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The sensational and vibrant persona of Mapaseka Mokwele is no stranger to the media industry and now she shares her considerable talent on Kaya FM – with a daily talk & current affairs show – Home.
Home, which airs Monday – Thursday from 19h00 – 20h00 is the ideal platform for this seasoned journalist and multi-talented role model as it allows her to explore the relevant and how they affect all of us. The show looks at how the major topics of the day affect the lives of ordinary South Africans. Covering everything from news, business, culture, fashion & the arts, Mapaseka hosts fascinating guests and engaging conversations designed to enlighten and entertain.
Mapaseka also hosts the television talk-show, Motswako on SABC 2. Here she discusses all issues affecting all South African women from all walk of life.
Mapaseka broke into the broadcasting industry in 1996 where she worked as a presenter for “Your Own Business” she was later snapped up by SABC news department. She moved from English news to Morning Live where she was the Economic News Presenter. She has also been the face of SABC 3’s prime time English news bulletin for the past 3 years.
With the Launch of SABC News International, Mapaseka was able to explore her producing skills and also extended her expertise to present and produce “Rendezvous Africa,” a current affairs with a strong emphasis on African news.
Mapaseka is not only a respected journalist, she is an experienced MC and event host, a proud wife and mother, an entrepreneur and an arts activist. Amongst Mapaseka’s other interests are her recruitment and training agency, Bashumi Consulting and her retail fashion outlet, Vestiti.
Mapaseka has also become a popular choice for hosting and compeering prestigious events in both the private sector and government. Amongst these include the international launch of the channel SABC NEWS International, the Inauguration of Gauteng Premier, The Community Builder of the Year Awards, the Gala Opening of the BRICS Summit is Durban to name a few.
Mapaseka is also a seasoned events planner and has planned many functions, from small intimate do's to big sports and corporate functions.
A true role model and all around renaissance woman, Mapaseka Mokwele is poised for further success as she shares her exceptional talents on ‘Home’.