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Thembekile Mrototo Bids Newzroom Afrika Farewell

Thembekile Mrototo Bids Newzroom Afrika Farewell. After one and a half years with the news channel, Thembekile Mrototo is saying his goodbyes.

Mrototo stamped his mark in the industry when he anchored News Grid, the 4 PM-5 PM weekday slot on 24-hour news channel eNCA. The award- winning news anchor left eNCA to be part of Newzroom Afrika, in July 2021. air every weekend from 12 to 3pm. Mrototo presented Newsfeed which aired every weekend from 12 to 3pm. In June 2023, he was happy to announce that he will be joining Cathy Mohlahlana  on News At Prime. Mrototo also presented a solo hour every evening from 8 to 9pm.

Today marks his last day at Newzroom Afrika. Taking to social media, Mrototo shared that has has resigned from the channel, and today is his last day. He then thanked everyone who has been part of his journey since 2021.


Today is my last day @Newzroom405.
I have resigned from the channel and my last show will be at 6pm tonight.

Thank you to all the colleagues who’ve contributed to the many wonderful broadcasts since 2021.

THANK YOU for watching and always being so generous with your feedback,” he said.

Mrototo began his career on Bloemfontein-based community radio station, Motheo FM, when he was just 19 years-old. Many have come to know the seasoned presenter for his 947 Breakfast Club show. Before that, Mrototo was a familiar voice on Gauteng talk radio station 702, where he presented late night and overnight news bulletins for almost two years before sister-station 947 came calling.

He has also made appearances on popular telenovelas ‘The River’ on 1Magic in 2018 and ‘Legacy’ which launched on Mnet in 2020.

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