South Africans Doing Great Things

Mpho Botha - making pageantry meaningful

Fifteen year old Mpho Botha wants people to recognise the more meaningful aspects of pageantry, and is intent on making a positive contribution to his community.

Botha, a Grade 10 pupil at Welkom-Gimnasium High School, was crowned Mr Teen World in Turkey on 14 May.

A South African doing great things, Botha spoke to #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlungu and Wasanga Mehana about his achievements.

Listen to the conversation below:


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