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Miss SA to represent South Africa in Israel despite travel and government pulling out

Southern African countries have been banned by countries over seas because of the new covid 19 variant. Israel is amongst those countries that have banned South Africa. However with the upcoming Miss Universe pageant taking place in Israel there were questions on how will the reigning Miss South Africa get to Israel. Probably this was because for numerous weeks now Miss South Africa has been asked to boycott host country Israel. People who are against South Africa being represented in Israel argued that this was a sign that Lalela shouldn't participate in the pageant.

Despite that Lalela's Instagram post suggest that she is already in Israel. Probably she traveled before the travel ban. In the post she indicated that she stands as an empowered woman because of so many that came before her and the ones that are yet to come.

However her statement raises so many eyebrows as it seems she's only representing only a selected number of women. How about the women of Palestine who have been silenced. Probably Miss SA will also shed light for those women too.

The government of South Africa pulled out on supporting Miss SA. So which Flag will she be drapped in as her governance does not support her participation. Miss SA going to Israel is her own individual choice and not recognised by the South African government. Probably we will have to watch the show to see who is exactly Miss Lalela representing.

However Miss SA should be applauded for remaining focus on her dreams and goals. She didn't let anything get in her way or cause her to be an under achiever. South Africa has always participated on the Miss Universe pageant regardless of the host. Lalela Mswane will be remembered as the Miss South Africa that chose to follow her heart. With so many people not wanting her to participate however there are still many who want her to participate. Good luck to Miss Lalela the reigning Miss South Africa.

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