Lalela Mswane on winning Miss SA: 'I don’t think I’ve grasped what happened yet'

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Lalela Mswane says it will take her a while to refer to herself as Miss SA. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)
Lalela Mswane says it will take her a while to refer to herself as Miss SA. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

The floor of her hotel suite is strewn with pink and gold balloons and in the lounge a large blow-up sign proclaims “Congrats”.

It’s the morning after the life-changing event but even though she’s only had about three hours’ sleep, new Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane looks fresh as a daisy and every inch the beauty queen.

To her friends and loved ones it wasn’t much of a surprise that she won and yet Lalela tells us she was stunned when her name was called out. 

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