Dr. Sindi van Zyl Joins Kaya FM Taking Over From Mapaseka Mokwele
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Dr. Sindisiwe van Zyl joins the Home of the Afropolitan with a new night-time talk show

24 Apr 2019 PRESS OFFICE


24 April 2019

Taking over from Mapaseka Mokwele, Dr. Sindisiwe van Zyl will host the new 7 – 8 PM night-time talk show: Sidebar with Sindi. While Dr. Sindi is known for her work as a medical doctor, this show will explore multiple facets of her vibrant personality with the overarching theme of family.

As a seasoned medical practitioner, Dr. Sindi van Zyl has amassed a huge following both on and offline, opening up her social media platform as a space for her followers to engage with her on a range of medical and social topics. Dr. Sindi, as she is affectionately known, has passionately shared her thoughts on important issues including; HIV – especially the Prevention-of-Mother-To-Child-Transmission, mental health, as well as constantly busting medical myths. Dr. Sindi has also picked up a number of accolades including the highly- coveted Glamour Magazine Women of the Year Award in the health category (2018).

“I am very excited to be joining the Kaya family. I have always been an Afropolitan and this is a dream come true for me. I am also looking forward to winning over new people from different backgrounds with the show, ” said Dr. Sindi.

Dr. Sindisiwe van Zyl joins the home of the Afropolitan with a new night-time talk show

Speaking on the new show, Chief Content Officer, Neil Johnson expressed, “It is a great privilege to have Dr. Sindi joining the team. Her background in medicine will bring much needed insights and traction from a new audience, which will help us understand how best to service that market.”

Her first show will broadcast on Monday the 29th of April 2019.

For more information visit kayafm.co.za or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. To set up interviews, please contact Amu Mathebula on amu@kayafm.co.za or 0116349500.

NOTES TO EDITORS: About Kaya FM 95.9

Kaya FM 95.9 reflects the lives of the predominantly black, urban listener between the ages 25-49 living in Gauteng. The station broadcasts both music and talk. Kaya FM 95.9 broadcasts in English on the FM frequency signal 95(Dot)9, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The current listenership stands at 577 000 per average day and 762 000 per average 7 days. The music format offers a diverse soulful mix of adult contemporary music to smoother sounds like R&B, World Music, Soul and Jazz. The station was recently named Station of the Year 2019 at the Liberty Radio Awards.


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