Actress and radio personality Tinopona “Tin Tin” Katsande has said that she has been diagnosed with stage 1 cervical cancer.
She rose to national stardom when she featured in the soapie Studio 263 in the early 2000s playing the role of ‘Joyce Huni‘. She was a disc jockey at ZiFM Stereo before her dismissal. She was rehired in February 2018 by the same radio station.
She runs her own NGO called SpeakOut-Handinyarare.
She started her career in her teens as a model, having made Miss Mutare in 1997, and then she went on to become a Miss Zimbabwe finalist in that same year.
She went to California, USA, to study and advanced her modelling career for 9 years.
Upon returning from California in 1999, she got a slot as a television presenter on the Zimbabwe TV breakfast show, AM Zimbabwe which paved way for her acting career.
She landed a role as one of the main cast members of the local soap opera, Studio 263, in which she played ‘Joyce Huni’.