Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will be in the hot seat on Wednesday.

She’s expected to testify before the Parliamentary committee probing the public broadcaster.


On Tuesday, lone board member Professor Mbulaheni Maguvhe told Parliament he believes Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been doing a sterling job at the SABC.

His testimony was long-awaited, but Maguvhe’s submissions left a lot to be desired.

Maguvhe admits he voted for Motsoeneng’s appointment, saying he believed Motsoeneng was doing a brilliant job.

Faith Muthambi


Before increasingly frustrated committee members, the chairman defended Motsoeneng’s appointment.

But the parties agreed on one point — there’s something wrong at the SABC.

At times, it appeared Maguvhe was unaware of what was happening right under his nose.

He also claims he didn’t know he was personally liable for his failed attempt to interdict the work of the ad hoc committee, prompting the chair to spell out the consequences.

“What you are saying to me is so worrying because, I’m not sure if you are aware, that the court has ordered you to pay out of your personal pocket,” said Vincent Smith.

“It’s an indictment on the SABC

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