Sakina Kamwendo biography, age, profile, husband & daughter

Sakina Kamwendo (born on 26th September) is a South African radio presenter. The award-winning presenter is the host of AM live, an SAfm’s flagship show.

The show AM live airs 6-9 am Monday to Fridays, before SAfm, she has stints at Metro FM. 

At Metro Fm she hosted Talk with Sakina, the show received votes as the Best News and Actuality Show at the MTN Radio Awards (2013 & 2014).


Sakina Kamwendo biography
Sakina Kamwendo award-winning South African presenter.
NameSakina Kamwendo
BirthdaySeptember 26th
NationalitySouth African
EducationWits University


She has her secondary school education at Stanwest Secondary School. Sakina furthered her education at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Her date of birth is on the 26th of September and every year, on the same date, she hosts a celebration to honor her birthday. Sakina Kamwendo’s age is not available to the general public.


The award-winning presenter is married for almost two decades. She is a mother of four (4) children.


After Sakina lost her daughter, AM Live and the entire management and staff at SABC and SAfm consoled her 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”.


Her radio career dates back to her days at a community station in Eldorado Park, Radio Eldos.

She experienced a big break when Talk Radio 702 allowed her to screen calls for the overnight show. Later, she grew to make weekends and finally early breakfast shows.

At that time, Sakina was still on a full-time job at the Maths Centre. Upon moving to the David O’Sullivan Show as a Traffic Reporter, she left the Maths Centre so she could concentrate full time on broadcasting.


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