Last Thursday folks of Limps attended the much anticipated ??second edition of Sunrise Women Awards 2017 at Tsogo Sun Emnotweni Arena, Mbombela. The event was beautifully hosted by??Nothando Makhushe and Behim Xolo who ensured they left everyone satisfied under their “hands”.
The Women Excellence Award’s objective is to support and recognise ???Mpumalanga Mbokodo???s in various fields. The categories selected ranged from Beauty, Fashion, Media, Sports, Environment, Humanitarian services and Entrepreneurship.
The awards, a brainchild of AB Events Management were designed to bring well-deserved prestige and recognition to those nominated and most deserving. Performances by Princess Indlovukazi, Mpumalanga Got Talent Winners 2017, Ingcindzezi cultural group and Lady V. Winners are as follows:
1. Woman in Photography ??? Carminda Swanepoel.
2. Best Creative Designer ??? Ayanda Mathebula.
3. Best Make Up Artist ??? Thelma Tee.
4. Best Fashion Designer ??? Nonkululeko.
5. Most Stylish and Trendsetter ??? Mash Mokgatle.
6. Best Stylish Fashion Blogger ??? Nozipho Zee.
7. Leading Somatologist ??? Dineo Molefe.
8. Women in mining ??? Fortunate Ngomane.
9. Most Stylish and Social Media Personality Star ??? Prudence Chiloane.
10. Women in Poetry ??? Busie Twala.
11. Role Model of the year ??? Gad Ndlovu.
12. Best Modeling agency ??? Mellow Revamp.
13. Most Accomplished Beauty Queen ??? Melony Naidoo.
14. Humanitarian Awards ??? Lydia.
15. Female DJ of the year ??? DJ Notrix.
16. Best Afropop artist -Princess Indlovukazi.
17. Best Rnb artist – Mandisa Mathebula.
18. Best gospel artist -Bongi Mathlabane.
19. New kid on the block, modeling industry ??? Lulu Shongwe.
20. Women In Sport – Doreen Mdhluli
1. Award of excellence in female grooming – Gugu Nyarenda.
2. Honorary Award as a leading entrepreneur ??? Carol Sanderson.
3. Most accomplished Beauty Queen ??? Ntandoyenkosi Kunene
4. Most Achieved Young Female Leader – MEC Sasekani Manzini
1. Sylvia Nxumalo
2. Thulisile Khoza
3. Bethusile Manila
4. Sipiwe Solomons
Lifetime achievement awards
1. Make Ntfonjane Cynthia Dlamini
2. Gogo Esther Mahlangu
1. Small Business Entrepreneur of the year ??? Antoinette Sithole.
2. Medium Business Entrepreneur of the year ??? Mash Mokgatle.
3. Job creator of the year ??? Thuli Mashaba.
4. Woman in Events ??? Khatija Khan.
5. Overall winner – Leading entrepreneur of the year 2017 – Dineo Molefe.
Now let’s look at the faces that graced the Awards with their presence.
Queen Nombulela Ngomane in gold posing with Lucia Ocham.
From Left, Malefa Ketlele, Prudence Chiloane and Jean Mohlale.
Cloude and Jacques Lombard.
Gospel artist, Pretty Mhlongo.
Winner of best modelling agency of the year, Melody Dlamini.
Ligwala-gwala FM jockey Buhle Ndlovu.
Chief Sizwe Ngomane with Sindi Mamba.
Women in events winner, Khatijah Khan.
Miss Mpumalanga 2017 Geraldine Williams posing with winners of Mpumalanga Got Talent.
Prudence Chiloane wins most stylish ??and trendsetter of the year.
Winner of women in photography, Carmida Swanepoel and partner.
Nozipho Zee, Carmida Swanepoel and Prudence Chiloane.
Behim Xolo and partner.
Best Make-up artist Thelma Tee.
Miss South Africa 2016 Ntandoyenkosi Kunene with Phumzile Manene.
Lucia Ochan, Mash Mokgatle and Tumi from Essays Of Africa.
Billy Brown and Zeeba.