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Motsoeneng loses bid to enchantment compensation order of R11.5m ‘success payment’ from former SABC board

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng misplaced the bid to enchantment the Gauteng Excessive Courtroom order to repay R11 million he acquired from the previous SABC board.

Former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng misplaced his bid to enchantment an order by the Gauteng Excessive Courtroom to repay the R11.5 million “success payment” paid to him by the previous SABC board.  

The Supreme Courtroom of Enchantment (SCA) dismissed his software, with prices, as a result of there have been no prospects of its success and no compelling motive given for the enchantment. 

The previous SABC board paid Motsoeneng for brokering a cope with MultiChoice for broadcast rights, together with entry to the general public broadcaster’s archives.

In 2021, the high court set aside the board’s determination to pay Motsoeneng after it dominated that the cost was illegal and invalid.

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The courtroom gave him seven days to repay the cash, with curiosity, and instructed the SABC Pension Fund to pay the quantity to the SABC or all of the pension proceeds the place the pension proceeds don’t quantity to R11.5 million.

Motsoeneng then launched an software for go away to enchantment, which was dismissed in July.

On Wednesday, the Particular Investigating Unit (SIU) welcomed the SCA’s dismissal of his enchantment.

“The SIU welcomes the order of the Supreme Courtroom of Enchantment because it paves the way in which for the unit to get better the monetary losses suffered by the SABC due to illegal and invalid selections,” it stated.  

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