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Aphelele Somi

POWER Lunch

Presented by Aphelele Somi

Weekdays: 13:00-15:00

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Executives

Given Mkhari

Chairman


Given Mkhari is the founder and Group CEO of MSG Afrika Investment Holdings. The Group has investments in 15 companies in the Media, ICT and Communications fields with operations in over 14 markets on the African continent.

Until 2009, Mr Mkhari was a director of The International Marketing Council of South Africa appointed by the President of The Republic of South Africa. Amongst other accolades he is the recipient of Men’s Health Businessman of the Year Award (2009) and The Financial Mail’s Top Ten Most Powerful People in advertising 2006 – 2010.

In 2014, Mr Mkhari was awarded the Special Achievement Award at the Kaelo Awards for the establishment of MSG Group and formation of POWER 98.7. This award is based on his transformative leadership and the significant role he continues to play in the media industry.

Andile Khumalo

Managing Director


Andile, a Chartered Accountant by profession, is the Chief Investment Officer of MSG Afrika, a black-owned media and communications group he co-owns with business partner, Given Mkhari. MSG Afrika has interests in Radio (POWER FM & Capricorn FM), TV Production (Quizzical Pictures), PR & Event Management (The Communications Firm), Print (The Quarto Press), and Outdoor (Continental Outdoor Media), operating in more than 14 African countries.

Andile is also the founder of MyStartUp (www.mystartupsa.com) an online platform for entrepreneurs that seeks to find, develop and support aspiring entrepreneurs.

Andile is a member of the Takeover Regulations Panel (TRP) and serves as a non-executive director of South African Airways.

Andile was born in Umlazi township, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Andile Khumalo is the host of POWER Business every Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 6pm.

Management

Gordon Ferguson

Head of Technology


His career in radio started back in the day when the technology used was His Master Voice turntables at the SABC in the early eighties. He moved to Capital 604, broadcasting from what was then the Transkei.

When the station moved the studios to Durban, he left to join 702. This was during the days when the legendary Stan Katz had the afternoon drive and John Berks the morning drive show. After celebrating 25 years with Primedia, he left to join POWER 98.7 in April.

Denzil Taylor

Head of News


Taylor is a respected journalist, political commentator and communication specialist whose career spans nearly three decades. Outspoken and passionate, he cut his teeth in journalism in 1990 while working for the SABC as a political reporter.

He is one of the few people to have interviewed the late former President Nelson Mandela four times before he became President, and says the elderly Statesman taught him patience, humility, and above all, the importance of forgiveness and being optimistic about the future of South Africa.

Taylor has also worked with three Deputy Presidents – working as their communication specialists. He also lectured in Journalism at the UP. (University of Pretoria).

Taylor is the Head of News and the anchor for POWER Newsroom, together with his news team every Sunday from 9am to 10am.

  • Gordon Ferguson

    Gordon Ferguson

    Head of Technology


    His career in radio started back in the day when the technology used was His Master Voice turntables at the SABC in the early eighties. He moved to Capital 604, broadcasting from what was then the Transkei.

    When the station moved the studios to Durban, he left to join 702. This was during the days when the legendary Stan Katz had the afternoon drive and John Berks the morning drive show. After celebrating 25 years with Primedia, he left to join POWER 98.7 in April.

  • Denzil Taylor

    Denzil Taylor

    Head of News


    Taylor is a respected journalist, political commentator and communication specialist whose career spans nearly three decades. Outspoken and passionate, he cut his teeth in journalism in 1990 while working for the SABC as a political reporter.

    He is one of the few people to have interviewed the late former President Nelson Mandela four times before he became President, and says the elderly Statesman taught him patience, humility, and above all, the importance of forgiveness and being optimistic about the future of South Africa.

    Taylor has also worked with three Deputy Presidents – working as their communication specialists. He also lectured in Journalism at the UP. (University of Pretoria).

    Taylor is the Head of News and the anchor for POWER Newsroom, together with his news team every Sunday from 9am to 10am.