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Basetsana Khumalo joins Miss SA judging panel

By Faeza
23 February 2016

Basetsana Khumalo

The former beauty queen joins three other judges; actress Sophie Ndaba, poet and entrepreneur Kojo Baffoe, and designer Casper Bosman

Twelve contestants will be chosen and then judged according to certain criteria by the four judges. The tough criteria includes leadership qualities, communication skills, beauty and talent, physical fitness, and a dedication to community service.

Confirming her new role as pageant judge, Basetsana said in a statement that being Miss SA doesn't just mean that you are a pretty 'lady'.

"Miss South Africa is an incredible platform for any young woman and can change her career path. I am living testament of that and will be bringing my personal experience of what it is like to be on that stage, nerves and all!" she said.

"Miss South Africa is not just about strutting your stuff on stage for the night and then doing nothing beyond that.

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