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Hlaudi Motsoeneng (Elizabeth Sejake, City Press)
Hlaudi Motsoeneng (Elizabeth Sejake, City Press)

WE ALL became very excited and proud South Africans again in late 2016, and our collective hopes were raised when we watched the parliamentary ad hoc committee on the SABC at work.

Thanks to the determinaton of ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu, these parliamentarians were woken up from a long slumber to demonstrate that when there is sufficient will in the house, they're capable of doing the right thing.

But let us not be fooled; Hlaudi Motsoeneng's madness and, most likely, criminality, had gone on for far too long before real action was taken. All these parliamentarians live in the same country as all of us; they consume the same media and, for some, they're active on the same social media platforms as many of us.

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