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SAHRC widens scope of probe into alleged racism at SuperSport

It has been nine months since Ashwin Willemse walked off a live broadcast, accusing co-analysts Nick Mallett and Naas Botha of racism

Human Rights Commission to investigate Willemse walk-out

The inquiry is expected to be run between February 25 and June next year

Ashwin Willemse won’t be back on SuperSport

It has been over three months since Willemse stunned South Africa on May 19 by walking off a live set during a Super Rugby broadcast

Ashwin’s distress was a missed chance

His SuperSport colleagues could have asked why he was upset, rather than defending themselves

Mallett to return to SuperSport

Nick Mallett confirmed the news to Netwerk2​4 on Tuesday

Willemse on SuperSport walk-out

​Former Springbok wing Ashwin Willemse on Tuesday spoke publicly for the first time since walking off a live SuperSport set in May

Investigation into letter from aggrieved SuperSport presenters nears end

The television network is finalising its investigation into allegations of victimisation after four presenters expressed their concerns in a letter

Four more presenters slam SuperSport in explosive letter

The Su​nday Times reported that Xola Ntshinga, Kaunda Ntunja, Gcobani Bobo and Owen Nkumane had a letter written on their behalf by MVMT Attorneys

SuperSport has a chance to get it right

The company took the wrong approach in dealing with the Ashwin Willemse racism debacle

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