3 September 2020

Rhulani Baloyi

Rhulani is both a radio and television journalist. She is the talk show presenter of SAFM radio’s Intune, which broadcasts live every Saturday. Intune is a youth programme which includes Takalani Sesame and Soul Buddyz, among others.

Rhulani is co-presenter for SABC talk show Shift and editor for SABC Radio News. She is the first blind person in South
Africa to be a journalist in both radio and television.

Rhulani matriculated at Siloe School for the Blind in Limpopo Province in 1990. After obtaining her BA and Higher Education Diploma from the University of the Witwatersrand, she became a journalist at the SABC, specialising in many different areas, including crime reporting.

Rhulani speaks English, Sepedi, Xitsonga, Tshivenda, IsiZulu and Sign Language.