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Sureshnie Rider leaves 5FM Roger Good Show, releases official statement

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5FM Dj Sureshnie Rider has been let go from the Roger Goode Show. This axing was announced last week in a slew of reshuffling from the troubled state broadcaster. Read: #EnoughIsEnough says Sureshnie Rieder 5fm Sureshnie Rider’s Heartfelt Letter To ‘Shanaya the First vs Ewings Sarcoma’ Ryan Nair leaves 5FM – in his own words SABC goes ahead with massive cuts Here is her statement: 5fm has been both my ONE DAY and DAY ONE!. I have been part of the 5fm family for 18 years and on Wednesday, I say goodbye. As a kid, my dream was to ‘ONE DAY’ host the World Chart Show and, it came true with me getting to host the 5fm Top40. A show that won us best Weekend Show and took me all the way to Nashville Tennessee for a sit down with …

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Ryan Nair leaves 5FM – in his own words

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Ryan Nair, 5FM DJ and multiple DJ champion has left 5fm, and released this statement on his facebook page: Peace Out… For now! ✌ After many years of being part of the 5fm family, transitioning from a mix show DJ to radio host, the time has come for me to say Goodbye. What started as a dream manifested its way into reality. 2009 was where the journey began, having my first shot as a resident mix DJ on The Late Night Fix with DJ Fix and a few years later becoming the Ultimix Battle Champ with DJ Fresh. I have held that residency from 2012 till this day! The Ultimix was the most iconic mix show on South African radio and it’s been a pleasure rocking it throughout the years! Fast forward to 2018/19 and that was the birth of …

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SABC goes ahead with massive cuts


By tomorrow, 1 April, a total of 621 employees will have been let go via the SABC’s protracted Section 189 process and cuts. The state broadcaster on Tuesday said that it had concluded the process and would transition into the new “fit-for-purpose” structure effective 1 April 2021. It faced resistance from employees and worker unions since it initially announced the process in June 2020 and the last week saw the departures of headline stars such as Sureshnie Rider and Ryan Nair. Indian Spice, through its founder, Naufal Khan, was a constant pressure on the once-proud organisation to reform its bloated structure. He exposed the link that poor management had, opening the door to corruption and sexual harassment and jobs for favours. We continue his record of investigations and thereby building better radio and TV for all South Africans. Email us …

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