South Africans Doing Great Things

Hard work sees Thando Thabethe enjoying success on multiple platforms

Actress and radio personality Thando Thabethe is making a name for herself as a versatile player in South Africa's media and entertainment industry.

Recently, Thabethe co-hosted the South African Music Awards (Samas) with Somizi Mhlongo.

Speaking to #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlungu and Wasanga Mehana, Thabethe says she has received an over-whelming response to her successful hosting of the Samas, so much so that she only opened her phone two days after the awards took place.

Listen to the conversation below:

Thabethe went to her first acting audition when she was thirteen years old, but only got her first job in her second year of studies at tertiary. In the video below, she explains her long struggle to break into the industry.

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