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23 March 2018

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The SABC has signed up Bongani Bingwa to replace Peter Ndoro as its new prime time news co-anchor on SABC News

Bingwa who has been with M-Net's (DStv 101) Carte Blanche for 11 years, has finally cut ties with the current affairs show.

He continued making appearances on Carte Blanche the past few months despite joining Primedia's 702 radio station in July 2017 for a regular presenter slot that made him less available to travel and film inserts. But despite joining the SABC he's just dropping Carte Blanche and will continue with his radio show.

The SABC says Bingwa will co-host the 18:00 to 21:00 timeslot on SABC News next to Francis Herd, starting from Monday, 12 March.

This will include doing the SABC's flagship English TV news bulletin at 21:00 that is simulcast on SABC3.