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Amon Sipho “Fano” Sibisi was born in an area called eChibini on the 15 June 1957. He
was born of his late father, Mr Amos Sibisi and Mrs D.P. Sibisi.

He matriculated at Dlangezwa High School in 1975. Thereafter, he enrolled with the
University of Natal – Medical School for two years. Whilst at the University, he felt a
calling from God to preach the Gospel. It is then that he joined the KwaSizabantu
Mission as a preacher and interpreter.

Whilst at KwaSizabantu Mission, he was a founder-member of Domino Servite School
and member of the School Board (1986). Founder-member and first president of
Christians for Truth and later (1997) first president of Christians for Truth International
to date (1990). Founder-member and later elected Station Manager of Radio Khwezi to
date (1995). In 1995, he was also elected to the Board of the Association of Christians
Broadcasters. In 1997, he was elected to the Council of Appelsbosch College of
Education. In 1998, he was appointed to the Board of Reference of Focus on the Family,
Southern Africa. In 2000, he was elected to the KZN Executive of the National
Community Radio Forum (NCRF).

On education, in 1997, he obtained a Certificate in Business Management at the Small
Business Bureau of Potchefstroom University. Then later (1999) further obtained an
Advanced Business Management Certificate, a Certificate in Business Consultancy,
Completed the Intermediate Examination of the Southern African Institute of Chartered
Secretaries and Administrators (towards the CIS diploma), accepted as Licentiate of the
Chartered Institute of Business Management.

In 2000, he was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease. Although the doctors had
predicted that he would live less than a year from the time he was diagnosed,
perseverance, kindness, care, God’s grace, his faith and love for God sustained him for
the past ten years.

He was admitted to Ethekwini Hospital on the 21 May 2011 and peacefully ascended to
Heaven on the 2 June 2011.

He left behind his loving wife, Lindiwe, and five children (Nondumiso, Nomqhele,
Mbonisiwezizwe, Meliqiniso, S’nenhlanhla) and his grandchild, Enhle.

				
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