Friday, 30 October 2015

Refilwe Fifi Mthimunye is Miss Universe South Africa 2015

Refilwe Fifi Mthimunye who finished 1RU at Miss South Africa 2015 will be representing South Africa at Miss Universe 2015 pageant which will take place on 20th December 2015 at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas,USA. Usually the winner of Miss South Africa represents the country at both Miss World and Miss Universe pageant. But this year Miss World and Miss Universe will take place simultaneously on 19th and 20th Dec, this has prompt the Miss South Africa Organization to send another delegate to Miss Universe pageant.  Refilwe succeeds Ziphozakhe Zokufa as Miss Universe South Africa.

Though an official announcement has not been made by the Miss SA org as at today but report of the appointment was sent to TPGC by an insider.

Refilwe is 23 years old from Bronkhorstspruit in Tshwane. She is a third year law student at the University of South Africa.  Refilwe is working as a model with Alushi Models Management.  Her mother works with South African Police Services as a commissioner.  Refilwe enjoys singing with her sisters and loves to playing action netball with her friends; she also enjoys basketball and soccer.  She was crowned second princess at the 2013 edition of Miss Sundown and 2012 edition of Miss Varsity College, Pretoria

Miss Universe 1978 Margaret Gardiner became the first and only  Miss Universe from South Africa. The African powerhouse has produced remarkable beauties at the Miss Universe stage SOuth Africa has one first runner up crown courtesy of Leticia “Tisha” Snyman (1984),Cindy Nell was crowned second runner up at Miss Universe 2003. Nicolette Caras (1960) and Vanessa Do Ceu Carreira (2002) both won third runner up crown in their respective years. Besides these placement South Africa has placed twelve times in the history of the pageant.South Africa debuted at Miss Universe in the year 1952.

Credit: TPGC, Refilwe Mthimunye Instagram Photos

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