Felicia Bajomo from Shayandima in Vhembe and Demoivre ‘Nolo Dee’ Bjalane from Monsterlus, Sekhukhune are the two contestants from Limpopo who have made it into the Miss South Africa 2024 Top 30. 

The search for the new queen who will follow in the footsteps of the current Miss South Africa, Natasha Joubert has begun. The Miss South Africa pageant is set to take place in August.

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The women competing come from eight of South Africa’s nine provinces. Gauteng leads the field with 14 contestants. KwaZulu-Natal has four; the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga have three each. Limpopo and North West field two each, while Free State and Western Cape have one.

WHO IS FELICIA BAJOMO? 

The 27-year-old [Main Picture] hails from Shayandima in the Vhembe District. She holds a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Cape Town. A Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health from the University of Pretoria, and is currently a Master’s in Public Health candidate at the University of North Carolina. Bajomo describes herself as outgoing, resilient, and visionary and encourages young girls and women not to be afraid to break barriers.

WHO IS DEMOIVRE NOLO DEE BJALANE?

The 26-year-old is a media practitioner, model, and MC from Monsterlus in Sekhukhune District. She specialises in brand strategy for individuals and organisations and is the founder of the non-profit Foundation. Nolo Dee has been nominated for the prestigious South African Heroes Award and Emerge Africa Award. She wants to inspire others with her innovative approach and dedication to creating positive change.

Shayandima-born Felicia Bajomo makes it into Miss South Africa Top 30
Demoivre ‘Nolo Dee’ Bjalane

THE REST OF THE MISS SOUTH AFRICA TOP 30 CONTESTANTS CONFIRMED 

Andrea Morrison (25) is from Durban, KZN. 
Chidimma Adetshina (23) from Soweto, Gauteng.
Danae Kukard (24) is from East London, Eastern Cape.
Demoivre (Nolo Dee) Bjalane (26) is from Monsterlus in Limpopo. 
Denechia Lowings (24), from Centurion in Gauteng.
Felicia Bajomo (27) hails from Shayandima, Thohoyandou.
Janeke van Tonder (23) grew up on a farm in the Free State near a small town called Hennenman.
Johaneske Pelzer (23) is from Potchefstroom in the North West.
Kayla Wagg (22) from Johannesburg, Gauteng. 
Kaylan Zeelie (21) is originally from Uitenhage, Eastern Cape.
Kebalepile Ramafoko (25), is from Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. 
Kirsten Khan (26), from Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Layla Zoubair (29) is from Kempton Park in Gauteng.
Lebohang Khoza (27) is from Maritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
Lethaukuthula Maseko (24), from Daveyton.
Madri van Jaarsveld (27), from Boksburg, Gauteng.
Mia le Roux (28) was born in Sasolburg, Free State.
Naledi Matlakala (24), from Midrand in Gauteng.
Nobuhle Langa (26), from Emalahleni in Mpumalanga.
Nokulunga Zungu (29), from Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal.
Nolene Spinks (23) is representing Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape.
Nompumelelo Maduna (28), from Rockville in Soweto.
Onalenna Constantin (26), from Potchefstroom in the North West.
Ontshiametse Tlhopane (23) is an aspiring model from Protea Glen, Soweto. 
Palesa Lombard (25) is from Waverley in Johannesburg.
Reinette Potgieter (26) hails from Trichardt in Mpumalanga.
Shané Maloney (20) comes from Woodhill in Pretoria.
Sherry Wang (29), from Sunninghill in Sandton.
Sinenhlanhla Mthethwa (23) is a model and entrepreneur from Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal.
Taahira Katz (25) is from Nancefield in Johannesburg.