- Limpopo born Shudufhadzo Musida was crowned Miss South Africa 2020 in Cape Town last night after a successful campaign in her bid for the title
- She walks away with an astounding package of prizes worth R3 million
- Musida is loved for her passion when it comes to mental health. She firmly wants to help the country destigmatise mental illnesses
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The annual Miss South Africa pageant took place last night in Cape Town and Limpopo's Shudufhadzo Musida was crowned the winner of the competition. The 24-year-old from Limpopo went up against 15 other contestants to get the title of Miss SA 2020.
Shudufhadzo walks away with an astounding R3 million package in prizes. She hails from a village in Limpopo, called Vhangani Village which is outside Vuwani. She holds a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Pretoria. She also beefing up her qualifications by studying towards a BA Honours International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Shudufhadzo took to social media after her astounding win.
She wrote to her followers: "And just like that, a life has been changed forever. I carry with me the women that came before me so that tonight could be. May this year be one of purpose and change. My beloved South Africa, Ndo livhuwa."
Shudufhadzo was quickly a hit with fans, especially on social media during her journey to being crowned Miss South Africa. Many predicted that she would win the competition, which she ultimately did last night.
She is admired for her bold looks, as she works her looks with her shaved hair. She is the first Venda woman to take home the title. Musida is passionate about education and mental health. She firmly believes that the country has a responsibility to destigmatise mental illness.
Congratulations to our new Miss South Africa!
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