Sakina Kamwendo biography, age, profile, education & family

Sakina Kamwendo (born on 26th September in South Africa) is an award-winning on-air personality. She is popular with many as the host of AM live, SA FM’s flagship show.

The radio personality has worked with Metro FM as the host of the talk program, “Talk with Sakina”.


Sakina Kamwendo biography
Image:, Uproar over Sakina Kamwendo’s abrupt removal from SAfm show
NameSakina Kamwendo
BirthdaySeptember 26th
NationalitySouth African
Place of birthSouth Africa
EducationUniversity of Witwatersrand
ProfessionOn air personality, Presenter


Sakina Kamwendo age
Image:, @SakinaKamwendo

Her date of birth is on the 26th of September and the place of birth is in South Africa.


She had her secondary school education at Stanwest secondary school. Sakina furthered her academic career at the University of the Witwatersrand.


She began her radio career at Radio Eldos, a community station in Eldorado Park.

She walked into the spotlight after Talk Radio 702 allowed her to screen calls for the overnight show. 

She later evolved to host weekends and breakfast shows. Sakina worked full-time at the Maths Centre, she also became a traffic reporter at the David O’Sullivan show.

She later quit working at the Maths Centre to focus on her broadcasting career.


Sakina is married and is a mother of four (4) children. She, unfortunately, lost her daughter. 

The entire AM live management and staff at SABC left her a note of consolation on Twitter: 

“Our deepest sympathies to AM Live anchor Sakina Kamwendo who has lost her daughter.”

 “The production team of AM Live together with management and staff at SAfm and SABC radio News convey our deepest sympathies to Sakina Kamwendo on the passing of her daughter.”

 “Our prayers are with Sakina and her family during this difficult time.

 “We would like to acknowledge our listener’s messages of condolences which will be passed to the family. Thank you”.

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