TV presenter Samora Mangesi gets suspended

TV presenter Samora Mangesi gets suspended

TV presenter Samora Mangesi gets suspended

Samora Mangesi is under investigation after he allegedly showed up to work drunk.

The star was unable to finish his show on Friday, 9 April as a result of him being drunk.

According to Igonga Labatsha listeners, they said he switched on the mic, they noticed he was not himself.

Belinda Spellman took to Facebook saying: “Guys, I am listening to Samora’s slot on Umhlobo Wenene. Hey Khulangahlangene. I suspect he’s drunk.”

Samora denied being drunk and blamed it on medication.

He went ahead to apologize to listeners and the SABC.

Samora wrote: “To my family, my friends, colleagues and loyal listeners of UMhlobo Wenene FM 88 – 106

Firstly I would like to start off by acknowledging and apologising for the events which took place on the 9th of April 2022 leading up to and during the broadcast of Iqonga Labatsha.It was quite unfortunate and hurtful to see comments after the said broadcast talking to how much I don’t appreciate this opportunity and how I’m not committed to this platform when in actual fact it is quite the opposite. I decided to remain quiet and take the lashing until the matter had been resolved with the necessary stakeholders, to which it now has been.”

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