Tumi Makgabo Biography and Wiki
Tumi Makgabo is a South African television presenter who from 2000 to 2005 she was a current affairs presenter at Cable News Network (CNN) International and anchor of its Inside Africa programme interviewing among others Thabo Mbeki, George W. Bush, Shimon Peres and Oprah Winfrey. She appeared on talk shows for M-Net from 2006 and is currently hosting a talk show called ‘Talk with Tumi Makgabo’ in 2019.
Tumi Makgabo Age| Nationality
Her exact date of birth is currently not known. We only know that she was born in 1974 and is therefore currently about 47 years old as of 2022. She was born in South Africa and if hence of South-African nationality and of African ethnicity.
Tumi Makgabo Height| Weight
She stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters). Her average weight is currently not known. Also, more details about her physical appearance and other body measurements are currently not known and will be updated soon.
Tumi Makgabo Family| Parents| Siblings
She has tried as much as possible to keep her family life away from the spotlight. Details about her parents whereabouts and whether she was raised up with siblings or not are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we find out.
Tumi Makgabo Marriage| Husband| Kids| Children
She has tried and succeeded in keeping her relationship status away from the social media and limelight. It is not publicly known whether she is married or in a relationship. Details about her partner’s information and whereabouts are not yet known and will be updated as soon as the information is available. We also have no information whether she has any children yet.
Tumi Makgabo Education
Not so much is known about her educational background. We only know that Tumi has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations obtained from the University of South Africa. Further details will be updated soon.
Tumi Makgabo Enterprises
Tumi is a businesswoman and entrepreneur and the founder and executive director of ‘AfricaWorldwide Media’. Her business is aimed at providing Africans with chances to tell their own stories by creating content based on growth and using online platforms. Furthermore, she is also the founder of Makgabo Enterprises. It focuses on finding mutual business opportunities around the continent.
Tumi Makgabo Career
Until early 2008, she was the International Affairs and Communications Manager and spokesperson for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee South Africa and in the same year she was selected to join the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders.
Also, she has served as a speaker and commentator on broadcasting and media in Africa for global organizations including the United Nations Development Fund, the European Commission, The World Economic Forum, Kofi Annan’s Association for a Green Revolution in Africa and the IUCN.
Tumi holds several board positions including South African Tourism, Sun International and is a newly appointed member of the Global Agenda Council on the Gender Gap. In recognition of her work in broadcasting, she is a recipient of an Eagle Award, a Rapport City Press Prestige Award, a DuPont Award as well as the African People’s Intercontinental Broadcaster of the Year Award amongst others.
Tumi Makgabo CNN
She was an anchor for CNN International from 2000-2005. Makgabo also hosted the Inside Africa show, which offered a fresh look at the economic, social, and cultural affairs and developments in Africa for global audiences.
Since joining CNN in July 2000, she has covered various global affairs and problems including the collapse of Liberia’s former president, Charles Taylor; the change of government in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia; the War in Iraq; the 2004 South African elections; the U.S. The 2000 presidential elections; the 2001 World Conference Against Racism; and the terrorist attacks of September 11.
Tumi has interviewed influential world leaders such as Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa; Nelson Mandela; Olusegun Obasanjo, President of Nigeria; George W. Bush, President of the United States; Colin Powell, Secretary of State of the United States; Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Joachim Chissano, President of Mozambique; the Dalai Lama, Spiritual Leader of Tibet; George Robertson, Secretary-General of NATO; George Robertson, President of the United Nations;
She also co-anchored NewsHour, a news and current affairs program on SABC 3, before joining CNN. Furthermore, Tumi anchored the prime time evening news for the channel and presented a SABC Radio current affairs show.
Tumi Makgabo Net Worth| Salary
Tumi receives an annual salary ranging from $ 43,668 to $ 150,443. She has an estimated net worth of between $ 1 million and $ 5 million as of 2022. Her primary source of income is from her career as a journalist. More details about her wealth, assets, properties, houses, cars she owns, private jets and villas and so much more are currently not known and will be updated soon.