Bob Mabena (Photo: Supplied/POWER FM)
Johannesburg – POWER 98.7 has shaken up their line-up to
coincide with their fifth birthday. According to the station, the changes have “taken
into account our audience feedback to strengthen our meaningful conversations
while retaining key talent.”
As of 5 March, award-winning broadcaster Bob Mabena will
take over POWER Breakfast weekdays from 06:00 to 09:00. Bob will be joined by
current POWER Drive presenter Thabo Mduli.
Thabiso TT Tema, the current host of POWER Breakfast, will
take on POWER Drive with an extended hour from 15:00 to 18:00.
With listeners expressing a need for in-depth business news
and economic content, the station has answered with the current host of POWER
Hour, Ayabonga Cawe who will take on an extended version of POWER Business from
18:00 to 20:00.
Andile Khumalo, the current host of POWER Business, will be
waving goodbye to the station to focus on his growing business schedule, while
POWER Perspective with JJ Tabane has been allocated an extra hour and will now
air from 20:00 to midnight, Monday to Thursday. The rest of the daytime
programming will remain unchanged.
Changes to the weekend line-up include the introduction of
another weekend talk show called POWER Weekend Breakfast, to be hosted by Pabi
Moloi. POWER News Assignment editor Neo Leeuw will present POWER Week from
09:00 to midday on Sunday.