed it.

It has been a week since I went home! Magical is the word to describe my homecoming. All I wanted was to inspire children from my community to dream and to know that they can cultivate the life of their dreams. One thing you cannot deny is the impact!” she said.

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“I just can’t thank the @official_misssa organization enough for giving me a chance and the platform to do exactly this, put a smile on the faces of my people. To see their faces light up and get them to dream again. 😍🥺 Here’s a video of how my week went!” she finished.


After Nande Mabala shared a video of her home welcome on Instagram, many South Africans praised it.

“You deserved the win baby no matter what🙌 may this be opening of many many doors 💫✨ a Zwelethemba babe kesana 💐”

“I am so proud of you ❤️ this will go a long way in those little hearts. They will carry your experience with them every step of their way.”

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“You are soooo beautiful Mamfene 🥹. This is only the beginning for you ❤️🫵🏾”

“I literally cried watching this 😭🥹 you’ve done us soooo proud ❤️”

“No one has ever been received like this (with or without a crown)… U are a Queen and your people are proud of your how far u have come and the journey ahead… U are a voice for many and I wish @official_misssa will continue to support u and recognise the impact u have in SA… Don’t stop, keep flying the flag high…”