Thabile Ngwato talks about her excitement over Newzroom Afrika launch

Thabile Ngwato talks about her excitement over Newzroom Afrika launch

Newzroom Afrika is South Africa's brand new black-owned 4-hour news channel and its two founders, Thabile Ngwato and Thokozani Nkosi, are beyond excited. Thabile said getting here has been very fulfilling.

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The Guptas' ANN7 has been replaced by a new black-owned 24-hour news channel, Newzroom Afrika.

Its founders, Thabile Ngwato and Thokozani Nkosi, are super excited about their channel, which was launched on Thursday, 2 May.

Thabile proudly said that the journey to finally have Newzroom Afrika on air was the most fulfilling one of her life, according to Youth Village.

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The former SABC news anchor has been keeping Mzansi updated about the development of the channel and can now proudly stand back and look at its success.

“This has been and will be the most fulfilling journey of my life. So grateful to lead a team of talented, committed and inspiring individuals, alongside the best business partner anyone could ask for." – Thokozani Nkosi

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eNCA reported that former news anchor, Cathy Mohlahlana, will take the role of lead anchor at the channel and Thulasizwe Simelane, political expert, Marc Lewis, sports journalist, and JJ Thabane, talk-show veteran, will also be part of the line-up.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Natasha Thorp, Gugu Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo will be seen on Newsroom Afrika's breakfast show while business commentator Ayabonga Cawe will be focusing on the small business sector.

Dianne Hawker, former news head at PowerFM, will be head of the news and current affairs department.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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