Zozibini Tunzi marks last day as longest reigning Miss Universe

Zozi – as she is affectionately known – became the third South African to win the title and this year, Miss Universe South Africa Natasha Joubert is hoping to become the fourth.

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi returns to Johannesburg to continue her homecoming tour. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Sunday marks the last day of Zozibini Tunzi's reign as Miss Universe as she will be handing over her title to this year's winner of the 69th edition of the pageant taking place on 17 May 2021.

Zozi – as she is affectionately known – became the third South African to win the title and this year, Miss Universe South Africa Natasha Joubert is hoping to become the fourth.

Tunzi held the title for more than a year after the pageant was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, 73 beauty queens from around the globe will compete for the title of miss universe 2020 in Hollywood.

The pageant will air on local screens on Monday from 2 am.

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