Grand Zulu lady of airwaves with a heart as big as her legacy

14 August 2020 - 08:54
By Sam Mathe

When Winnie Mahlangu joined Radio Bantu in 1962, there were already women announcers such as Nomusa Buthelezi, Mary Nontolwane, Mamane Jali and Joyce Dlamini. However, all of them were part-time broadcasters while she was employed as a full-time staff member from the onset.

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