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Spotted South African Of The Year Awards
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Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (1)

History was made Saturday night at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg when the ANN7 South African Of The Year Awards were broadcast across the continent. The 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 extra-ordinary South Africans.

The night opened with performances from Ella Henderson and later Nicole Scherzinger. They were followed by Lira, Zahara, Mafikizolo and Mi Casa. Social media went abuzz from the time the broadcast went live as many people criticized the event and in no time #SATY2014 was trending nationally and internationally till the early hours of Sunday. Check out some of the tweets: @Eusebius said “Who’s this South African singing at the #SATY2014 ? Oh wait..” white TV presenter @ursulachikane tweeted “No. This is just not going according to plan. So confusing” and politician ” @FloydShivambu said “To be called South African of the Year by the Guptas + Zuma and their platforms should be worrying. The #SATY2014 drivel is just that.

The SATY2014 winners were:

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 & Sophia Williams-De Bruyn

Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (2) Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Bonang Matheba.Picture: THAPELO MOREBUDI.

Bonang Matheba

Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (4) Zahara

Zahara

Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (5) Lira

Lira

SATY

Boitumelo Boity Thulo

SATY

Yvonee Chaka Chaka

SATY

Penny Lebyane

Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (9) Liezle Ramos

Liezle Ramos

Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (10) Khanyi Mbau with Tebogo Lerole

Khanyi Mbau with Tebogo Lerole

Spotted South African Of The Year Awards (11) Mafikizolo

Mafikizolo

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