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.