Ashanti Mbanga was crowned Miss Earth South Africa 2013 at the conclusion of the Miss Earth South Africa Gala Night Celebration held at Montecasino’s Ballroom on August 18th, 2013. The 24-year-old Johannesburg native will represent South Africa in the upcoming Miss Earth 2013 beauty contest, scheduled for November at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Philippines.
Ashanti Mbanga was crowned Miss Earth South Africa 2013
Miss Earth South Africa 2013 Ashanti Mbanga (C) will compete in Miss Earth 2013 pageant
Ashanti is on her final year as Transport Economics student at the University of Johannesburg. She was described by the official Miss Earth South Africa website as someone who loves the idea of living surrounded by trees, as she does in Johannesburg’s leafy suburb of Hurtshill.
Ashanti Mbanga‘s court includes: Miss Earth S.A. Air Erin Roche, Miss Earth SA Water Thobile Mchunu and Miss Earth SA Fire Katryn Barwise.
The first runner-up: Miss Earth S.A. Air Erin Roche
The second runner-up: Miss Earth SA Water Thobile Mchunu
The third runner-up: Miss Earth SA Fire Katryn Barwise