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Alyce Chavunduka has died

By: Rod Baker | 8 Jan 2014 07:59
NEWSWATCH: The SABC's first black female TV news presenter Alyce Chavunduka has died at the age of 46, reports Mail & Guardian.
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  • Mail & Guardian: Former SABC presenter Alyce Chavunduka dies at 46... TV and radio personality Alyce Chavunduka passed away at the weekend after she collapsed on New Year's Eve at her Johannesburg home. According to reports, she had previously been involved in two serious road accidents, one of which left her suffering from epileptic fits.

    Chavunduka was the SABC's first black female television news presenter on the broadcaster's main channel, then called TV1, and she was also active on radio, hosting a radio programme called The Alyce Chavunduka Show and also featured on Talk Radio 702 and 94.7 Highveld Stereo. extends our sincerest condolences to Alyce's family, friends, and colleagues.

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