Award-winning journalist, author and veteran reporter on Parliament Lukhanyo Calata has been appointed in the hot seat as politics editor from mid-July, says the channel.

According to the channel, Thembekile Mrototo officially stepped into the role of the anchor on Daytime Update from midday to 15:00. 

The channel says that Mrototo will be getting to the heart of the story with a focus on the leading news of the day, while Tumisang Ndlovu becomes the business anchor on AM Report.

Kwena Moabelo has joined the sports desk as an anchor. Newzroom Afrika adds that it has a new reporter in the North West — Refiloe Seboko — who will be getting in touch with the voices on the ground in the North West province.

Newzroom Afrika chief executive officer Thabile Ngwato says that the new appointments and changes to the line-up would enhance the channel's focus on providing credible and authoritative news, produced by journalists of the highest calibre.

"We operate in a dynamic, ever-shifting environment and we are evolving all the time, developing new talent and sharpening our storytelling capabilities to ensure we remain the trusted news and information service of choice," concludes Ngwato.

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