Sakina Kamwendo biography, age, family, husband, daughter and photos

Sakina Kamwendo biography, age, family, husband, daughter and photos

Sakina Kamwendo is a fully fledged radio presenter with several awards under her belt. She hosted the AMLive show on SAfm that aired from 6 to 9 am every day of the week except the weekends. Before AMLive, Sakina worked with Metro FM as the host of Metro Fm Talk with Sakina that was voted as the Best News & Actuality Show at the MTN Radio Awards 2013 and 2014. Currently, she is presenting Update at Noon that airs between 12:00 and 13:00 every day of the week except the weekends.

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Sakina is part of the talented SAfm presenters. She began her Radio career at Radio Eldos and advanced gradually to other stations. Her breakthrough came after Talk Radio 702 permitted her to screen calls. Surprisingly, all this time, she still held on to her day job at the math centre. She, however, dropped the job after getting a position at the David O’Sullivan show as a traffic reporter. At 702, she hosted the “graveyard slot,” which led to new opportunities, like PLUS.

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Sakina Kamwendo age

Details about her age will be availed soon. However, according to her twitter handle, Sakina Kamwendo birthday is on the 26th of September.

Sakina Kamwendo education

Sakina went to Stanwest Secondary School for her secondary education. She graduated and secured a chance at the University of Witwatersrand where she did her undergraduate studies.

Sakina Kamwendo family - Sakina Kamwendo husband

Sakina Kamwendo is a mother of four. She has been married for over 20 years with a loving husband. A lot of information about her husband is not available now.

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Sakina Kamwendo daughter

When Sakina lost her daughter, the AMLive in conjunction with staff and management at SABC and SAfm went on social media and expressed their deepest condolences for the famed radio presenter. Their exact words were,

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“Our deepest sympathies to AM Live anchor Sakina Kamwendo who has lost her daughter. The production team of AM Live together with management and staff at SAfm and SABC radio News convey our deepest sympathies to Sakina Kamwendo on the passing of her daughter. Our prayers are with Sakina and her family during this difficult time. We would like to acknowledge our listener's messages of condolences which will be passed to the family. Thank you”

Sakina Kamwendo twitter

In her show, Sakina spoke of the low morale of SABC employees. This led to a public backlash with big named in entertainment and media question the SABC. The public was infuriated when Sakina was cut short, “Censored,” during her final show. Here are some of the tweets:

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SABC responds to the issue

Chris Maroleng, SABC COO, took to Twitter to explain the situation. According to him, the station managers thought it wise to end the show sooner than usual.

The SABC further explained the issue:

Sakina Kamwendo photos

Sakina has gorgeous photos to accompany her social profile. She is well poised and wears a ‘can do’ face whenever she looks into the camera. Even as she smiles, you still see a woman who is.

Sakina Kamwendo
Image:, @Sakina Kamwendo
Source: UGC

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Sakina Kamwendo
Image:, @Sakina Kamwendo
Source: UGC


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