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Presenter/DJ Name: Nyiko Sithole

Facebook: Sithole Nyiko (Jah Son)
Twitter: @rasnyiko
Instagram: @rasnyiko
YouTube: Rasnyiko

Email: sitholeng@sabc.co.za

Born at a village called Nkovani (Xikundu) and started schooling at Tivoneleni Primary when he was 5 years young. After finishing hi primary term he went to Nghezimani village to continue with his secondary education at High School Nghezimani High School and matriculated in 2001. He is a self-proclaimed Rasta man who believes in Rastafari way of life, an outgoing person, friendly, adventurous, ambitious and crazy about sports. A person who find African books or novels appealing as most of these books are about African history and they play a role in reminding one of where one comes from as an African.

He did his media Degree at the University of Venda having enrolled in 2005. He was awarded his degree in 2007 having completed the degree in record time. In 2010 he was awarded with an Honours degree from the University of Limpopo.  When doing his Bachelors degree at the University of Venda he joined the community radio station within the University, Univen FM (formerly a campus radio) where he was producing and presenting sports from 2006 to 2008. August 2008 he joined Munghana Lonene FM as a sports presenter till to date.

In 2013 he won the best Sports Bulletin Presenter of the Year for Munghana Lonene fm. 2016 his show (Ta Mintlangu) won the FAME Award for the Best Sports Show. In 2017 and 2019 his show was nominated as a Sports Show of the Year (PBS) at the Liberty Radio Awards. The show was also nominated for the best ports Show in 2018 at the SAB Radio Awards.



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