MultiChoice spokesperson Kenneth Nxumalo confirmed they would be pulling the plug at midnight on Monday on the channel that started in 2013.
“Our contract with Afro Worldview comes to an end today. We will provide an update about the Afro Worldview channel by end of day today.”
It remains unclear what will take its place on channel 405.
Afrotone Media Holdings chairperson Mzwanele Manyi‚ who owns Afro Worldview‚ said on Monday evening: “I am not talking to media on Afro Worldview business on any issue whatsoever.”
On Monday‚ Manyi tweeted a photograph of the staff and said: “Dear South Africa‚ Please put this innocent team of Bread Winners in your prayers. (sic). They NEED their jobs.”