- Metro FM pulled Marawa's sports sow right before the airing of its 100th episode
- Marawa is exhausted by the SABC's drama and felt no need to explain the situation, but he did confirm it
- Nothing that the SABC has said, matches up, you would have thought they would have learnt their lesson after losing him the first time
Metro FM cut the famous sports show‚ ‘Marawa Sports Worldwide’‚ on Tuesday. Robert Marawa, the radio show host, was devastated.
Tuesday marked the shows 100th episode, but also its ending. This came as a huge surprise as the SABC had just gotten Marawa back this year.
The sports caster, like the rest of Mzansi, was in shock. The decision to axe the show was apparently made mere hours before its final airing, reported Sowetan Live.
Having been broadcast on both Metro FM and Radio 2000, the show has a lot of loyal listeners. Its 100th episode was only aired on Radio 2000.
Briefly.co.za learnt that, Robert took to social media to share the bad news. By his post, you can tell that the matter was one of a touchy nature.
Neo Momodu, SABC spokesperson, could not give a reason as to why the 100th episode was not broadcast on Metro FM.
All that Neo could say was that it was part of Metro FM’s ‘festive season schedule effective’ which took effect on Monday‚ 17 December 2018 and it is said that things will return to normal as of January 7 2019.
It was also stated by Neo that ‘all talk shows‚ including Sports and Current Affairs‚ are on recess in line with the festive season schedule’.
Despite what Neo had to say, an anonymous insider said that the decision was allegedly made on Tuesday afternoon, a day after the apparent schedule had taken effect.
Marawa was also informed that his show will only resume on January 14, not January 7 as stated by Neo. It will not be the first time that Metro FM lost him.
There is definitely something fishy going on here. Nothing adds up. Lets just hope that Marawa’s show will resume at some point in January and that it has not been axed completely.
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