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ANN7 hosts South African of the Year awards



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



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