PHOTO | Zozibini Tunzi is back in SA: 'Being home will always be restoration of the soul'

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  • Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi is back in South Africa.
  • Sharing a photo on Instagram, she said that her visit would be "for a very short while".
  • In February, Zozibini returned to South Africa for the first time after being crowned Miss Universe, for a week-long homecoming tour.
  • "I've always known that my reign would be unique in some way," Zozibini previously told Channel24.


Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi is back in her hometown, Sidwadweni, Tsolo in the Eastern Cape. 

Sharing a photo on Instagram, she said that her visit would be "for a very short while," adding: "being home will always be restoration of the soul."

Zozibini's return has been met with excitement from her followers, including Somizi Mhlongo, Nandi Madida, Nomzamo Mbatha, Cassper Nyovest and Thapelo Mokoena. 

Somizi, who has always expressed his love and admiration for Zozi, as she is affectionately known, commented on the post, writing: "I wanna come visit." To which she replied: "You're always welcome." 

In February, Zozibini returned to South Africa for the first time after being crowned Miss Universe, for a week-long homecoming tour, which included stops in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Tsolo.

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Speaking to Channel24 in May, Zozibini opened up about executing her reign during the global pandemic and how she was coping with social distancing in New York. (read the full story here)

"I've always known that my reign would be unique in some way. I've always been someone who is able to improvise and live in the moment," she told Channel24.

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