The Airwaves Commander as they call him, is surely one of the most popular and talented Radio and TV presenters ever to emerge from Zimbabwe and Africa. The General started his career at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation where he made his name and won many media awards. A likeable humble character who ironically shuns publicity and prefers his works to speak. He is a role model to many aspiring broadcasters and a natural leader who has lots of experience . He is a holder of several Media professional qualifications and currently also works for SkyTV. Eric is a devoted Christian whose trademark catchphrase is simply ‘God bless Africa!’
Victoria Kudzayi Chidarikire born June 1991 attended high school and college in Zimbabwe graduated with a NGO Management from Africa Leadership Institute Zimbabwe and currently studying Music Engineering in Capetown South Africa. Work experience include working as a professional Head Digital Marketer at TN Lifestyle Holdings position she held till 2019 .
Former beauty pageant model with an award for being the most photogenic model in Zim’s 1st ever modelling awards with a professional commercial modelling history . Been on Zim’s television in 2013 on a local drama 23 Musasa Avenue and Presenter for a Local Zim Reality Show called Zim Punked.
She is one of Zimbabwe most trending female disc jockey known as Dj Missvee who has represented the nation in the Southern Africa under British council & Pioneer. Her professional disc jockey work experience includes brands like Econet Wireless, Save the Children Organisation amongst others.
More over she is young entrepreneur who is the founder of Zimbabwe’s Youthful Arts and Culture movement called Kwaunoenda culture an arts and culture movement and perpetual awareness drive that hosts events and promotes arts and culture as catalytic tool to address social ills by engaging the corporate ,Governmental, Non Governmental Organisations. Her inspiration in life is to bring out the best of her career and inspire others of generations to come. One of the budding Radio54 African PanoramaLIVE’s promising talents.
James Maridadi-African Current Affairs Analyst- A typical example of Africa’s versatile talent. An accomplished Ex ZBC Broadcast Journalist, Spokesman in the Prime Minister’s Office and later an MP for Mabvuku. Has held several PR roles and now Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Senegal. JM will share some of Africa’s stories with the world.
Phillip Sibanda- Music & Entertainment. The Air Marshall is a very enthusiastic presenter who simply loves his role. Born and bred in Zimbabwe, Philip is currently based in Stratford Manchester where he also does African radio programmes for a community based radio station, Wytthenshaw FM on a freelance basis. He has also had Radio football commentary stints with his childhood hero and brother Eric Knight from whom he learns a lot. One of the best Table pool players known in Manchester as Fidza Daidzai vamwe, Philip is a diehard Arsenal fan. A hater of tribalism He says ‘Africa be one!
Ketina ‘Crazy’ Chivasa (KC) is anything but crazy – and comes with a raw authenticity, leaving no stone unturned in discussing all aspects of life ,often quoted as ‘an Oprah Winfrey in the making ‘. She is a true Professional, Christian and General Lifestyle Speaker with a very charismatic and inspirational approach. Leader, Writer, Mother, Ultramarathon Runner, KC Loves People, Music, Radio and Truth. A qualified nurse Based in New Zealand, KC has travelled internationally, passionately promoting evangelism, hope and justice for the good of all humanity. KC is a fierce campaigner for Africanism – broadcast media is an ideal communication for this hence her commitment to share her passion through radio. A devoted Christian, her motto ‘There is no me without Jesus.
Fortune Ruzvidzo -(Entertainment/Inspirational Shows) .Born in Zimbabwe, Fortu is also gospel singer. She has been living in Australia since the tender age of 15years. She has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Zimpraise in 2016. Is a former lead singer of the Brisbane City Gospel Choir. A former choir director of Afro Gospel Fest Australia. And a former events coordinator for the Queensland African Communities Council (QACC). She is also an anti discrimination advocate/spokesperson for African Australians. Has spoken up for African Australians in ABC radio. She has had the privilege of singing twice at Parliament House Queensland and at various Queensland Citizenship ceremonies. An easy going, humble Christian and the voice of Radio54 African Panorama in Queensland Studio in Australia.
He lives to inspire others by simply encouraging them to desire to keep bettering themselves and keep advancing towards their God given destiny.
