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More on Hleziphi Sibanyoni
Born in KwaTsebe in Bophuthatswana, and grew up in Kwaggafontein (Mpumalanga) formerly known as KwaNdebele, Sidemba Zemini anchor Hleziphi Sibanyoni, nothing stopped her from achieving what she want. The love of knowing what is going on around made Hleziphi Sibanyoni to be where she is today. Following her heart in news and promoting isiNdebele, Hleziphi joined the community radio station – Kangala Community Radio Station (KCRS) in April 2001 as news anchor and also doing other programmes. She volunteer until December same year, before she joined news bulletin called Mopani 18H00 which was aired on SABC 2, in 2002. She did the translations and voices news until 2004. In April 2002 Hleziphi joined iKwekwezi FM as programmes presenter where she was popularly known as Nunupine. She presented the programme called Amadlelo Alihlaza on Sundays(06h00-09h00), Weekend Special on Saturday(12h00-15h00), Fulela Wanethwa on Saturdays(15h00-18h00), Kusile (Amathathakusa- 03h00-06h00) weekdays, breakfast show then called Wasala Wena (06h00-09h00) and Avulekile Amasango on Sundays (06h00-09h00). She worked for rpogrammes until April 2006.
Early 2006 she worked as a freelance in news department during the elections time, covering election stories. In the same year she got a permanent position as a news bulletin reader until April 2007, when she crossed the floor to Current Affairs where she is today, as the Sidemba Zemini anchor. The much loved Sidemba Zemini anchor started presenting the show on her birthday which is 01 October in 2007, she presents and produce the programme. From that day she never looked back.
Schools Hleziphi attended:
- Somtshongweni Primary School.
- Sindawonye Senior School.
- Entokozweni Secondary School
- Mkhephuli High School
Now Hleziphi is currently studying at UNISA, doing Public Relations.