There was chaos  at SABC this week after 12 managers were retrenched from all its radio stations countrywide.

Sunday World reports that the following managers have lost their jobs :

Lesedi FM – Mamontha Motaung

Thobela FM – Madikana Matjila


Mughana Lonene  – Lawrence Ubisi

Ligwalagwala FM – Rio Mabunda

Umhlobe Wenene – Phumzile Mnci

Metro FM – Sibongile Mtyali

MSG – Magdaleen Kruger

Radio 2000 – Puleng Thulo

Lotus FM – Alvin Pillay

5FM – Jade Mostert

Phala Phala FM – Freddy Sadiki

Ukhozi FM – Vacant

The newspaper revealed that the management of radio stations will now be merged into combos under business managers.

Thobela FM, Phala Phala FM and Mughana Lonene FM will be under the Limpopo Combo.

SAFM, Lotus FM and Radio 2000 will be under the Fortune Combo.

5FM and Good Hope FM will be under the PCA combo.

Ligwalagwala FM and ikwekwezi FM will be under the Mpumalanga combo.

Motsweding and Lesedi FM will be under the inland combo.

Umhlobo Wenene and TruFM will be under the Eastern Cape Combo.

Metro FM, Ukhozi FM, RSG, and Channel Africa will be under a strategic brand.

Matjila has been interviewed for the business manager position and is awaiting the outcome.

Managers of radio stations were laid off because they did not have the necessary qualifications.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday World – 7 March 2021.