Kagiso Media: Mahlohonolo Radebe

Mahlohonolo joined the Kagiso Media Group in April 2016.

Kagiso Media’s group head of HR, Mahlohonolo Radebe, spent many years within the financial services environment where she held various middle and senior management roles. Prior to her current role, she was Head of Human Resources at First National Bank Credit Card division. She also spent time as a senior HR manager and EY and Alexander Forbes before that.


2016 – Present: Group HR Director, Kagiso Media

2010 – 2016: Head of HR, Credit Card Division & Retail Forex, First National Bank

2008 – 2010: Senior HR Manager, EY

2008 – 2008: HR Manager, Alexander Forbes

2005 – 2008: Head of HR, Momentum Aspire, Momentum

2004 – 2005: Country HR Manager, JP Morgan Chase


1994 – 1996: B.Soc.Sci, Industrial and Organisational Psychology, University of

                       KwaZulu Natal 

About Kagiso Media

Kagiso Media Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as a media company in South Africa. It operates in four segments: Broadcasting, Information and Other, New Media, and Content. The broadcasting business is involved in radio broadcasting, radio advertising, Internet sales environment, and research and marketing activities. Its radio stations offer audiences to national and local advertisers, who buy largely traditional above-the-line advertising airtime directly from the radio stations. This segment also creates online content for the radio audience. 

The information and other segment publishes and sells information in the areas of law, tax, and accounting in printed and electronic forms to professionals and tertiary students. It also provides legal compliance management services and access to public records through an Internet-based purchasing system. 

The new media segment is involved in the creation of digital campaign solutions across various digital channels, including cellular, viral, interactive kiosks, experiential spaces, direct digital, interactive television, CD ROMs, and DVDs; online media buying services; and publishes howzit.msn.co.za, which offers Microsoft’s Window Live properties, such as Hotmail and Windows live messenger, as well as offers mobile and video channels. 

Lastly, the content segment produces and distributes audio-visual content on broadcasting platforms, such as live and pre-recorded television, concept development, content production, post production, editing, and broadcasting. The company also manages sports rights advertising.