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Meet the Miss SA 2022 top 30 finalists

Chuma Matsaluka is entering Miss SA for the second time. She was part of the class of 2019.

Chuma Matsaluka is entering Miss SA for the second time. She was part of the class of 2019.

Published May 17, 2022


The cat is out of the bag: the Miss South Africa 2022 top 30 finalists have been revealed and there are some familiar faces, including Chuma Matsaluka, Bianca Bezuidenhout and Lehlogonolo Machaba.

On Monday evening, the Miss SA organisation announced the names of the 30 ladies who are hoping to be the next one on the throne.

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The 30 hopefuls are an impressive and diverse group. Gauteng is leading the pack with 13 contestants, followed by Western Cape with five. KwaZulu-Natal has four, Free State two. Meanwhile, North West has two and Limpopo one.

Gauteng contestants

Anarzade Omar, 23

Itumeleng Parage, 22

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Lebogang Mahlangu, 26

Misqah Snyders, 26

Mphoentle Plaatjie, 25

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Naledi Matabane, 26

Nompumelelo Mampholo, 26

Nthabiseng Kgasi, 26

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Pearl Ntshehi, 25

Shevon Periera, 25

Tlotlo Mabiletsa, 27

Zoey Seboe, 22

Boniswa Mapisa, 27

Tamsyn Jack, 25

Luvé Meyer, 25

Chuma Matsaluka, 24

Bianca Bezuidenhout, 23

Eastern Cape contestants

Ayanda Tloti, 24

Bethany Damonse, 24

Thulani Ndzotyana, 24

Ayanda Thabethe, 22

Lisanne Lazarus, 26

Luyanda Zuma, 20

Free State contestants

Stacy Gossayn, 25

Fortunate Mabeleng, 25

Lehlogonolo Machaba, 25

Keaoleboga Nkashe, 26

Limpopo contestant

Ndavi Nokeri, 23

There is still a long road ahead that these ladies have to walk. They now have a task to impress this year’s Top 30 judges. The judges are Liesl Laurie, Tracey-Lee Lusty Horwitz, Khosi Nkosi, Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa, Simoné Nortmann and Thando Thabethe.

The list will be narrowed to the top 10, which will be announced on June 13, to compete for the Miss SA crown.

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