Dineo Ranaka replaces Bonang on Metro FM

Popular TV personality Dineo Ranaka is the new co-host of Metro FM’s The Front Row‚ replacing Bonang Matheba.

Dineo stepped into the role only hours after Bonang announced that she had resigned from the station. She started her first show as co-host with Lerato Kganyago on Tuesday morning.

Speaking to TshisaLIVE‚ SABC spokesperson Kazier Kganyago confirmed that Dineo had joined Metro FM and said that the station did all it could to replace Bonang with someone of a similar quality.

Also read:'It was not about Lerato Kganyago‚ I resigned on principle‚' says Bonang MathebaBonang Matheba has come out strongly to set the record straight on what prompted her shock resignation from Metro FM‚ saying it was a decision based on “principle“. 

“Dineo is the new co-host and will be on the show for the foreseeable future. We are a business and when one person leaves we work hard to replace them with someone of a similar quality‚” Kaizer said.

Fans have flooded Twitter with a string of comments and memes to share their thoughts on the move.

Dineo’s appointment comes less than 24 hours since Bonang resigned from the station.

Despite insiders claiming that Bonang resigned after being informed about co-hosting with Lerato Kganyago‚ B rubbished the claims.

Also read:Bonang on Metro FM resignation: 'I found out about the changes an hour before I went on air'In the wake of her shock departure from Metro FM‚ Bonang Matheba has claimed that she was told about the changes to her show an hour before she went on air. 

Bonang told TshisaLIVE that she left “on principle” and that she was only notified about the changes an hour before she went on air.

“It could have been anybody else in that chair. It could have been male‚ female‚ a famous person or a non-famous person. It was principle that mattered to me‚” she said.

 

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