​South Africa: Journalist Sacked For Calling President Jacob Zuma a Zombie - ARREYB

​South Africa: Journalist Sacked For Calling President Jacob Zuma a Zombie

Share this!

South Africas popular radio presenter, Ravi Govender has been fired by the public broadcaster, SABC, for calling President Jacob Zuma a “zombie in a Facebook post.

News 24 reports that the Radio Lotus presenter had his contract terminated because he cost SABC a loss of reputation by his Facebook post. Kaizer Kganyago, SABC spokesman says the reporter has not vented since his dismissal but had earlier apologized and claimed he put up the post after listening to one of Zumas speeches at the African National Congress conference in Johannesburg. 

Reports say these were the words in the post which was later deleted:

Everyone else is reading this book except you. Click and Download your copy now! 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

 Click, Download now ! How To Make Money, Build Right Relationships With Social Media by Arrey Bate

”Just heard a Zombie Zuma giving a speech on the news. Massacring the beautiful English language. Uneducated creature. Even the other moron [Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe] speaks much better,” 

Many still doubt the initial prompting of Ravi Govenders post which caused his dismissal. However, President Jacob Zumas son, Edward has promised to fire a legal suit against Mr Ravi based on hate speech.

continue on ARREY~B

Because You're Here ...

  Since 2017, we have staked our lives and time to provide tailor-made news reports to our readers from war zones and hot political rivalries in Cameroon - And we have done so for free. As a small online media now reaching over 100,000 monthly readers on all our platforms, we have to rely on hiring/paying members to help keep you all informed. We do this because we believe it is the right thing to do at this time in Cameroon.   We have received many comments from supportive readers asking how they can contribute. The best way is simply to support our online reporting by considering a measly sum for our team on the ground as little as $1. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for our future. Now you can make a donation to us, it only takes one click   Kind regards, Arrey

Share this!

We focus on reporting news, politics, press freedom and human rights stories ARREYB Media is quoted by BBC Monitoring, BBC Focus On Africa, British Council, Infinity Blog Awards USA, politicians on all sides, newspapers and happy ARREYB readers We speak truth to power, check government excesses and push for communities. Founded by Arrey Bate, Cameroonian Journalist, Blogger and Online Consultant ( contact@arreyb.com )

ARREYB MediaRelax, we will break the news to you before anyone else - it's FREE