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BornLorraine Charlotte Bgoya
(1986-08-05) August 5, 1986 (age 36)
  • Radio Personality
Known forBeing a radio personality at ZiFM Stereo

Lochnation is a Zimbabwean radio personality. She used to work for ZiFM Stereo.


Lochnation was born Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya on 5 August 1986 to Tanzanian parents, with her father being a doctor.[1]


Lochnation attended primary school at Selbourne Routledge Primary School in Belvedere, Harare before going to Peterhouse Girls, in Marondera. She then moved to the United States of America where she attained her Masters in Intellectual Property.[1]


She worked for Iron Stone Bank as a Financial Services Representative from 2007 to 2009. Between 2009 and 2010 she worked for Aaron's Inc as an Office Administrator before she joined the United Nations Development Programme from March 2014 to February 2015.[2]She was hired by ZiFM Stereo via auditions through her podcast which she and her Off The Wall co-host, Danis Dube a.k.a DannyThatGuy, were hosting prior to the launch of the radio station. Lochnation worked for ZiFM since its launch in 2015 hosting the show known as Off the Wall.

Outside radio, Lochnation is involved in a lot of creative projects that include her blogs, The Fest Gurus which is an in-development television show that will take you on a tour of festivals across Africa. She hosts the show with friend, Zambian socialite Mazuba 'Maz' Kapambwe and this year she was announced as the community manager for Moto Republik creative hub . She is also an MC having hosted various prestigious events including the Zimbabwe Music Awards, Bona Mugabe's wedding, amongst many others. She has been part of the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), Shoko Festival, Victoria Falls Festival to mention but a few.[1]

Tehn Diamond Dating Rumours

In June 2016 there were rumours that she was dating musician Tehn Diamond and that he was cheating on her with fellow musician Ammara Brown. There were also rumours that she had been involved in a fight with Ammara over Tehn Diamond. Tehn Diamond confirmed that the two had been dating secretly for some time,

"Look‚ Lochnation and I have been together for so long. We’ve been engaged for almost a year now. She’s mine and I love her so much and the thing about Ammara is nothing but a farce. Ammara and I are best of friends"

Lochnation also confirmed that the two were engaged. She dismissed the rumours that she had been involved in a fight with Ammara stating that the two are friends.[3]


  • Lochnation is right handed
  • Her favourite instrument is the Djembe Drum[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Know Your Music: Lochnation, Groove Mag International, published: August 12, 2015, retrieved: June 27, 2016
  2. Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya, LinkedIn, published: No Date Given, retrieved: June 27, 2016
  3. Tehn Diamond and Lochnation an item, Herald, published: June 27, 2016, retrieved: June 27, 2016
  4. A Moment With… Lochnation, 3MOB, January 10, 2014, retrieved: June 27, 2017