Moshoeshoe Monare Picture: Handout/Supplied

Johannesburg - Sunday Independent editor Moshoeshoe Monare has resigned.

The resignation was confirmed by The Star’s editor Makhudu Sefara.

Monare said his resignation was for personal reasons and would not comment further.

Independent Newspapers group CEO Tony Howard did not immediately respond to requests for comment but the company is expected to release a statement later on Thursday.