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Saturday, 08 July 2023 11:32

Breakfast host Dineo Ranaka and Kayafm have officially cut ties.

By Lehlohonolo Lehana.

Media personality Dineo Ranaka has shared that she's struggling with suicidal thoughts. Picture: Instagram/dineoranaka.

Radio personality Dineo Ranaka, took social media platform to confirm that she has been fired as the Kaya FM's 959 Breakfast show host.

Via an Instagram post on Saturday 8 July., " She said, I just got fired from Kayafm, Interesting season of my life and what's next for Dineo."

Ranaka has been off air for almost two months after suffering from another episode of depression, which resulted in her contemplating suicide.

Fullview understands Ranaka's imminent departure from the Gauteng-based commercial station, has been on the horizon since her social media meltdown.

The station hierarchy first got information from her associates that she would return to her cushy job after a week.

They then asked her colleague Sizwe Dhlomo to hold down the fort until she had fully recuperated to take back her morning slot, which she co-hosted with intrepid radio presenter Sol Phenduka.

"The initial agreement was that Sizwe will hold down the fort until end of June. But when they realised she was not coming to work, they then asked Sizwe to continue presenting the show until end of July.

"They told him that the show was doing extremely well under his stewardship and implored him to continue steering the ship. 

The Gauteng-based commercial is yet to issue an official statement on issue but we understand both parties have parted ways in a mutual agreement.