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Xolani Gwala

Born: 25 June 1975
Died: 01 November 2019
Gender: Male

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Xolani Gwala was a South African journalist, television presenter and radio DJ best known as the host of Talk Radio 702's Afternoon Drive and of the SABC1 talk show Asikhulume.

On television he presented several programmes including Asikhulume and the South African version of the international reality format Dragons' Den.

With many years in broadcast journalism, in South Africa and abroad, Gwala had experience as a reporter, news anchor, producer, talk show host, news editor and current affairs programme presenter in both English and Zulu, on radio and television.

Gwala was born in 1975 in Impendle, a small town 60km away from Pietermaritzburg. He completed high school at St. Marys Secondary School and in 1993 studied for a diploma in Public Relations Management, also known as Media Studies, at Natal Technikon in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, completing it in 1995.

In 2017 he was diagnosed with colon cancer. He died from the disease on Friday 1 November, 2019.


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