Vuyo Mvoko (born on February 21st) is a South African political editor. He currently works at ENCA before which he worked at SABC as a group editor.
He is not a newbie in the field of Journalism in South Africa rather Vuyo has made a name and worked in several media firms.
A detailed overview of Vuyo Mvoko’s biography as a renowned Journalist in South Africa is covered in this article.
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Date of Birth
Vuyo Mvoko was born on the 21st of February, his year and place of birth is currently not available. Still, the journalist celebrates his birthday every year on February 21st.
He is currently working in ENCA News as a TV presenter, an associate editor at Forbes, and also a chairperson of BAY TV, a community TV station.
He works on eNCA as a special reporter and worked with SABC and later quit to move to eNCA.
Mayor Mzwandile Masina demanded a public apology anchor Vuyo Mvoko over comments about his state of the city address.
“In the interview, Mr. Mvoko states that executive mayor Masina convened the state of the city address in contravention of the gathering restrictions announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his declaration of a national state of disaster on March 15.
“The comments made by Mr. Mvoko are factually incorrect and malicious,” said Masina.
Vuyo was suspended on 14 September 2016 during his days at SABC. South Africa’s senior political journalists and anchors, Vuyo Mvoko, during his stay with SABC got suspended.
He received a suspension from the public broadcaster after writing an article for The Star criticizing censorship and “the culture of bullying that he believes is prevalent at the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC)”.
He is married to Sina Mvoko, his lovely wife on the 8th of June 2019. Their glamorous traditional and white weddings were witnessed by family, friends, and loved ones.
He was mugged on camera by two (2) men as he waited to go on air on the 11th of March 2015.
The video footage contains two (2) men who approached him boldly outside a hospital in Johannesburg. He was at the scene to report on the arrival of the Zambian president for a medical test.
Vuyo later said that he was threatened with a gun by one of the muggers when he refused to give up his phone. The robbers cared less for the presence of the camera.
- “Ekurhuleni mayor demands apology from eNCA anchor”. Timeslive retrieved 04-16-2020.
- Lethebo, “Vuyo Mvoko”. Latest News Southafrica retrieved 04-16-2020.