The SABC has announced programme and on-air talent changes to its national English medium station SAfm. The Public Broadcaster, via a statement, said that with SAfm having the largest footprint in South Africa, it is important to continuously refresh both its programming and presenters.
Below is the full statement from the SABC and lineup changes on the radio station.
The changes have received reaction on Social Media.
Johannesburg, Friday 06 April 2018 – SAfm remains a radio station with the largest footprint in South Africa, and it is important to refresh, strengthen and rotate… https://t.co/HJ6vK2cWjK
— SAfmRadio ? (@SAfmRadio) April 7, 2018
I’m so disappointed with SAfm changes. Sakina was amazing in them mornings.
— Fadzai (@Fadzai_) April 7, 2018
The changes at @safm are IRRATIONAL. BUT the show must go on, we look forward to spending our evenings with you @AshrafGarda
— Sipho Mnyakeni (@msayphoz) April 8, 2018
I am not happy with these changes however I will still listen to SAFM only because there is no alternative in KZN. Kwanzima!
— Ntobeko Khuluse (@Ntobeko_Khuluse) April 7, 2018
#safm awesome changes. Hope this means less of tax payers money to bail out sabc. @ChrisMaroleng you have our support. We are yours to be reshuffled. ??
— Mzila King (@senzelwe_mzila) April 7, 2018
Kante what’s strange about the changes at #safm ?….a national station has been losing to a provencial one ka the current talent……..change were needed daar.
— Goodnight nomzamo (@Gabakwe_) March 18, 2018