Dineo Ranaka

‘The road doesn’t end here’: Dineo Ranaka bids farewell to Metro FM. Image via Twitter @dineoranaka

‘The road doesn’t end here’: Dineo Ranaka bids farewell to Metro FM

Popular radio personality Dineo Ranaka has bid farewell to her midday show ‘The Bridge’ on Metro FM after four years.

Dineo Ranaka

‘The road doesn’t end here’: Dineo Ranaka bids farewell to Metro FM. Image via Twitter @dineoranaka

Seasoned broadcaster and DJ Dineo Ranaka has announced her departure from her Metro FM show The Bridge to focus on her music career and her OpenID podcast.  

Ranaka who’s been with the station for four years on the popular midday show, revealed her departure in a statement on Tuesday afternoon 13 June.  

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The media personality who’s entertained Metro FM listeners for four years on The Bridge revealed she’s now ready for greener pastures and has thanked the SABC and the listeners for supporting her.  

“After 4 years, Dineo Ranaka’s time at Metro FM has come to an end. Her last show on air will be on Friday 17th June 2022.”

“This comes after a fantastic opportunity presented itself and the timing could not have been perfect for Ranaka.”  

“The road does not end here for Dineo in radio. Details pertaining to her new radio home will be shared in due course. She will also take this time to work on her music career and the OpenID podcast. Following the warm reception Ukhona featuring Nokwazi received from her fans, Ranaka plans to release her second single in July 2022,” the statement says.  

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The mother of three also revealed in an interview with Drum Magazine that the next venture will be announced in due as her fans and tweeps speculate she’s replaced Thomas Msengana and Skhumba Hlope on Kaya 959, who were reportedly fired this week.

“My time at Metro FM has been nothing short of amazing and adventurous. I have enjoyed both my relationship with management, colleagues, listeners, as well as advertisers. It has truly been beautiful.”   

“An opportunity to expand myself has been presented to me and it was one I couldn’t resist.”  

Ranaka who was suspended earlier this year from The Bridge for partaking in the #Umlando challenge also tells the publication that she had the most fun at the station.   

“There’s truly nothing I won’t miss. Metro FM is surely an institute that I have had the most fun in my radio career thus far. I was entrusted with a great responsibility to increase listenership as well revenue and have excelled in both because of the freedom and acceptance I was granted.” 

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