SABC sued for R265m

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Former SABC head of legal affairs Mafika Sihlali is suing the public broadcaster and three other former senior executives for more than R250 million in damages for a “bogus” 12-year criminal trial and deterioration of his capacity to earn an income. Photo: Veli Nhlapo
Former SABC head of legal affairs Mafika Sihlali is suing the public broadcaster and three other former senior executives for more than R250 million in damages for a “bogus” 12-year criminal trial and deterioration of his capacity to earn an income. Photo: Veli Nhlapo

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In papers filed at the Johannesburg High Court last week, Sihlali accused former CEO Robin Nicholson, former head of internal audits Elsje Oosthuizen and former company secretary Ramani Naidoo of conducting a rampant smear campaign against him after he had instituted an investigation into a R32 million irregular contract allegedly awarded to Tata Consulting in 2006.

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