Media personality Masechaba Ndlovu has been appointed as the new spokesperson for the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, Minister Nathi Mthethwa has confirmed.
In a tweet, the minister announced the news and described the former Metro FM presenter as a “Pan-African brand and dynamic trailblazer”.
“I am pleased to welcome @MasechabaNdlovu to the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture as my newly appointed Spokesperson. As a Department, we know that you will play an integral part in executing our motto of ‘laying the foundation for greatness,” he said.
Masechaba will be taking over the reins from award-winning journalist and producer Asanda Magaqa. Asanda held the position from April 2018 and her reason for leaving has not been revealed.
Masechaba is a seasoned TV presenter, with a background in news and current affairs. She has been the host of many TV and radio shows covering lifestyle, talk and entertainment.