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Thandeka Gqubule-Mbeki

Economics Editor
Johannesburg, South Africa

Thandeka Gqubule-Mbeki is Economics Editor at the SABC, where she is responsible for Economics, Business and Financial markets coverage of the corporation across TV, Radio and Digital.  Here she became involved in a struggle for independent public broadcasting and freedom of expression, joining a group called the SABC8. She holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia University, New York, and several business qualifications from Wits Business School, London School of Economics and Said Business School, Oxford University. She has worked in various editorial capacities in the South African Press including, as Associate Editor at the Financial Mail. She has taught journalism at Rhodes University, Grahamstown and Monash South Africa. Gqubule-Mbeki was awarded the Nat Nakasa press freedom award in 2016.

She is the mother of two young ladies.

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