Who will make it to Miss South Africa 2020 Top 10?

04 Aug 2020 | Angelique Reyes

Miss South Africa 2020, the 62nd edition of Miss South Africa, will host its annual edition virtually in August where the next delegate to represent South Africa at international pageants will be crowned. South Africa’s performance at the international beauty pageants has been incredible as the divas have always proven their worth in the competition and with their remarkable performances, they have taken home multiple titles, especially in the recent years.

Rebuilt under ‘Face your power, embrace your future’, stunning beauties will compete for the crown and the opportunities to represent South Africa in Miss Universe 2020, Miss Supranational 2020 and Miss World 2020. The Miss South Africa organization will be announcing the names of Top 10 delegates who will move forward in the competition tomorrow, i.e. 5th August 2020.

Here are our Top 10 favourite delegates who we think can make it to the list –

Karishma Ramdev

Karishma is 25-years-old and is a qualified medical doctor working at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital. She wants to use the platform to empower women and is grateful for being a part of the competition. She explains that she is very fortunate to stand beside all the delegates representing strong women in South Africa; women who are ready to make a difference. She is one of the fan favorites for the title and is a very strong contender for the title. She explains she is blessed to have had her family as her support structure during this time as working on the frontline has been stressful 'as we are one of the main COVID hospitals dealing with the Coronavirus'.

Aphelele Mbiyo

Aphelele is 24-years-old holds a BA in Integrated Marketing Communications and loves to host dinners parties as she enjoys bringing people together over good food and says people would be surprised to hear that she plays the trombone. She describes herself as calm, positive and ambitious and wants to equip young girls on their journey to becoming their best selves. She wishes to set up an academy called GIRL GET UP which focuses on building girls in leadership from their mindset, that ultimately influences their actions and changes the trajectory of their lives.

Savannah Schutzler

Savannah is 24-years-old and an actress who graduated with a BA Degree in Drama and Theatre Studies from Stellenbosch University. She then went to AFDA and graduated with honors in live performance. She has also completed a diploma in media makeup and styling. She wants to use the platform of Miss South Africa 2020 to raise awareness regarding mental health and speaking from her own experience, she explained that conquering own’s mind and attitude has helped her a lot in defining herself as a strong, confident, and focused young woman.

Natasha Joubert

Natasha is 22-years-old and is a Public Relations Officer at RFJ Inc. Attorneys and founder and owner of Natalia Jefferys (Pty) Ltd. She aims to do better for the people of her country through her efforts as a beauty queen. She explains that she has learned how to use her voice to add value, to lead by example and will continue to make efforts to do so in every opportunity that comes her way. She describes herself as unwavering, compassionate, ambitious.


Who will make it to Miss South Africa 2020 Top 10?


 Busisiwe Mmotla

Busisiwe is 27-years-old and is a Senior & FET Phase teacher who graduated from the University of Johannesburg in 2017 with a Bachelor of Education degree. She is currently studying towards a Diploma in Personal Training at Trifocus Fitness Academy with the goal of becoming a wellness coach. She is a passionate woman who wishes to focus on the development and upliftment of the community; she is a believer in educating oneself to emancipate minds. She wants to use the platform to create a safe space for the women in her community for conversations that will prioritize all women in South Africa no matter their physical appearance, race, belief and or social background.

Anazarde Omar

Anazarde is 21-years-old and hails from Crown Gardens in Johannesburg. She has a BA Strategic Communication in Marketing from the University of Johannesburg. She desires to win the title as she feels that beauty pageants and especially the Miss South Africa goes beyond by just being a platform for the delegates to represent their respective countries. She feels that with the platform provided to her she can be the catalyst for change in the world or just in her country. She wants to use her voice and power to let the women know that there is nothing more powerful than a woman who is determined and focused towards her goals.

Olin-Shae De La Cruz

Olin is 26-years-old and is in her final year of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Media Operations Management at Boston Media House. She explained that she is grateful for the opportunity she has received as a delegate at Miss South Africa 2020 competition and desires to use her story along with the four pillars of the Miss South Africa organization to build up a South African woman into leaders. The diva co-founded her own marketing company called Swish EP, works as an account manager for a media and advertising company, is a netball coach on weekends with Action Kidz SA and is also a model represented by Pace Model Management.

Chantelle Pretorius

Chantelle is 24-years-old and is a full-time model who spends six to nine months a year working in Europe. Chantelle loves traveling and is also a trained nutritionist. She is also finishing her B. Com Business Management degree through Unisa and completed a diploma in nutrition at The Blackford Centre in the UK. She wishes to meet Natanie¨l because of his sense of humor, his cooking, and the way he is always unapologetically himself if she wins the crown and gets a chance to be the South African queen.

Melissa Nayimuli

Melissa is 24-years-old and works as an account manager for a marketing agency. She has a BA in Motion Picture Medium from AFDA and has majored in television writing. Third time entering Miss South Africa beauty pageant, Melissa wishes to spread awareness and stop the high rate of gender-based violence in South Africa. Her role models are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, because she is not afraid to speak the truth no matter the cost and Ava DuVerney whose commitment to writing stories that challenge the way one sees the world and thinks is inspiring.

Jordan van der Vyver

Jordan is 24-years-old and works as an international model who wants to use the platform of Miss South Africa to empower and build confidence in the women of South Africa to let them know that they are more than they know. Being an international model, Jordan feels that because she has seen the hardships of life from the front row, she can use that to build up their confidence and boost up their moral in order to empower them for their future.