Local radio station, Kaya FM has announced that Kgomotso Matsunyane and Ndumiso Ngcobo are leaving the station as their contracts have not been renewed.
Uncaptured was described as a show that got listeners involved in thought-provoking opinion pieces and discussions on issues such as love, life, politics and everything in between to which the station says has been a crucial part of their national conversation with listeners.
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In a statement, Kaya FM confirmed that the contracts of both parties have come to an end. The two hosted Uncaptured on Monday to Thursday between 3pm and 5pm and have occupied this slot for the past three years. They will host their last show on Thursday the 28th of May, with Ngcobo’s last show being on the 29th of May alongside Skhumba on Good Friday.
Speaking on their time at the station, they said that the two have contributed “Matsunanye and Ngcobo’s contributions to Kaya as a business and the radio industry at large are unprecedented. Kaya is deeply appreciative of their commitment over the years. They are among the most successful broadcasters of our time and have constantly shown passion and drive through their work.”
“The station was able to achieve a lot with the show, including cultivating a culture of intimate connections and dialogues with listeners”, Kaya FM said.
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Last year, Uncaptured won the award for the Best Afternoon Drive Show at the 2019 Liberty Awards where Matsunanye was also a nominee in the category for Best Afternoon Drive Presenter. She also hosted The Showcase with Matsunanye on Kaya TV, a platform for up-and-coming artists and their musical journeys.
Kgomotso Meso has been named as the stand in host for the month of June as the station is set to launch a new drive-show starting in July 2020.