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ANN7 hosts South African of the Year awards

ANN7

 

ANN7 South African celebrated their one year anniversary this weekend.

 

The much-anticipated ANN7 South African Of The Year Awards was held at the Sandton Convention Centre and broadcasted across the continent.

 

The star-studded event was attended by the who’s who from sports, entertainment, politics and business. They included Basetsana Khumalo, Advocate George Bizos, Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni and Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss who were present at the event to celebrate the achievements and contributions of extraordinary South Africans.

 

The night opened with electric performances from Ella Henderson and later Nicole Scherzinger.

 

They were followed by splendid performances by South Africa’s top performers Lira, Zahara, Mafikizolo and Mi Casa.

 

Social media went abuzz from the time the broadcast went live and in no time #SATY2014 was trending nationally and internationally till the early hours of Sunday.

 

Here are all the winners:

 

South African of the year

Advocate Thuli Madonsela

 

Trendsetting celebrity of the year

Mafikizolo

 

Business person of the year

Patrice Motsepe

 

Young South African of the year

Sandile Kubheka

 

Campaign of the year

67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela

 

Sports Person of the year

Hashim Amla

 

Spirit Of Humanity

John Pearlman Dreamfields Project

 

Lifetime Achievement award recipients

Andrew Mlangeni, Richard Maponya, Advocate George Bizos, Mama Gertrude Shope and Sophia Williams-De Bruyn

 

Article and image source: Channel24