Tsepiso Makwetla

Tsepiso Makwetla is a broadcaster and journalist with more than 20 years’ experience in broadcasting and journalism. She currently anchors SABC Channel 404’s prime time news program Fullview. She has presented and produced prime time radio and television shows at Primedia (94.7) and the SABC ( African Perspective on DSTV SABC News Channel on 404; SABC 3;  SABC Africa; SAFM, Special Broadcast News and Current Affairs shows – including being among the first in the country to break the sad news of Tata Nelson Mandela’s passing). She has won awards for her work ( MTN Yello Roses; MTN top actuality program, Azwi development trust) and is an IVLP Edward Murrow Leadership in Journalism alumnae. Tsepiso is also a Media Trainer, Communications Consultant, Conference or Policy Dialogue facilitator and moderator. She’s currently the WHO Africa moderator for their online briefings on the Covid19 pandemic.Below is a list of some of her accomplishments and career
▪ 2018 IVLP Alumni – Edward R. Murrow program
▪ International Monetary Fund in Washington ( She was roped in to help launch their youth dialogue at their Annual Summit in 2010);
▪ International Parliamentary Union at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva Switzerland – requested to facilitate a three hour live
television panel discussion on the attainment of MDG goals with more than 100 parliamentarians from all over the world (2008);
▪ Co-host Women Deliver International Conference – Copenhagen, Denmark 2015
▪ Moderating at the high-level conference of the African Union on democracy and constitution making, 25-27 November 2013 – Dakar,
Senegal; November 2017 Pretoria, South Africa
▪ Guest speaker and facilitator the International youth conference on Elections in Abuja (2014) where she was both a facilitator and
International Speaker;
▪ Facilitator at the UN Partner’s Forum in Johannesburg (2014) and UN Secretary General’s Regional Consultation on in Africa (March 2015)
▪ In 2012 I joined forces with Oxfam GB to host a series of public Dialogues called “Mind the Gap” which tackles myriad topics with the aim
of engaging civil society and government and or political matters on policy issues.
▪ Host of the premier launch of Mandela-Long Walk to Freedom in South Africa (2013);
▪ Facilitator of the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Top 100 Business event during the organisation’s Annual Lecture period and their Aids
Dialogues (2013).
▪ Co-host of WHO and World Bank Universal Health Coverage Public Forum event – Tokyo, Japan December 2017.
Media Training:
▪ Department of International Relations and Cooperation
▪ Group 5 Mining Company
▪ Fraser Alexander
▪ Gauteng Legislature
▪ On Que Media Training Founder
Her philanthropic work include, MomConnect Ambassador (Maternal and Child mortality and health initiative, including adolescent health);
and a partnership in her personal capacity with both the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Breadline Africa to donate container Mandela
Libraries. The first was launched at Aha Setjhaba primary with world renowned film maker Anant Singh.