Project Description

Bafana Phillip Zwane was born in 1928, in Ashburton, he joined Umsakazo wesiZulu (as it was then known) in 1960. Zwane was the first Black Zulu commentator to broadcast events such as the July Handicap, Gold Cup, Metropolitan Boxing, Comrades Marathon and the Rapport Cycle Tour. He used the station’s car to broadcast, as there were insufficient resources to acquire a proper studio. He passed away in June 2012.