A firm believer in the power of the divine and spoken word; what we speak and hear has the ability to give life, restore, build and transform. He has a great passion for music and media.
Bhekinkosi Sibanda-Entertainment -A creative , stylish and multi-lingual Radio Presenter and devoted Christian. A Holder of a Degree in media studies , has had stints with several African Radio Stations . The man is so hungry to reach the top of the ladder in Broadcasting.
Liz Garande-Entertainment. Miss Gee had worked at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation for years before relocating to her current base in Geneva Switzerland. Working at ZBC inspired her desire to Radio presenting and she is a fierce African music fan. A jovial and ever smiling Liz has a message. Africa Unite!
Harrison Ncube Born and bred in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. Child of the most High.Avid Manchester United supporter.Lover of all things music.Budding and rising star in the media landscape.Son of Africa. I write for fun and talking is breathing to me.Single father of a beautiful girl called Azania.I will be hosting a show called School of Africa where we showcase african talent.Playing the best sounds from the continent and learning all there is to know on Mother Africa and yes class is in session and you proudly and loudly call me Hmaster!
Pastor Gee-Praise & Worship.- One of Africa’s most gifted gospel preachers, motivational speakers and praise singers. A big man with a big heart and a big mission to save lives. Will present ‘The Overflow” weekly show.
Gift Christopher Nyamuteya a.k.a Ghetto Swag-Entertainment & Comedy. Givy takes pride in his origins- through his love for Music, Art and Fashion. Although based in Scotland (UK), Africa is always at the heart of what he does. Gift is a Standup Comedian, Poet, Song Writer, former Promotional Model. His knows and loves to make people laugh.
He is back with a bang from his broadcasting sabbatical! Ola is a former ZBC Radio Presenter who did weekend light entertainment shows on Radio 2 and the educational challenge ZBC Radio4. Based in Australia, he is a natural entertainer, informer and music lover He enjoys playing and watching football.
Steve Muzite- As the name suggests, here is a Radio man who just enjoys being himself. Steve is about the Bjams Bunandi Jams . An afro pop DJ who enjoys music from all corners of the globe Tune in and be part of Bunandi. You will enjoy every second of it. His catchphrase is simply “Ola!’
Bothwell Madekutsikwa- Entertainment- Popularly known as Baba BB, one of the most talented Publc speakers Takes joy and pride and in informative entertainment or edutainment an area he handles so well. A holder of several marketing qualifications, he is a likeable character who just is happy behind the mic his dream is to go as high as possible up the Broadcasting ladder.
Talent Nyaikano DJ SugarTea-Entertainment/-A man who uses music to educate and to talk. He insists everything he says, speaks and thinks is music centred. A perfect host for all music addicts who love anything called music.
Bonisile Ndhlovu- Entertainment- She is a former member of popular South African music group, the Dalom Kids mentored by the late nd great Dan Tshanda and Patricia Majalisa. She is new to Radio Broadcasting but believes as an artist and performer she has a story to tell and sees Radio as a good way to advance. A fanatic of African music by default.
Queen Diva Anne Nhira-Sleeping peacefully is a woman of peace is perhaps the best caption. Went to be with The Lord on 10 March 2021. Regarded as the mother of Radio54. She left a perpetual spirit of love, harmony and professionalism within the station. Her ever smiling face, her kindness, her exceptional voice and hard work is felt across all Broadcasters. Gone but her presence is ever felt, hence her image shall remain a permanent feature on the station’s fabric.May Her Soul Rest In Peace Queen WeVanhu/Queen Wabantu
Pastor Olinda Marowa-Worship & Praise Shows- Educated and trained as in Zimbabwe as a Journalist at Christian College Southern Africa. Worked for Miracle TV since and was ordained as a Pastor in 2013. Joined Zimcommunity News as a News Anchor in 2019. -She is also a well known Gospel musician, a mother and a perfume business entrepreneur.
Lucia Mazvita Marire-Entertaiment & Talkshows- Radio54’s voice in Mauritius. Lucia ‘The Mommynator’is unapologetically African. Born in Harare, Zimbabwe. She is also a practicing Registered General Nurse and aspires to become a midwife. Her personal philosophy and purpose for joining Radio 54 African Panorama as a broadcaster is based on the quote by Leo Tolstoy, ” The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity” Broadcasting is essential service to humanity.
