- YFM has fired one of their content producers after she shared tweets that were considered racist
- The senior content producer, Camagwini Mavovana, was suspended two weeks ago already
- Mavovana posted comments about Nicholas Ninow and white people
Camagwini Mavovana, the senior content producer at YFM radio station has been fired after complaints about her tweets.
Mavovana commented on the conviction of the 'Dros rapist', Nicholas Ninow, and what she said did not sit right with other people.
According to The South African, Mavovana was suspended two weeks ago after complaints about her tweets.
Mavovana deleted her Twitter profile after attracting attention but Briefly.co.za gathered that she had tweeted the following:
"Nicholas is representing his race well. Amnesia is something they’re good at, especially when they have to take accountability. Let the dog rot in jail and call it a day."
Haseena Cassim, YFM's Managing Director, said the station encourages a united society and non-racialism.
"The station is mindful of its role and power in shaping and influencing the mindsets of young people and endeavours to create a platform of open, transparent and inclusive conversation. In as much as we promote and encourage freedom of expression, we cannot ignore that full enjoyment of a right could infringe on other rights.
"There is no excuse for the statement made by Ms Mavovana and the station unequivocally condemns it. The offensive comments do not reflect the views and values of YFM.
"Ms Mavovana was immediately suspended following management being made aware of the post. After careful consideration, Ms Mavovana’s contract with YFM has been terminated."
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