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Robert Marawa was in a relationship with [[Pearl Thusi]]; according to reports, they were engaged before ending their relationship.  
 
Robert Marawa was in a relationship with [[Pearl Thusi]]; according to reports, they were engaged before ending their relationship.  
  
"I confirm the rumour & speculation that our relationship with Miss [[Pearl Thusi]] ended a few months ago.We continue 2 be good friends though" Robert Marawa tweeted on 6 August 2017 and later told [[Times LIVE]] when asked for comment; "I've got no comment. Just what I said in the tweet. That's it".  
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"I confirm the rumour & speculation that our relationship with Miss [[Pearl Thusi]] ended a few months ago.We continue 2 be good friends though" Robert Marawa tweeted on 6 August 2017 and later told [[Times LIVE]] when asked for comment; "I've got no comment. Just what I said in the tweet. That's it".
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===Friendship with Xolani Gwala===
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Robert Marawa was friends with late [[South Africa|South African]] journalist [[Xolani Gwala]].
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He later recalled, "The last time we met, we spoke about the passion in terms of what you do - and you don't find a more passionate individual than he was. Every story had to be done and told the way that it was supposed to be done and told."
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Robert Marawa went on to discuss the pain suffered by [[Xolani Gwala]] in the later stage of his illness; "[[South Africa|South Africans]] and [[Africa[[ should not believe that [[Xolani Gwala|Xolani]] did not suffer. [[Xolani Gwala|Xolani]] suffered a hell of a lot.
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"The past two days before his passing, I think we all walked out of that hospital, we looked at each other ... You know when you're helpless and you can feel that you obviously want to say something, but it was at a stage where he could not speak. There was something that was within him that he wanted to say, but he couldn't express it.
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"In the wee hours of the morning, when I got the call on Friday, all I can say is that I arrived at the hospital just before 2am. I saw a person who was free of pain. He was released of that pain," Robert Marawa  reflected.
  
 
==Health Problems==
 
==Health Problems==
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Revision as of 14:30, 4 December 2019

Robert Marawa
Robert-Marawa.jpg
Born Robert Marawa
(1973-03-01) March 1, 1973 (age 46)
Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Other names Madluphuthu
Education Hilton College
Alma mater University of the Witwatersrand
Occupation
  • Sports Commentator
  • Radio Host
  • Television Presenter
Years active 1996 - to date
Children Awande Marawa
Parents
  • Frank Marawa (father)
  • Phumlile Zulu (mother)
Relatives Gugu Marawa (sister)
Vanessa Marawa (sister)

Robert Marawa is a South African sports journalist, sports commentator, television presenter and radio host. He began his career as a continuity presenter on SABC 1, one year later started his career as a sports commentator hosting Laduma on Topsport. Robert Marawa hosted Thursday Night Live with Marawa on SuperSport and 083 Sports@6 on SABC Radio's Metro FM. On Thursday 16 May 2019 Robert Marawa tweeted that he had been fired from SuperSport just hours before Thursday Night Live with Marawa was supposed to go on air. He has since started a YouTube, Marawa TV.

Social Media

  1. Instagram, robert_marawa, 04 December 2019
  2. Twitter, @robertmarawa, 04 December 2019
  3. Facebook, Robert Marawa, 04 December 2019
  4. YouTube, marawaTV, 04 .December 2019

Personal Life

Robert Marawa is the brother of sport administrator Gugu Marawa, and radio and television personality Vanessa Marawa.

Relationship with Zoe Mthiyane

Robert Marawa was in a relationship with South African actress Zoe Mthiyane; together, they have a son, Awande Marawa born in 2011. After their relationship ended, Zoe Mthiyane accused Robert Marawa of failing to pay child maintenance and neglecting their son.

Zoe Mthiyane went on to write an open letter, a Facebook post detailing their parenting struggles.

Relationship with Pearl Thusi

Robert Marawa was in a relationship with Pearl Thusi; according to reports, they were engaged before ending their relationship.

"I confirm the rumour & speculation that our relationship with Miss Pearl Thusi ended a few months ago.We continue 2 be good friends though" Robert Marawa tweeted on 6 August 2017 and later told Times LIVE when asked for comment; "I've got no comment. Just what I said in the tweet. That's it".

Friendship with Xolani Gwala

Robert Marawa was friends with late South African journalist Xolani Gwala.

He later recalled, "The last time we met, we spoke about the passion in terms of what you do - and you don't find a more passionate individual than he was. Every story had to be done and told the way that it was supposed to be done and told."

Robert Marawa went on to discuss the pain suffered by Xolani Gwala in the later stage of his illness; "South Africans and [[Africa[[ should not believe that Xolani did not suffer. Xolani suffered a hell of a lot.

"The past two days before his passing, I think we all walked out of that hospital, we looked at each other ... You know when you're helpless and you can feel that you obviously want to say something, but it was at a stage where he could not speak. There was something that was within him that he wanted to say, but he couldn't express it.

"In the wee hours of the morning, when I got the call on Friday, all I can say is that I arrived at the hospital just before 2am. I saw a person who was free of pain. He was released of that pain," Robert Marawa reflected.

Health Problems

Robert Marawa has suffered three heart attacks over the years; the first one occurring in 2008. In 2017 he suffered a second heart attack and in 2019 he suffered a third.

References

  1. Sport24, Rob Marawa recovering after 3rd heart attack scare, placed in ICU, 28 November 2019
  2. ZAlebs, Robert Marawa Biography: Age, Wife, Family, House, Salary, Jobs, TV, 04 December 2019
  3. Times LIVE, Robert Marawa on Xolani Gwala: 'I arrived at the hospital and I saw a person who was free of pain', 04 December 2019
  4. Sowetan LIVE, SuperSport denies Robert Marawa's 'involvement in exposing sexual harassment' was behind axing, 04 December 2019

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