Weekday mornings will not be the same for Lesedi FM listeners after the legendary Chomane Chomane hung up his microphone after three decades with the station.
The show, which boasted over 1.5-million listeners daily, had a strong self-empowerment theme, a shift from its strong inclination towards sport a few years ago. This also earned him the Steve Tshwete lifetime achievement in the 2015 SA Sport Awards
Chomane was a teacher when he joined the station in 1981 as a junior presenter. He told his listeners he was going into business full-time. He owns a funeral services business in Soweto.
When we called for comment, he said: "Let's speak next week, I am at a funeral." He'll be replaced by Tsholo Leokaoke from tomorrow.
In another shock move at the SABC, 5FM breakfast show presenter DJ Fresh is moving to Metro FM, where breakfast host Glen Lewis has also quit.