Legendary Ukhozi FM DJ and sports commentator Thanduyise “Thanda” Ndlovu is retiring from the SABC after almost 40 years behind the mic.
Thanda from Empangeni, northern KZN, hosted various radio shows including the isicathamiya show and was a well-known sports commentator on Ukhozi FM. He joined in 1982 as a camera operator for TV 2 and TV 3 until a vacant post for a TV soccer commentator became available.
Thanda told SunBuzz he is happy to announce his retirement.
Thanda said the highlights of his radio career are when he took overseas trips to the 1998 World Cup in France and Sydney Olympics in 2000.
Last Wednesday Ukhozi FM turned the afternoon show called Sisonke Drive hosted by Bheka Mchunu and Zimiphi Biyela to a tribute show for Thanda.
Acting station manager Sbongi Ngcobo said on air that she was happy to work with Thanda.