Honestly, I was pleasantly surprised at their skating skills. Sure, the twist is a mess and the technical difficulty was novice-level. But for a country with limited international skating history and even less pairs, I was pleasantly surprised. Their short program is more fun and shows their personality.
According to Rink Results, Eloise has been competing in South African Nationals since 2013. So at least it's a decent claim to South African-ness.