Biography of Bongani Sibeko: Family, Age, Career & Death

Biography of Bongani Sibeko : Family, Age, Career & Death



Bongani Sibeko Family

Bongani Sibeko (born 1961 in Soweto) was a South African film and tv producer.

He was born in the year 1961 in Soweto to liberation struggle stalwarts, the late David and Elizabeth Sibeko, his family later lived in exile in Tanzania, the UK, and New York before returning to SA after 1994.



His accomplishments included working to elect the first African-American mayor of New York City, the late David Dinkins, to hosting the first visit to New York of former president Nelson Mandela under the newly elected Dinkins administration.

Sibeko also worked with the late !Khoisan X (formerly known as Benny Alexander) in hosting American religious leader and political activist Louis Farrakhan.

Bongani also worked together with the late!Khoisan X (Benny Alexander) in hosting American religious leader and political activist Louis Farrakhan, and the late King of Pop Michael Jackson.



He was 60 years old as of the time of his death.


Bongani Sibeko, 60, died at the Sandton Mediclinic in Johannesburg last week after being admitted with a respiratory infection, his family said at the weekend.

“What we know as the family, is that this was essentially organ failure because he had gone to the hospital for a respiratory infection … there were complications. He couldn’t recover from that,” said family spokesperson David Sibeko.

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