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Legendary broadcaster calls it quits

2017-08-21 12:29
 
 Walter Mokoena

Johannesburg - Walter Mokoena has been a SABC sports broadcaster for almost 19 years and is said to have tendered his resignation from the public broadcaster.

According to the presenter there's no bad blood, instead he's just trying to challenge himself.

"I enjoy challenging myself. I’m not quitting because I had issues, the SABC has been good to me and is the reason I’m the person I am today."

Mokoena has ventured into business and said that he has a management company.

"I’d like to thank the public broadcaster for contributing to the person I’ve become. But I won’t be lost in the game, as I’m running a management company, through which we’ve signed an impressive list of players."

He is also a father of two girls also said that he wanted to take this time to spend with his growing daughters as in the past he was always in the studio.

"I’ve been spending most of my time in studio for all these years, so it’s about time I give my kids the attention they want as their father."

Walter revealed that he is a Journalism lecturer at the University of the Witwatersand, and he has also started a online newspaper; Joburg Post.

"I’ll always be grateful to the SABC. The company allowed me to grow as a presenter and afforded me opportunities, including starting the Joburg Post, an online news site I run through the Pan African States," Walter said.



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