Gugulethu Mfuphi

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Gugulethu could have chosen a career as a chartered accountant, but the lure of broadcasting was too much to ignore. While studying towards a BCom Accounting at the University of Johannesburg, was yearning to merge her love of numbers with her passion for broadcasting.

Gugulethu Mfuphi was introduced to radio broadcasting by UJFM newsreader Mommy Mohlahlo, who opened the door for her and there she started as a newsreader.

Some of her career highlights include attending and reporting from the Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and in Africa and moderating conferences for The World Bank and International Finance Corporation, The MasterCard Foundation, The International Labour Organisation, Investec Ltd, Standard Bank, Old Mutual to name a few.

Qualifications

  • BCom in Accounting
  • Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management Practice

Who is Gugulethu Mfuphi

Gugulethu is an award winner and well-versed orator, with plenty of experience in front of the cameras, behind the microphone and addressing many diverse audiences. This skill, together with her sound grasp of the Financial Markets, Economic Data and Current Affairs Issues and the impact this has on the Business Community, makes her the perfect candidate to speak to Industry Analysts or Political Leaders and C-suite Executives from all across the African continent.

This forms the basis of her tasks and responsibilities as Presenter of Kaya FM’s prime time, award-winning business show, Kaya Bizz and her experience as a Senior Anchor on CNBC Africa, Gugulethu has also severed as an experienced Conference Chair, Panel Discussion Moderator and Programme Director, at various industry gatherings that impact the business and investment landscape.

She has facilitated the second annual South Africa Investment Conference in 2019, hosted by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Having previously worked for other institutions like Talk Radio 702, SAfm, Lotus FM and The City Press Newspaper, through affiliation with Moneyweb, Gugulethu has gained a wealth of experience in financial journalism through radio, TV, print and online media.