Rumbi Zindi: Constitution Hill

  Miss Earth South Africa: Constitution Hill Constitution Hill is where the Old Fort Prison complex is. This is where the detention center for political dissidents, those deemed anti-establishment and those who simply violated the apartheid pass law of the time where held. FACT: both Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi [...]

Rumbi Zindi- Liliesleaf Farm

The Mandela Journey reminded us all why we continue to do what we do in our communities. We forget that our hero's continued to fight for hope and freedom when them themselves had no idea what it was to be free! Liliesleaf Farm was where some prominent leaders were sheltered [...]

Rumbi Zindi: Mandela Day

MANDELA DAY: Lulama Primary school in Soweto now looks extremely student friendly and well improved. The Miss Earth South Africa Team has been working really hard to make Lulama a school of continuous hope! Lulama means humbled and indeed we have all been truly humbled and appreciative of how privileged we are [...]

Maxine Caruth: Cherished memories

Where do I begin? Miss Earth South Africa finalist week has been nothing short of phenomenal,  from day one to the very end! I began my trip with a flight from sunny KZN, only to arrive to a gusty breeze of 4 degree weather in Johannesburg, which remained it's stay [...]

Andrea von Gunten: Conservation in the City – Urban Caracal Project Event

Laduma, Savannah, Fire-Lily, Jasper, Ratel, West, Marine and Oryx - These are Cape Town’s hottest new celebrities and they are taking the Peninsula by storm! An exciting new project has landed in Cape Town and is taking the conservation world to a whole other level. The Urban Caracal Project aims [...]

Roberta Ndlovu : Mandela Day -Feel the Magic

      Being a part of the Miss Earth Mandela Day activities was a beautiful experience. I took so much from the couple of weeks leading to Mandela Day, and the actual Day. I grew so much as an individual and I appreaciate the fruit of team work. One [...]

Andrea von Gunten: When you connect with the right people – Meeting Councillor Gerhad Fourie

After getting so close to meeting the Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille,  a few weeks ago, a meeting that took us a little more than 2 months to arrange, only to have our meeting postponed due to a bomb scare 5 minutes before entering the Mayor’s Office! Can [...]

Andrea von Gunten: #24Things4Madiba Event with Media24 and the Nal’iBali Reading Club

On the 9th July 2015, myself and fellow Miss Earth South Africa Regional Finalist, Denicke Cronje, were invited to join many other well-known celebs in reading stories to a group of children from Nal’iBali at Media24’s #24Things4Madiba Event in Cape Town. Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) is a national [...]

Carla Viktor: Mandela Day preparations with Lulama Primary – Day 1

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The Miss Earth South Africa ladies arrived at Lulama Primary in Soweto excited for our first day of Mandela Day preparations , and even though it was already school holiday, we were greeted by the Lulama learners waiting to help us! We quickly divided into teams and set [...]

Andrea von Gunten: Rock Girls visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in partnership with the Cape Leopard Trust and Miss Earth South Africa

On the 6th July 2015, the Rock Girls visited Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens as part of the holiday programme presented by the Cape Leopard Trust. Rock Girl is a grassroots movement to inspire, encourage, and invest in girl-initiated and girl-focused projects in the private and public sectors. This amazing organization connects [...]

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