The SABC has announced that popular TV and radio presenter and award winning author Redi Thlabi will be hosting a new current affairs show on Sunday evenings on SABC 3.
Redi took to Twitter to confirm the news and respond to well wishes
Thanks to all the "Didn't she say she's going to America, it's a lie ?" I shared details of my mom's illness. My phone started ringing with news bosses saying "since you are here.." I weighed up options. But when the formidable SABC news boss said "hey wena"..I said "YES MAM!"
— Redi Tlhabi (@RediTlhabi) October 3, 2018
In a statement the SABC said: “This is part of SABC’s efforts to attract top talent to enhance and strengthen audience experience, in line with its turnaround plan. Tlhabi, who is no stranger to the SABC, brings immense experience and knowledge in the television news domain, including working with international broadcasting platforms such as Aljazeera and BBC World News. She is a distinguished broadcast journalist, columnist and author.”
Redi’s new show Unfiltered launches on Sunday 7 October 2018 at 20:30, on the SABC News Channel and SABC 3.