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For the last time': Thomas and Skhumba bid farewell to Kaya 959 [VIDEO]

24/06/2022

For the last time': Thomas and Skhumba bid farewell to Kaya 959 [VIDEO][Watch video] Breakfast hosts Thomas Msengana and Skhumba Hlophe bid farewell to Kaya 959 listeners this morning (24 June).

by Rae Seleme

24-06-2022 10:13

in Entertainment

For the last time': Thomas and Skhumba bid farewell to Kaya 959 [VIDEO]. Image via Twitter @Kayaon959

Kaya 959's popular hosts Thomas Msengana and Skhumba Hlophe announced their departures this morning (24 June) on their breakfast show.

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This is after the station reportedly fired them for being off-target and replaced them with seasoned broadcasters Dineo Ranaka and Sol Phenduka.

ALSO READ: The road doesn't end here': Dineo Ranaka bids farewell to Metro FM

WE LOVE IT IN THE MORNING. #ThomasAndSkhumba pic.twitter.com/e5hDb6WmE0

Kaya 959 (@KayaON959) June 24, 2022

GOOD MORNING FOR THE VERY LAST TIME' The comedian Skhumba Hlophe and seasoned broadcaster Thomas Msengana presented their last breakfast show this morning on Kaya 959.

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The station announced Msengana and Hlophe their replacements and have reportedly been replaced as part of their brand repositioning strategy to grow listenership and advertising revenue.

Sources from the Johannesburg-based station told Sunday World that Hlophe and Msengana were removed from the show because the ratings have dropped drastically and the show has struggled to attract advertising.

The source added Msengana, who was working on the daytime show before teaming up with Hlophe for the breakfast show, was just collateral damage.

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Skhumba was supposed to be the only one gone as he is not radio material.

Kaya 959's new breakfast host Dineo Ranaka also announced her departure from the Metro FM show The Bridge on social media last week (14 June).

ALSO READ:Kaya 959 reportedly fired Thomas Msengana and Skhumba Hlophe

For the last time in the Morning #WeLoveItInTheMorning #ThomasAndSkhumba pic.twitter.com/UXbgdzY1wO

official_ (@skhumbi) June 24, 2022

KAYA 959 LISTENERS BID FAREWELL @TebogoPetja:

Mornings will never be the same without you. I've followed you since your early days on 180 till now. #TheShowGoesOn and all the best with your new venture! This is it fam.

@BongiMoima:

Wishing you both the best Ngiyazi I'll find you somewhere doing what you are good at individually

@ZitheloMngadi:

Siyabonga for the great memories. Will you please rap for us before the end of the show?

@_bello_k:

My morning routine just changed instantly, now I need to find a new way to get myself ready for the day & still have fun doing that mina I'm hurt by your departure from the morning slot.

@nthafla_nkobeng:

This is a big mistake, anyway I'll listen for the last time today ..senghembe, hello @Radio2000_ZA.

ALSO READ: Hands off Thomas and Skhumba!': Listeners rally behind Kaya FM hosts

We going to miss you #ThomasAndSkhumba O clock the only Best O clock in the morning on the street on the Air pic.twitter.com/sHl7Fdb08M

Dj NDILE.S (@MzwandileSontu2) June 24, 2022

ALSO READ:Thomas & Skhumba OUT?: Kaya 959 confirm Dineo & Sol joined station

Oooh no we love it in morning, am so sad guys you have made my mornings the best pic.twitter.com/x39T3G1HcG

Sai (@NomsaNkohla) June 24, 2022

Dineo Ranaka and Sol Phenduka join Kaya FM

The station will announce a new radio lineup on 1 July. https://t.co/MN5h0O01wH pic.twitter.com/6OrZR50o7O

Buzz Life News (@BuzzLifenews) June 15, 2022

For the last time in the morning listening to the best show in mzantsi pic.twitter.com/wPPiO2QJts

Paulvila (@Paulvila1) June 24, 2022

Im glad to have listened to you every single day . All the best majita

I m_An_African (@NkosieZulu) June 24, 2022

It hurts hearing that this is the last time I hear awkward, fun and awakening intros to the day We still love IT in the morning #ThomasAndSkhumba it s been quite a beautiful 13 months of waking up to listening to you Thank you for the best times of the morning https://t.co/TK8p886MHH

_bello_k (@_bello_k) June 24, 2022

@thomasmsengana and @skhumbi thank you for making my mornings since #ThomasAndSkhumba show started I ve been here listening without fail and I was never disappointed. Thank you for everything.i love you and all the best.@KayaON959 https://t.co/OgG1p5wLVW pic.twitter.com/a8SgHTGSne

Gabi (@Gabisile_Nxums) June 24, 2022

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