The SABC has parted ways with media personality and multi-award winning sports presenter Robert Marawa – via text message!
Marawa changed into once told by text message no longer to return in for his final showcase on Friday, 30 July.
It’s no longer the foremost time Marawa has been fired by the public broadcaster after the two parted ways help in 2017.
Marawa changed into once furthermore fired by SuperSport as a TV sports anchor in 2019.
Robert Marawa returned to SABC by well-liked quiz and public stress.to high-tail a simulcast sports showcase that aired on Radio 2000 and Metro FM referred to as Marawa Sports actions Worldwide (MSW).
Things clearly grew to change into bitter for a 2d time, then again!
Marawa took to social media to section with his over 1.1 million followers a text message change with SABC acting region supervisor Kina Nhlengethwa whereby the latter said: “You’d like no longer advance in for the showcase this present day as there can be no MSW broadcast showcase tonight.”
In an ironic turn of events, Marawa’s MSW showcase gained the category for Handiest Sports actions Stamp: Industrial on the SA Radio Awards on Friday – the identical day he changed into once fired!
Meanwhile, the SABC furthermore launched sports presenter Vaylen Kirtley within the identical press commentary announcing Marawa’s departure.
“The South African Broadcasting Company (SABC) would love to order the departure of notorious sports broadcasters, Mr. Robert Marawa and Ms. Vaylen Kirtley. Robert Marawa departs following the conclusion of the MSW (Marawa Sport Worldwide), which Marawa introduced on both METRO FM and Radio 2000 concurrently,” the SABC wrote of their commentary.
“Ms. Kirtley introduced the Sport segment of SABC’s tv contemporary affairs showcase, Morning Live, and changed into once furthermore an anchor for SABC sport programming. She joined the SABC 20 years within the past and started with junior sports programmes on the time.
“The SABC would love to want Mr. Marawa and Ms. Kirtley correctly of their future endeavours and appreciates their contribution to SABC Sport programming.”