Oprah Winfrey’s moving speech at this year’s Golden Globes awards has people speculating as to whether or not she could run for presidency during the next American elections

This got us thinking, “With South Africa’s own presidential elections coming up next year, do we have any female celebrities who would make strong candidates like Oprah?”

As a matter of fact, we do!

These are the local stars who we’d bank on to run for presidency in 2019:

Anele Mdoda

Anele has already joked about the possibility of her running in 2019, even throwing a light-hearted jab in Cyril Ramaphosa’s direction.

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Minnie Dlamini

Bantu Holomisa wasn’t entirely crazy when he suggested that Minnie Dlamini should run for presidency in 2019. His reasoning was that we’re finally ready for a female president and she should be the one.