The SABC drama continues
Jul21

The SABC drama continues

SEVEN fired South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists have approached the Constitutional Court to declare their axing “unconstitutional, unlawful and invalid”. They are joined by an eighth, suspended SABC staffer Vuyo Mvoko, who had not been informed by Tuesday whether his contract had been cancelled. The so-called SABC 8 brought their urgent application on Friday, before their dismissal. Norton Rose...

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No word on Pearl Thusi’s Metro FM return
Feb16

No word on Pearl Thusi’s Metro FM return

Johannesburg- This Saturday will mark two weeks since the SABC confirmed that co-hosts Pearl Thusi and Phat Joe had been taken off air. Rumour has it that the reason for their suspension could be because of Bonang Matheba. According to newspaper reports at the time listeners allegedly got fed up with Phat Joe and Pearl “bashing” Bonang, and complained to the station. At the time SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago confirmed...

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Unathi is back on air
Oct05

Unathi is back on air

JOHANNESBURG – After over five weeks away from her airwaves, Metro FM radio presenter Unathi Msengana was back on air on Monday morning. The SABC said that all issues with the presenter had been resolved. “Unathi will be back on radio (on Monday). There have been several meetings held regarding this and we can confirm she will be back on air,” the SABC’s Kaizer Kganyago said. Unathi was suspended after making...

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Metro FM fires truant Sammy Sosa
Sep15

Metro FM fires truant Sammy Sosa

Metro FM DJ and presenter Sam Lehoko of  The Morning Fix has been fired by the SABC for allegedly cooking lies about her health. SABC spokesman Kaizer Kganyago confirmed that Lehoko was given the boot for her wayward ways. “We can confirm that the SABC has terminated the services of Ms. Lehoko due to material breach of her employment contract between herself and the SABC,” he said In July, Sunday World reported that while...

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Unathi Msengana suspended from Metro FM after Twitter stir
Aug27

Unathi Msengana suspended from Metro FM after Twitter stir

Metro FM jock & Idols SA judge , Unathi Msengana has been taken off air , after a heated twitter conversation. It all started on Monday morning when Unathi caused a stir on twitter after she challenged a student who had called into the radio show she hosts with Glen Lewis to complain about the University of Stellenbosch’s language policy. The studio stated; ‘I applied to study at Stellenbosch University in 2009. I was assured by...

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