SABC head of news Phathiswa Magopeni shown the door

The SABC fired its group executive of news and current affairs, Phathiswa Magopeni, with effect from Friday.

2022-01-28 06:37:00 PM

The SABC fired its group executive of news and current affairs, Phathiswa Magopeni, with effect from Friday.

The SABC has fired its group executive of news and current affairs, Phathiswa Magopeni, with effect from Friday.

Cassim said the board of the SABC must give Magopeni the opportunity to distance herself from that phrase as it would be unjust to punish her for a submission and opinion of her attorney.“If, however, Ms Magopeni makes common cause with the view of her attorney, then the board must in its discretion and decision-making power adopt a sanction which is consistent with that of a breakdown in the trust relationship between employer and employee.

“In short, it is now upon Ms Magopeni to decide her own future with the SABC,” Cassim said.In a letter to Magopeni on Friday, Mxakwe said she was afforded, in line with the rule of natural justice, an opportunity to submit mitigating factors for the SABC’s consideration.

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Good... all those dat were used to harras Zuma are paying now... The last has not be heard of this. This is a (professional) woman abuse in its true context. I hope she takes the matter on appeal. And she'll win. That lady was very instrumental in what sabc has become . let's hope it won't regres Uyageza weans

I wonder what was the Special Assignment episode about. I saw how badly her case was going. She was so useless Fikile must be celebrating ke Long overdue good-riddance🚮🚮 I saw it coming, SABC is still being run like a spaza shop, we thought that was long gone but clearly not

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The SABC will compensate her for an unfair dismissal because her dismissal is not inline with the fair groups of dismissal (LRA). She must argue for a 12 months compensation through CCMA processes. ANC shutting up individuals who are expected to be mouthpieces for it. Not too long ago Mr Fix (I mean Break) Whatever This Time blamed Phathiswa Magopeni for the dismal voters’ turnout. Why not handle those that are stealing in the same manner? Reminds me of another regime? No?

Fired by Mbalula Fikile Tow the anc line I guess… Let me guess, a story was negative towards the ANC Excellent news, thank you SABC MbuyiseniNdlozi God is great... Kante what did she do kambe SABC has joined the other side MbuyiseniNdlozi Good riddence 🙏🏾 MbuyiseniNdlozi What about her sidekick, Sophie

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Aaaaaa SABC is the pits ANC is not getting their nonsense hidden by SABC now they fire this lady. Zanu PF loading in South Africa. Correction she was fired by MYANC for refusing to take instructions from the ANC It was long over due Lawyers are going to make money 💰

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