Brighton Ngwenya (Entertainment)- A Bulawayo boy, having been born there. He did all his primary and secondary education before studying for a Civil Engineering Diploma at Bulawayo Polytechnic . Been a music fanatic since 12, has recorded a few tracks. The multi talented presenter is also a Poet and an Actor. He aspires to be an accomplished All rounder Broadcaster for TV and Radio, he sees Radio54 as a perfect launch pad and says the sky is his limit. Broadcasts from Radio54 koBulawayo.
Dr. Beauty Mwera Muzadzi, “Mambokadzi” grew up in Christian family always had a passion for music and broadcasting. Sang in Glen View SDA Choir, A very ambitious woman, former Bus Driver, now a Psychological Doctor, Counselor, Fitness & Diet Consultant based in Gaborone Botswana.
A well known motivational speaker and Founder of the She-Dad Foundation, an organisation that focuses on the upbringing of an African boy child. Her commitment to tackling African young people’s challenges actively has seen her being featured in diverse media like SABC, Good Morning Africa and many others. She dreams to see African young men fulfilling their full potential in life.
Kudakwashe Hwema – News & Current Affairs- A graduate of Peace and Governance from Bindura University of Science Education. Blessed with a typical news reader’s voice and very passionate in African affairs and wants to play a role in shaping the Africa that is a world leader.
Mitchell Jambo-Entertainment. A musician turned Broadcaster is blessed with vast talents and is always ready to roll. Famed for his blockbuster song Ndini Uyo which was a big hit in Zimbabwe, Mitchelle speaks over 7 African languages fluently and has found a new home in broadcasting.
Oliver has always had a passion for broadcasting. Based in Namibia, he has played music in many functions in Harare and Windhoek. He also worked as a Presenter with Visionsfm. Dr OC is a big sports fan, a marathon runner well respected in Southern Africa. He also is also football crazy. He will be joining the breakfast team hosting the early morning music and Talkshows
Bruce Moyo-Radio54 FourWays studio in South Africa is his base. He had worked in the film industry as a special effects technician before starting his own catering business BM is also a passionate farmer I have specialising in Piggery, Poultry, Horticulture and Egg production From a tender age had a passion for broadcasting and has a found a perfect home on Chinhu Chevanhu.
Rev TT Chivaviro-Worship Ministry-One of Zimbabwe’s most well adored Ministers of the gospel and Praise musicians. Known for his booming voice and powerful worship songs. A serial award winner who is humble and likeable.
Conelia Mnkandla-News Bulletins & Current Affairs- A Graduate in Mass Communication from Byo Technical College. Has worked As Radio Content Producer and Disc Jockey at Impulse Radio. She is also an Author and her first book is going through the printing process. A typical Neesreader’s voice.
Philani Sivela aka Philaz- Unokuvara Iwe is his popular catchphrase. He is the voice at Radio54 Edmonton in Canada. Grew up in Bulawayo emalokshini. He enjoys music and entertainment having been a Dj at many events in Zimbabwe and South Africa since 2000. Easygoing and adventurous character.
Fox Tinashe (The Foxinator) .. A professional customer service advisor, based at Radio54 Southgate. He enjoys entertaining and educating people through music. A natural, humble broadcaster whose love for African music is massive.
Munyaradzi Thela – The Radio54 voice in Pietermaritzburg in South Africa. Entertainer and Master of Ceremony… A holder of a Diploma in Marketing and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering. An aspiring Sportscaster who has a passion to inform and entertain.
ALEXANDER MDLADLA NDIWENIStage Name DJ XIANDERBorn in GwandaZimbabweDate of birth 10/12/1973 Currently based in SA JohannesburgAm an Artist, musical producerBeat makersong writerMC level two soccer coachEx football player and now working for Radio 54 African panorama as a Broadcaster u.
Maki Mohlatlole (Dee) – Radio54 Pretoria-A meaningful conversations fanatic. A humble lady who talks only when necessary Passionate about helping others. POGBV (People opposing gender based violence) co-founder. Dee is committed to using the power of media to send the message of peace to society hence she is a Broadcaster on Radio54.
