The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
In the photos, the ladies are draped in beautiful cream and gold coloured dresses with a nude backdrop that allowed their skin tones to pop.
If you were not able to see Zozibini Tunzi during her homecoming tour, you might get a second chance very soon.
A leather-clad Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi took to the streets of New York for a super cool video shoot.
Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi shared a heart-warming video of dozens of fans who came to meet her during her homecoming tour.
During the Cape Town leg of her nationwide homecoming tour, Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi thrilled crowds in the streets of the Mother City.
Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi is back on home soil for the first time since being crowned Miss Universe.
The streets of Johannesburg came alive when Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, made her way through town on an open double-decker bus.
Crowds lined the streets when Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, returned to the school she credits with her success, Canaan Academy in Dutywa, Eastern Cape.
"They got me. That painting is beautiful and I love that they put me in traditional garb – a brightly coloured Xhosa bead necklace and a beaded headscarf."
Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi was met with singing and loud cheers when she arrived in South Africa.
The beauty queen, whose job includes jet-setting around the globe, has put her travels on hold.
Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi stopped by the CBS Pittsburgh studios to chat about her reign and share a special message with the youth.
While Zozibini prepares for her year-long reign and we anticipate the crowning of South Africa's next Miss Universe candidate - we take a look at some interesting facts about the global pageant.
Speaking to Channel24, Zozibini, who was in South Africa for her homecoming tour, told us about her plans for the year ahead, and what life has been like as the queen of the universe.
In a clip shared online, President Ramaphosa is seen joking with Zozibini Tunzi, later adding that he watched her Miss Universe crowning.
Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi was among President Cyril Ramaphosa's guests at the 2020 State of the Nation Address.
On the back of Zozibini Tunzi's homecoming tour of the Eastern Cape, Miss Universe 2019 will arrive in Johannesburg and Cape Town later this week.
Zozibini Tunzi had an emotional reunion with her family when she returned to her hometown for the first time since being crowned Miss Universe 2019.
Zozibini Tunzi has arrived in her hometown in the Eastern Cape to a warm welcome from fans.
South African Airways says they were "honoured" and are "bursting with pride" at the fact that they were given the opportunity to fly Zozi home.
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