Asanda Magaqa has been left “shattered” seeing her name as a subject of speculation, jokes, and damaging insinuations!he former spokesperson for the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture
Apparently, just like every South African, she found out on Twitter that she was axed by the not-so-honorable Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
On Thursday, Nathi Mthethwa announced the appointment of Mazechaba Ndlovu as her spokesperson, little did we know that the former only got the hang of the news the same time we did ???, yes via the socials.
“I am pleased to welcome Masechaba Ndlovu to the Department of Sports, Arts and, Culture as my newly appointed Spokesperson. As a Department, we know that you will play an integral part in executing our motto of laying the foundation for greatness,” said Nathi Mthethwa.
“What has shattered my heart most… is not the news I woke up to; not your collective “why’s”&” how’s”… But seeing my name as a subject of speculation, jokes, & damaging insinuations… & seeing strangers mock & laugh at me as I undergo a devastating moment in my life,” wrote Asanda Magaqa.
Asanda Magaqa has thanked her friends, comrades, big and little sister, including brothers for their outpouring love, sympathy, prayers and support.
“But how else, if not for sh#ts & giggles & perpetuating gossip that we’ve become so accustomed 2 talking about each other? To my friends, comrades, big & little sisters&brothers, thank u 4 ur outpouring of love, sympathy, prayers&support. I am truly blessed 2 have & know you,” said Asanda Magada.
Asanda Magaqa said that under the circumstances she’s taking a brief “sabbatical” from social media.
“Under the circumstances, I am taking a brief sabbatical from social media. If u derive some kind of titillation from these developments, good 4 u. Just know that God has carried me through far worse,” said Asanda Magaqa.
Asanda Magaqa is an award-winning broadcast journalist and producer with experience spanning 12 years. She is a journalist and media and communications consultant. In her spare time, she actively pursues her most favorite activity in life – being a sleepist.