Hlaudi Motsoeneng loses CCMA case against the SABC

Former SABC chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng has lost his bid to get his job back at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) on Thursday.

Motsoeneng, who previously served as COO of the public broadcaster, wanted to be reinstated as group executive for corporate affairs.

Motsoeneng was dismissed in 2017 after he was found to have brought the public broadcaster into disrepute during a media conference he called to discuss the introduction of the infamous 90% local music quota to the broadcaster.

The SABC has welcomed the CCMA's decision.

Read: Hlaudi Motsoeneng takes SCA punitive cost order to ConCourt 

"The decision vindicates the SABC's processes as procedurally and substantively fair. This is testimony of the effectiveness of the strategies that the SABC is embarking on to restore the credibility and integrity of the corporation," spokesperson Neo Momodu said in a statement on Thursday.

The SABC says it "remains committed to enforcing sound governance procedures aimed at re-establishing a culture of accountability within the public broadcaster".

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
What are your thoughts on the possibility of having permanent Stage 2 or 3 load shedding?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
I'll take that over constant schedule changes
13% - 1144 votes
Why are we normalising Eskom’s mess?
72% - 6416 votes
I've already found alternative ways of powering my home/business
15% - 1348 votes
Vote
Rand - Dollar
17.18
+1.3%
Rand - Pound
21.14
+1.4%
Rand - Euro
18.76
+0.8%
Rand - Aus dollar
12.15
+1.0%
Rand - Yen
0.13
+0.7%
Platinum
1,000.23
-1.2%
Palladium
1,649.92
+0.1%
Gold
1,931.59
+0.2%
Silver
23.64
-0.4%
Brent Crude
85.46
+1.1%
Top 40
73,723
+0.4%
All Share
79,817
+0.4%
Resource 10
75,130
-0.9%
Industrial 25
102,508
+0.2%
Financial 15
16,555
+2.5%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE