The pageant, which is its 68th year, will be held in Sanya, China, where Miss World South Africa, Thulisa Keyi, will be competing against contestants from all over the world to win the coveted crown.

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Currently a favourite in the pageant, Thulisa is a joint winner in the Designers of the World portion of the competition and placed 5th overall in the Miss World Top Model showcase.

The pageant will take place on Saturday, 8 December, and will broadcast live on SABC3 (DStv channel 193) from 1pm-3pm.

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