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Big Jamm now heads MLFM radio

By Victor Hlungwani | Mar 14, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 21 ]

MULTI-AWARD-winning former SABC sports presenter James Shikwambana is making career moves again.

Big Jamm, as Shikwambana is affectionately known, is back with radio Mughana-Lonene (MLFM) as station manager after serving Radio 2000 as station manager from April 2010.

It has been alleged that former MLFM station manager Tsakani Baloyi, who is currently communications officer for the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, was put under pressure to leave, to pave the way for Shikwambana.

Big Jamm was born in rural Mulati, outside Tzaneen in Limpopo, in 1976. He always had a passion for radio and that helped him when he joined Munghana-Lonene FM as a freelance presenter in 1995.

"I don't want to behave as if we are starting a new radio station. Munghana has been in existence for 47 years. I am not joining the station with an arrogant attitude or mentality of trying to change what those before me have already done.

"I will sit down with the team and look at what worked and what did not work and we will map the way forward," Shikwambane said.

He won 22 awards during his broadcasting career, including Cosafa Cup commentator in 2002 and 2005. He was nominated for the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association in 2004.

Shikwambane was the first black radio journalist to win the SAB journalist of the year award in 2005.


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mmm hes yummy on the pics, unfortunately hes Tsonga and i dont do Tsonga men
goodluck buti

Mar 14, 2012 8:55 | 0 replies

@Momopat...I don't think there is a Tsonga Man who will love to date mabihani with a flat but like you...we can't even tell whether you going forward or back..you look the same botha side...st%pid shapeless idi@t...next time watch your sewage big month when you talk..ntlaa

Mar 14, 2012 2:55 | 0 replies

She deserve the insult she will never

Mar 14, 2012 4:13 | 0 replies


Mar 14, 2012 4:36 | 0 replies


You are a b***h, how can you think dat a handsome Tsonga guy like James can fall for you. For your information, James doesn't do an ugly think like you are. Remove your mind and stop talking racism words. U don't do Tsongas but your fellows girls in your area are married and f***k***ng Tsongas.

Ask those who have once met Tsongas, they will tell you.

Mar 15, 2012 7:34 | 0 replies

Wa phapha people like her ku tekala Tsonga people a hansi they must be inform about other nations get information, travel then bat a nyuma not just commend cus u ta nyumisa hi vanhu.

Mar 15, 2012 9:24 | 0 replies

@Momopat. You are a disgusting narcissistic troll

Mar 15, 2012 10:53 | 0 replies

momok@k...im not tsonga,mara was that neccessary?c'mon bit**CH....stop embarrassing urself.......................indeed the man has achieved i used 2 c him recieving de PSL(CASTLE) awards back then....kula hosi hifamba

Mar 15, 2012 1:10 | 0 replies

U go man i m proud of u nd i hope all peolpe in TZN are proud of u

Mar 27, 2012 12:40 | 0 replies

I think this lady was just joking. I do'nt think she deserves such an insult guys.

Mar 14, 2012 2:24 | 0 replies

@ momopat who dou think you are, bieng a tsonga is not a crime, m also a tsonga & m proud of it. however james is not your classy.

Mar 14, 2012 12:37 | 0 replies