Gugulethu Musiza-Radio54 Germany. Also known to fans as ‘Googlethu’, she loves reading and likes to communicate in different languages. ‘’Being on radio is a dream come true for me as i get to express myself aloud” Gugu Musiza was born bred in Zimbabwe but currently based in Germany. A teacher by profession., her motto is..Do what you can, to the best of your abilities and leave everything else to God.
George Chikoore, popularly known as DJ GMAN.Born 27th March 1970 in Mrewa and grew up in Mutare. I started broadcasting at Mutare General hospital steam radio in 1989. I have worked with Yami Radio and Power Global radio. I am so grateful to be part of Chinhu chevanhu.
Cleo Chisaka aka DJ Cleo – (Entertainment)- Has natural love for Radio and sees the opportunity on Chinhu Chevanhu/Into Yabantu as perfect for learning and growing in this field. Humble and easy going character. Based in Christchurch New Zealand so is the second Radio54 Broadcaster in that country. His show is self explanatory, being titled The Mixed Bag Talk Show.
Wallace J Chizenga is a Zambian authentic and dedicated broadcaster at Radio54 Lusaka. A musician and producer dedicated to achieving high professional goals and through hard work, efficiency and integrity. His show LET’S GET IT RIGHT WITH WALLACE JC is pure entertainment, a blend of Variety African music and talk shows on various issues. His long term ambition is to climb higher in Broadcasting and become one of Africa’s best in the business.
Originally from Makhado, Limpopo.Born and raised in Bulawayo and later relocated to Oldenburg, Germany. A holder of a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Passionate with African music, she is at 54 to fulfill her love to and inspire entertaining, diverse listeners with different issues and needs as she believes music speaks to the soul. A Kwaito, Jazz and Amapiano music fan.
Talkshows & Politics – Mercy Gilbert is a Zimbabwean currently based in Kent in England. She has a vision to see a greater Africa and will go all the way to fight social injustices using her media talents. She is very enthusiastic are bout tackling topical issues that affect Africans worldwide. A very good writer who enjoys working in media, also loves cooking and gardening. Her aspiration is to travel to all the countries of the world and she is a Golf fanatic. ‘It’s time to shake and wake up the sleeping giant called Africa’ She says.
Technical Advisor Cum Presenter-Zenzo ‘The Ambassador’ Ncube. A very experienced and versatile broadcaster, Zet is a very well known former Zimbabwean Radio and Television broadcaster who was the face of ZBCTV African music show ‘AfroBeat’. He also was a producer and presenter at the ZBC’s educational channel Radio 4. A professional IT expert, Zet lives both in London and Zimbabwe where he is also into farming. His role at Radio54 is double edged as he also takes charge of the technical side of things. A very humble and likeable man worth spending a day with!
Frank ‘Dealer’ Nyamukuta-(Entertainment & Sports) Frank Nyamukuta popularly known as The Dealer in Zimbabwe football circles having played for Caps United in the 90’s.I very passionate about Sports, Fitness and African Music. He is the founder of the DumbuMustGo Facebook Fitness Group. In addition to his love for music, he is staunch Liverpool supporter, he brings lots of football expertise to share with fans and listeners on Chinhu Chevanhu/Into YaBantu.
Moses Dabulamanzi aka DJ Moe Dee-Born in Zimbabwe and has worked in the region including South Africa where he sharpened his Music production and presentation skills playing in various public and private functions. Moses is an Engineering student and loves nature and music of all types. The kind of guy who never gives up, he is a super talented Radio presenter and Radio54 s first American based voice, working in California. The sky is the limit for this young man, he definitely brings unique skills and attributes to Chinhu Chevanhu. The voice behind ‘The Mixed Bag’ show and other diverse entertainment shows.
Phil Harid..(Entertainment//Praise & Worship shows)-Born and bred in Harare Zimbabwe. Briefly worked for radio 3 with the likes of Tony D ( Tonderai Ndoro) and ‘The Hitman’….part time Dj and research assistant on social issues on a program entitled ‘Lets chat’ on radio 3. Worked for a long time with Steve Muzite on the Visions FM radio station. Currently very passionate about gospel music and most importantly spreading the word of God through music and other channels. He is based at Radio54 Coventry UK.