Cynthia Shange (uDeliwe) was the first black woman to represent SA in miss world in 1972
Cynthia Shange (uDeliwe) was the first black woman to represent SA in miss world in 1972.: The idea of Expo is great one that will take people away from all the grumbling and crying that is going on in South Africa at the moment. Those were the words of former Miss South Africa, TV and movie actress, Cynthia Shange, who will be one of the women manning Expo information stand. Since making her break into films as Deliwe, the rejected one, many years back, Miss Shange has made many films the most recent of which was in Shaka Zulu as Shaka's fathers's first wife. Miss Shange will also join Expo until October 22 as she returning to Johannesburg today to make another film for TV. At present Miss Shange runs her beauty salon in central Durban. Widely known among TV2 and watchers, Miss Shange had a scare in Lamontville this week when a large group of stone-wielding youngsters mobbed her car. But Miss Shange soon won them over and they went away dreaming of being T stars, she said. Her explanation for this action was that she likes being with people: "I belong in the information centre." She should prove. She comes from Lamontville. Follower Londa Shembe during the chuch faction between the former and A.K. Shembe. She married and had a son, and separated.