Cell extends Miss SA sponsorship
by TINTSWALO BALOYI
JOHANNESBURG – HEADLINE sponsor, Cell C, has extended its contract with the Miss South Africa until 2017.
The announcement was made as the semi-finalists for the pageant scheduled for March 29 at Sun City.
Cell C’s new three-year-contract with the Miss South Africa Pageant is in line with their Believe Manifesto and on-going strategy to empower women.
“Cell C believes that by supporting initiatives like Miss SA and our Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day, we create opportunities and inspire young South African women and support the development of strong inspirational role models,” said Suzette van der Merwe, Executive: Commercial Communications.
Meanwhile, Sun International revealed 24 semi-finalists who are in line to compete for the Miss South Africa title.
The semi-finalists, who will be vying for the 2015 crown, come from around the country – Gauteng has 11 contenders followed by the Western Cape with nine; Kwa-Zulu Natal with two while the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga each have one entrant.
The ten finalists will be revealed early next year as the build-up to the glittering occasion continues.
The winner will follow in the footsteps of reigning queen, Rolene Strauss, who is in London to compete at The Miss World Pageant on December 14.
– CAJ News
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