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The best of Blom Blom in 2019

By Nomali Cele

2019 is coming to a close. Even on the airwaves, we’ve toned things down in favour of more music time. Bless our music department. 2019 was the second year of Good Friday on Kaya, our Skhumba-helmed Friday breakfast show. From the very first day, the #GoodFridayOnKaya team, Skhumba, Ndumiso, Mbali, Mosibodi and Juliet, have brought a chemistry that sets the tone for the Kaya Weekends programming offering.

No part of the show shows the great balance between the hosts much like Blom Blom, which is a casual interview series. The mandate is simple: To get to know each guest a little better and help them share stories about their lives and work.

Consistently since Good Friday has been on air, the feedback has always been “Blom Blom should be longer”. And it’s understandable. Skhumba and Ndumiso are great at getting the guests to relax and have an organic interview.

Earlier in the year, the team spoke to the star of first South African film to win an Oscar, “Tsotsi”, Presley Chweneyagae

Remember when Vusi Nova was kidnapped in 2017? In his interview, he spoke to Skhumba and Ndumiso about the experience and more.

During the 2019 election, Blom Blom hosted various election experts and political parties representatives to speak manifestos. Fikile Mbalula was one of the standout guests.

South African actor Khulu Skenjana on his childhood, going to St John’s, being a multi-interest student and getting into acting.

Mbali Dhlamini is someone many Kaya 959 listeners feel they know. You’ve heard her voice enough times and her work on Good Friday certainly makes her feel like a friend. This year she was on the other side of the conversation and shared her story on Blom Blom.

In August, Ntate Caiphus Semenya turned 80. Ahead of his birthday, Skhumba and Ndumiso hosted him on Good Friday, unsurprisingly, his key message was gratitude for life.

South African women’s football hero Amanda Dlamini spoke about pioneering in the sport for her community.

Between June and July, there was nationwide speculation about where radio personality, DJ Fresh, would be going next. Kaya 959 came up a lot in these discussions so Fresh came by to set the record straight.

South African football legend, Mark Fish, was on Blom Blom and he spoke about international glory and making a mistake on social media.

Mpho Letsholonyane spoke about her career in radio and sport.

Catch up on the Good Friday FM Rewind here

Written by: Kayafm Digital



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