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Vol 56 No 22

Published 6th November 2015

South Africa

Zuma man hangs on at SABC

A controversial figure fights to hold on to his multi-million rand job at the national broadcaster but is embarrassing the ANC

Attempts to get Hlaudi Motsoeneng out have dragged on for almost two years, ever since Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela recommended in February last year that the South African Broadcasting Corporation dismiss him for lying about his qualifications. Last month, he announced that he would take voluntary leave of absence until SABC's disciplinary hearing finished. That was due to happen on 30 October but the hearing was postponed last week after prosecutors requested more time to prepare their case.

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