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Bongani Bingwa

Bongani Bingwa is the host of the afternoon drive show on 702. Before joining 702 he was a presenter and journalist on Carte Blanche.

For the last ten years he has been a presenter and journalist for South Africa's longest running investigative television programme Carte Blanche. He has interviewed thought leaders, senior politicians, and captains of industry, authors, celebrities and high flyers on the global stage. Not a few wrongdoers have come under the glare of his probing questioning for the show.

Bongani Bingwa’s passion for broadcasting began at young age in 1993 when he worked as a presenter for children’s television on SABC’S TV1. He quickly progressed to hosting adult content on shows like Your Own Business and on DSTV’s Channel O.

For the last ten years he has been a presenter and journalist for South Africa's longest running investigative television programme Carte Blanche. He has interviewed thought leaders, senior politicians, and captains of industry, authors, celebrities and high flyers on the global stage. Not a few wrongdoers have come under the glare of his probing questioning for the show.

His career as a journalist began in 2005 on Talk Radio 702 as a News Anchor and quickly progressed to hosting his own show Talk At Nine. He is a recognized industry leader and was highlighted among a select few journalists and media specialists for Vanity Fair's July 2007 Africa feature.

He studied politics and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UNISA.

Follow Bongani on Twitter @bonglez

The producers of Afternoon Drive with Bongani Bingwa are Laura Wener lauraw@primedia.co.za and Mduduzi Maqubela mduduzim@702.co.za

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