Thomas Mlambo leaves the SABC to persue other interests

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The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced the departure of fan favourite Thomas Mlambo.

The broadcaste released a statement on the 1st of April which read as follows
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to announce the departure of Mr. Thomas Mlambo, who was one of the public broadcaster’s top sporting radio and television Anchors. After almost a decade with the SABC, wherein he hosted the country’s leading sports shows such as SABC’s flagship sport football review show, Soccerzone, the late-night Sport @ 10, Laduma, various AFCON tournaments, the FA Cup, the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups, the Olympics as well as the Ultimate Sport show on Metro FM, Mlambo has decided to leave the SABC to pursue other interests.

The head of sport at SABC,Gary Rathbone said “SABC Sport will miss Thomas – he is an extremely talented and professional sports broadcaster. Thomas has been at the heart of our on-air experience for sports fans across the country for many years. His dedication to the cause is unquestionable and he remains a brilliant example of what on-air excellence looks like in the world of sport and media.”

Here is how South Africans reacted to the news with some thinking that this is April fool’s day prank.

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