Thuli Madonsela not letting news of Motsoeneng's reappointment slide

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says her office is aware of allegations of a letter that insinuates that the board of the SABC could reappoint Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the COO even after the Supreme court ruled against it.

Mandonsela says she wrote to the Minister this morning, asking her to confirm if she has received a letter requesting the reappointment of Motsoeneng.

I then said if she received the letter she should reject it because it would be irrational, unreasonable, unlawful and generally against the principle of corporate governance... and I also asked the Minister to assess the ability of this board to discharge its responsibilities...

Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector

Madonsela says she also reminded the Minister that the office of the Public Protector is conducting an investigation into various allegations of corruption, abuse of power and maladministration by Motsoeneng.

He is alleged to have been involved in the dismissal of people who have stood in his way as well as paying money to certain individuals including the last CEO.

I am still waiting for the SABC board to respond to those allegations. It was also alleged that the board allows Motsoeneng to do whatever he wants to do and in return the board gets to have as many meetings as it wants and get paid for sittings...

Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector

Listen to the full conversation below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Thuli Madonsela not letting news of Motsoeneng's reappointment slide


Read More
JUST IN: Some delegates barred from voting #ANC54

JUST IN: Some delegates barred from voting #ANC54

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe announced that some delegates will not be able to vote in this weekend's elective conference.

MDC's Austin Moyo analyses Zanu-PF special congress

MDC's Austin Moyo analyses Zanu-PF special congress

The conference is underway and set to discuss decisions taken at last month's special committee meeting where Mugabe was removed.

No clarity if Christo Wiese resigned as Steinhoff CEO - expert

No clarity if Christo Wiese resigned as Steinhoff CEO - expert

The South African tycoon resigned on Thursday as chairman of Steinhoff but it is unclear about his position as CEO.

Minister Brown warns new Eskom board to be careful 'who they play golf with'

Minister Brown warns new Eskom board to be careful 'who they play golf with'

Brown introduced the new board at a special general meeting on Friday, telling the board to get Eskom back on track.

#ANC54 conference broadcast may be affected by SABC strike - Bemawu

#ANC54 conference broadcast may be affected by SABC strike - Bemawu

On Thursday the broadcaster's Kaizer Kganyago confirmed only current affairs shows at its radio stations have been affected.

How court nullification of NW Regional Conference and 40 BGMs will affect #ANC54

How court nullification of NW Regional Conference and 40 BGMs will affect #ANC54

EWN reporter Gaye Davis explains how this ruling could affect the upcoming ANC conference due to take place this weekend.

Popular articles
Van Damme: De Lille has until Monday to respond to maladministration claims

Van Damme: De Lille has until Monday to respond to maladministration claims

The DA has suspended Patricia de Lille from party activities but Eusebius McKaiser says its statement 'is clear as mud'.

LISTEN: Father of drowned toddler speaks of dangers and heartbreak

LISTEN: Father of drowned toddler speaks of dangers and heartbreak

Connor Weber, fell unnoticed into a bin of water and drowned.

Fund manager lays criminal charges against former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste

Fund manager lays criminal charges against former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Benguela Global Fund Managers Chief Investment Officer Zwelakhe Mnguni.

The Steinhoff Story: from humble beginnings to billions

The Steinhoff Story: from humble beginnings to billions

Financial Mail editor Rob Rose chats to Eusebius McKaiser about how Steinhoff became the retail giant we know, before the fall.

Zuma order to pay costs of failed legal suit, a damning indictment: Law expert

Zuma order to pay costs of failed legal suit, a damning indictment: Law expert

Law professor at Wits says the President has now been warned to consider his options very careful when playing delaying tactics.

Predictably awesome new Nando's ad reminds South Africans ‘we can fix our sh$t’

Predictably awesome new Nando's ad reminds South Africans ‘we can fix our sh$t’

Watch the Guptas pack their bags and run in Nando's inspiring new advertisement.

How businessman Max Lichaba struck gold with his jewellery company

How businessman Max Lichaba struck gold with his jewellery company

Entrepreneur Max Lichaba built his own empire and is the CEO of Lichaba Creations and several other businesses. This is his story.