Koti has been named the new Business Manager of SABC’s worldwide radio station, Channel Africa. He brought with him more than 23 years of experience in the media, government, business, and, most recently, non-governmental organisations.
He has been the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Director of Communications and Marketing since January 2017. (NMF). He was very keen on developing communication and political participation strategies.
The news of his death has just gone over the internet. Let’s look into this storey to see if we can find out what happened to him.
Luzuko Koti’s death was announced on Twitter by his friends and relatives. Many people have conveyed their condolences to the manager on the internet.
His reason of death, on the other hand, is still unknown. Neither his family nor the authorities have given any details about the circumstances surrounding his death.
Tebogo Ditshego, CEO of DitshegoMedia and President of SAGNET SA, tweeted, “I’m heartbroken to read of the unfortunate death of Luzuko Koti, who had a wonderful soul and opened doors for many people. My thoughts and prayers are with his children and mother, who have lost a father, a son, and a rock. My heartfelt sympathies to his family.”
Similarly, Sipho Ngwenya, the Greater City of Durban’s first democratically elected mayor, stated, “It is with great regret that we announce the death of Luzuko Koti, who passed away earlier today, March 21, 2022.
Luzuko was the Business Manager of Channel Africa, as well as the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s former head of communication and marketing and a presenter at Umhlobo Wenene FM.”
“Luzuko dedicated his life to serving the nation and Africa in all of his roles. Without a doubt, this is a tragic event and the loss of a wonderful patriot. During this sad time, please keep his mother, children, and complete family and loved ones in your thoughts and prayers. More information about all of the arrangements will be released soon.” He went on to say.
Family: Channel Africa Manager Wife And Children
His wife and children have been kept a closely guarded secret. It’s unclear whether Luzuko was married or had children.
However, if he was married, his death must have been traumatic to his wife and children.
For his family and friends, the fact that he left the world at such a young age must be a terrible time. Witnessing the death of a loved one is the most terrible experience anyone can have.
We support his family and extend our heartfelt condolences to Luzuko Koti. May his noble spirit rest in peace for all eternity.
Details on Luzuko Koti’s Bio/Wiki
Luzuko Koti’s official Wikipedia page has yet to be created. We do, however, have some information about Channel Africa’s Business Manager that our readers might be interested in.
Before joining the Foundation, Koti worked at Oresego Holdings as the General Manager and later the Managing Director.
He has also hosted a debate show for SABC radio. He began his media career as a radio current affairs producer for the national broadcaster in 1998, eventually ascending to the post of senior reporter.
Koti has a journalism and communication background. He earned a BA in Communication Science from the University of South Africa.
He also holds a Journalism and Media Studies Certificate from the Development Media Agency in Grahamstown, as well as a Pedagogical Programme in Advanced Journalism from the University of Sigtuna in Sweden.
He also led the NMF’s 2018 Nelson Mandela Centenary festivities, which included former US President Barack Obama delivering the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, as well as other high-profile NMF events with Oprah Winfrey, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie, and others.