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/ 16 May 2008

Mpofu’s suspension unlawful, court told

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board did not comply with its own rules when it suspended chief executive Dali Mpofu, the Johannesburg High Court heard on Friday. ”The SABC board acted before it complied with its own internal rules … the suspension cannot stand,” said Mpofu’s lawyer, advocate Vincent Maleka SC.

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/ 15 May 2008

SABC: Suspension was last straw

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief executive Dali Mpofu’s move to suspend his news chief Snuki Zikalala was the last straw that prompted his own suspension, according to court papers on Thursday. Mpofu has launched an urgent application with the Johannesburg High Court, to challenge his suspension last Wednesday.