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Clement Manyathela Biography: Early Life And Education | Media Career | Personal Life

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This is the biography of Clement Manyathela, a South African journalist, TV reporter, and MC who has worked in broadcast journalism for over nine years. He covers political news and high-profile events and currently hosts a radio show on 702.


Early Life And Education

Manyathela, born on August 10, 1990, hails from Vaalbank in Mpumalanga, South Africa. His childhood in the village was filled with fun activities like playing mantloane and hide-and-seek with other children. In 2010, he moved to Pretoria to pursue his studies in journalism. There, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Pretoria in 2013.


Clement Manyathela Media Career

Manyathela, has an impressive track record spanning over nine years in the media industry. He began his career at the Pretoria News as a weekend reporter while still studying journalism.

In 2012, he worked at SABC News Online, honing his skills in political news reporting until 2014. During that time, the journalist was a radio presenter at 2oceansvibe Media. He was also a field reporter for Power 98.7 concurrently.

In 2014, Manyathela joined Africa News Network (Ann7) as a Television News Reporter. He was in that role for two years. In 2016, he moved to Eyewitness News (EWN) as a Senior Political Reporter, a position he held for four years. From 2018 to 2020, Clement was ALSO the host of The Morning Show on ETV. From 2020 to 2022, he was a news anchor on eNCA.


Clement Manyathela Biography

Clement Manyathela with President Cyril Ramaphosa [Image: @clementmanyathela/Instagram]


In 2020, Manyathela also expanded to radio hosting, joining Radio 702 as the presenter of The Clement Manyathela Show. Currently, he also hosts Face The Nation on SABC News Online.

Manyathela covered significant events, such as the Zimbabwean elections in 2018. He also reported on the funeral of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. His journalistic prowess allowed him to interview prominent politicians and country leaders.

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Clement Manyathela Personal Life

Clement Manyathela Biography

Clement Manyathela Biography [Image: @clementmanyathela/Instagram]


Manyathela keeps details private, but a recent photo with a beautiful woman at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa suggests love may be in the air. Clement is a sports fanatic and is a frequent marathon runner who has also participated in the London marathon. He also plays gold in his spare time and loves traveling around the world.




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