Monday, May 12, 2014

eNCA reporter Cathy Mohlahlana upped to morning co-anchor with Joanne Joseph; added to anchor roster of's eNews Prime Time.

eNCA (DStv 403) reporter Cathy Mohlahlana is officially becoming a news reader and anchor for eNews Prime Time from tonight, Monday 12 May, at 19:00 on, and is also getting a weekday co-anchor position on eNCA with Joanne Joseph from Thursday 15 May between 09:00 and 13:00.

It's been self-evident to eNCA viewers that Cathy Mohlahlana is getting upped to anchor status - viewers saw her sitting in over weekends in timeslots to do screen tests and to get experience and training.

Cathy Mohlahlana will now read the news on eNews Prime Time on on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Following the promotion Cathy Mohlahlana will soon disappear from South African TV screens however - next month she will join fellow South Africans like telenality Romy Titus who will study in Washington D.C. in the United States from June as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative Fellowship.

"We are very delighted to have Cathy Mohlahlana on eNews Prime Time and with her field reporting experience we have no doubt our audience will enjoy her news delivery," says Phathiswa Magopeni, the head of terrestrial news services at's eNews division.

"She is a highly motivated and energetic individual and we believe her experience will add value to our news service," says Phathiswa Magopeni.

Cathy Mohlahlana joined eNCA four years ago and reported extensively last year on the death of Nelson Mandela, and this year on the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, as well as the recent national elections.

"Her work in the field and ability to think on her feet makes her the perfect choice as an anchor," says eNCA.

"I love news and this is an overwhelming opportunity for me," says Cathy Mohlahlana. "Being in the studio is a different environment and I really look forward to that change of pace and perspective".