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Radio stalwarts leave Lotus FM under Section 189 – their statements here

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621 SABC employees – among them Sagren Naidoo, Tansen Nepaul and Deon Chetty – left the SABC for the last time on Wednesday, 31 March. This number was made up 346 employees who had opted for voluntary severance packages, while 275 people were in positions that had been made redundant. As we reported, it was the end of a long and combative Section 189 retrenchment process. Some of these lights were from Lotus FM, the dedicated Indian radio station. As reported by Sunday Tribune, veteran Sagren Naidoo, with 32 years experience said he didn’t realise the impact he had made until he received calls this week from listeners. “I was doing what I loved best as a music compiler, religious producer and working with broadcasters covering a full spectrum of radio. I worked with some of the stalwarts of radio …

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Ryan Nair leaves 5FM – in his own words

Ryan Nair

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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