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Following Trevor Noah’s confirmation that he won’t be hosting the 6th MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) earlier today, MTV Base, organisers of the Awards have announced his replacement, Bonang Matheba.

Bonang Matheba like Trevor is a South African. She is a popular Television and Radio personality who has hosted a number of shows within Africa.

Fans have already started reacting to the choice of Bonang on social media. Mostly mixed reactions, some fans are unimpressed by MTV’s decision while others are indifferent.

Unimpressed fans want MTV to give the job to another South African, Phat Joe, a radio personality. Most fans believe he’s going to do a better job.

A twitter user with the handle, @X_BRUHHH tweeted: “They actually shoulda took Phat Joe… I’m not saying B is bad at her Job. Love her”. Another user, @NkosiNhlonipho simply tweeted: “Phat Joe is better.”

Author: Yemi Olarinre