Thespian Connie Ferguson and radio personality Anele Mdoda
Anele will be joined by former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray, model Thando Hopa and actress Connie Ferguson.
Bonang Matheba will host the event, to be held at Time Square in Pretoria on Friday. It will be televised live and simulcast on M-Net and Mzansi Magic.
Connie explains the attributes she’s set to look out for.
“Someone who is beautiful from the inside out, doesn’t take themselves too seriously, is personable, healthy and loves life! A great communicator – seeing as should they win, they would not only represent themselves but South Africa as a whole. Someone who understands the history of South Africa, and appreciates and understands the diversity of our nation,” she explained.
Anele, who returns to the pageant for the third time as a judge, said she would approach things differently this time. “I have grown … I have become a mom, so that also not only makes me be more nurturing, but also more focused for the task at hand,” she said.