Nzinga Qunta, a renowned business news anchor for SABC, has decided to embark on a new professional journey. After dedicating seven years of her life to journalism, the 40-year-old Nzinga Qunta has chosen to departs from SABC to pursue a career in law. Nzinga, the daughter of the late veteran journalist Vuyisile Qunta, was the host of SABC3’s daily business show, On Point.

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Announcement on Social Media

Nzinga took to social media to announce her departure from SABC News and her decision to enter the legal profession. She expressed her gratitude to everyone who had shown her kindness during her time at the public broadcaster. She wrote on X (previously Twitter), “I have left SABC News to start my journey in the legal profession. Thank you to everyone who has shown me kindness inside and out of the building. It has been such a privilege to work at the public broadcaster.” She also shared the news on Instagram, thanking those who had supported her throughout her journey with the SABC.

Nzinga Qunta Departs from SABC to join Law

Reflecting on her time at SABC News, Nzinga expressed her gratitude for the experiences she had and the people she met. She wrote, “SABC News has been my news home since February 2017. My time in the anchor chair has come to an end. It has been a privilege to bring people news on the biggest public broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, on a channel that is Independent and Impartial. I am so grateful to sis’ Thandeka Gqubule-Mbeki for hiring me, and for everyone who has been so kind to me on my journey. Words cannot capture how grateful I am for what I saw, did and experienced on this part of my life.”

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Nzinga Qunta as an Author

In addition to her journalism career, Nzinga is also an accomplished author. In 2022, she published a children’s book titled “Amari’s Adventures”. The book, aimed at children up to the age of six, is designed to help little ones learn to count and interact with the world around them. It has been translated into 11 official languages and Nama, which is spoken by people in the Northern Cape. This project was made possible by the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture’s Mzansi golden economy programme.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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