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Twitter calls for a diverse Miss South Africa

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 27 March 2017

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Yesterday, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters got crowned Miss South Africa 2017. Among the congratulatory messages on Twitter, some tweeps were disgruntled about the lack of diversity within the pageant. Some even questioned the importance of beauty pageants in 2017.

Below are some tweets that caught our eye.


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Also, the second princess Boipelo Mabe’s answer to the question “What fear did you have to overcome to be here?”, saw her trending when she responded with “To overcome generational poverty” an answer that seemed to resonate with other young people who were watching.
Watch the video below.

What are your thoughts on the Miss South Africa? Let us know in the comments section below.

Holding image via Miss South Africa Facebook page