Tweeps give mixed response to news of Robert Marawa’s radio return

Tweeps give mixed response to news of Robert Marawa’s radio return

- Robert Marawa will be joining SABC again

- In a never-done-before move, Marawa will host two shows in simulcast on a daily show

- His return has been met with mixed-emotions

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In a move that has never happened in the past, Robert Marawa will again join the ranks of the SABC as a presented for not one, but two two-hour sports shows.

Marawa has been appointed to host two radio sports shows that will be simulcast on Metro FM and Radio 2000 between 18:00 and 20:00 from Monday to Friday.

Radio hosts at SABC seem set to welcome the former host back with open arms.

This move was a surprise to many as Marawa split from the SABC in July last year following a disagreement with them station over the suspension of his producer, Beverley Maphangwa.

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Following the announcement, many Tweeps have voiced their concern at his return.

Marawa himself seemed upbeat following the announcement and was tweeting inspirational messages to his fans.

In a comment to TimesLive, SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago stated that he was not prepared to speak about the new appointment until he had seen a signed contract.

"Until I have seen a signed contract‚ I cannot say anything. You know my policy‚" Kganyago said on Friday morning. As long as someone has not shown me a signed contract yet‚ then I really cannot say anything my brother."

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This is a change from previous movements where in March, reported that Marawa would be leaving Metro FM to move to Radio 2000. There were reports that Marawa's decision to join Radio 2000 had stunned Metro FM.

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