Talented local presenter and radio host, Masechaba Ndlovu is billed to return to radio again following her unceremonious departure from SABC’s Metro FM.
Ndlovu left the station under unfamiliar circumstances amid rumour, she was booted out after a controversial interview with musician Babes Wodumo in May last year.
In the interview, Ndlovu allegedly pasted Babes about allegations that she was being abused by her boyfriend, fellow musician Mampintsha, who later lodged a complaint with the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA and the SABC, saying he was not given a right of reply.
In response a senior official at the station, is on record describing Ndlovu's conduct during the interview as to have had been viewed by management as unbecoming and deserving serious action.
Apparently, the talented presenter recently told DRUM, that she will be joining the Drive Time (15:00 to 18:00) team on SAfm next month, and was upbeat being part of the first radio station in the country. She was happy with the confidence the station has exhibited in giving her a slot, and at the right time.
“What people might not know is that SAfm is the very first radio station in the history of South Africa, so this is really big for me. The first of August is also the station’s birthday, so the timing is just so Godly,” she opens up to DRUM recently.
Emerging from an induction meeting with the the station members Ndlovu highlights how she would like to incorporate the human face in her stories, in line with the current trends, putting more emphasis on the girl child and women.
The feature, at the moment runs once per week, but as for August it would be done do daily – looking into a broader spectrum, story behind the story of the unsung heroines in various industries. As for Ndlovu, she would love to explore their personal, professional journeys as women, as a woman and mother also, she intends to breathe some feminine aspect into the show.