Former head of SABC Hlaudi Motsoeneng at CCMA offices on March 14, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Pictures by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Thulani Mbele)
The UCC's inquiry into the public banker almost bankrupt has produced enough evidence to start civil litigation in five High Court issues and a total R166 million, and also three confidential issues totaling R200 million. The European Union is also seeking to declare the deputy directorates of the CBS Board members and to submit it under a test order for failing to operate in the best interests of the SABC.
On Tuesday, the UCC confirmed the discovery for the 2014 Public Guardian who was former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng after He received an irregular "succession" R11 million on what is called multi-fiction "archives".
It does not stop there from a course. Without a small measure.
It is not when Hlaudi Motsoeneng and many individuals who thrive and irregularly climb the corporate school on their watch, while public money has disappeared from all levels at SABC.
The First Minister of Communication, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, only two days in the hot seat, who attended the March presentation from the UCC to the Senedd communications committee. Also present there were representatives of the NPA as well as the new SABC board.
In 2017, President Jacob Zuma signed up to authorize US to investigate maladministration at SABC. The ambition included the inappropriate behavior of the board members of the SABC, officers or employees, the "illegal"attribution or money or public property "," losing public money or damage to public property "deliberately or negligently, as well as other variations Issues related to broadband allegations of pollution.
Later, the order was extended to investigate the R185 million security tender of the 2017 victory, also Awarded irregularly.
Tuesday the UCC Advocate Jan Mothibi informed the committee that evidence gathered supported 23 disciplinary referrals and 14 associated SABC officials – all of whom have been accused. This total (14) consisted of six SABC operators and eight officers.
At least one, former SABC group's risk management executive, Sully Miranda Motsweni, has been accused of fraud and corruption in respect of her traveling and family travel claims as well as allowing two contracts worth £ 18 million that were not has budgeted for SABC.
Motsweni was arrested in his home earlier in 2018. He was appointed in Motsoeneng in 2011 as general manager of compliance, operation and stakeholder contacts before being promoted to the executive of an action group at risk and governance the following year. Motsweni has also been fingers for irregularly awarded the SABC Foundation Bursary.
It was fired in July 2018.
Apart from the Motsoeneng appointment of Motsweni, the staffer Thobekile Khumalo and CFO Guga Duda had also been irregular, the UCC was found. So salaries also increased following Motsoeneng salaries during his destructive and destructive tenure.
The AS found evidence of inconsistencies in the award of eight contracts, Vision View Productions CC, SekelaXabiso CA Incorporated, Lornavision (Pty) Ltd, Lezaf Consulting, Gekkonomix (Pty) Ltd (trading as Infonomix), Asanta Sana (Pty) Ltd, Foxton Communicating (Pty) Ltd and Mott MacDonald (Pty) Ltd
Mothibi told the committee that cases referred to advice for future litigation include Motsoeneng, which are totals R21,744,002.32; Sekela Xabiso CA Incorporated Mater, which equals R9,816,023.52 and also an R50 million contract, which was irregularly awarded by Motsoeneng in 2016 to Vision View to renew the SABC studios.
The Lornavision contract for R62,733,556.61 for television collection licon Fees – awarded by the former CFO SABC, James Aguma – is also being prepared for litigation, says Mothibi.
Three other cases the US identified as "confidential" at this stage were for R52,000,000, R4,550,000 and R144,551,710.38.
In December 2017, that board authorized a frontage of R5.1 million to Infonomix to redesign SABC's websites for a five-year contract.
He was a former SABC Chief Operating Finance Officer, Audrey Raphela, as well as a group group for commercial enterprises, Tshifhiwa Mulaudzi, who had put the contract to the best. This is, while Infonomix did not, at the time, have any bank check or tax clearance certificate.
Mothibi said that Tuesday Raphela resigned in July 2018 rather than faced with disciplinary action. In the meantime his pension fund benefits had been frozen.
Kubendhran Padayachee, Acting Technology of the Interim Group of SABC also resigned (in May) rather than faced with a disciplinary hearing. It is allegedly associated with the Vision View Vision Renewal tender. Bessie Tugwana is also associated with the Vision View contract left by the SABC in March 2018 when its contract ended.
Former head of Procurement, Simon Molaudzi, was refused in October 2018, for his connections with Vision View, SekelaXabiso and Gekkonomix contracts but appealed to the dismissal.
Anand Moodliar, group secretary, was found guilty of the Vision View contract and was issued with a final written warning in September 2018, the UCC said.
Group Operational Financial Initiatives, Tshifhiwa Mulaudzi, who were involved in the Gekkonomix issue, were established guilty earlier in 2018 and resigned, the committee heard.
A Component Chain Controller, Governance and Special Projects Manager, Ayanda Mkize, was also refused generally in October 2018 for inclusion in the Gekkonomix Deal.
In May 2018, the High Court set an Aguma contract with Lorna Vision for the collection of TV License fees. Since then, a civil recovery claim against Lornavision and Aguma was started to recover over R62 million.
In April 2018, SABC applied to the contract with Vision View to be assigned. The SABC had already covered over R34 million of the R52 million contract. In November the High Court set out the Vision View contract.
Mothibi said which was jointly announced on 5 February 2018 in the High Court against Motsoeneng for the restoration of R11,508,549.12 "success fee", and also for the restoration of R10,235,453.20 for irregular appointments and salary increases, suspensions and unlimited limits of employment that happened during his tenure. The AS said it is expected that "more claims will be added to this main claim".
Motsoeneng, the UDU, stated that he intended to defend the issue.
Mothibi said, in the Motsweni issue and fraudulent traveling claims related to R45,000 referring to the NPA.
In terms of the SABC contract with Multichoice, the US said that its investigation focused on the legality of the original agreement (and subsequent amendments) that ended in July 2018 and whether there were provisions of Broadcasting, Electronic Communications or Prevention and Revolution of Activities Corruption The Acts had been insulted.
It would also look at "the roles played by individuals who are involved in the process and whether any of them had benefited too much", whether agreements were viable and in the best interests of the SABC and whether the SABC had received all the outstanding payments.
An additional issue identified by the UCC was whether "MultiChoice and / or the" fraudulent "ACBC's team of representatives / discussion team / team of staff had caused the SABC Board to approve the agreement by failing to disclose information of relevance to them."
Phase two of the UCC investigation that is still complete includes The New Age Breakfast arrangement with the SABC, security tender, irregular bonuses payment, There were 13 checks made for senior staff as well as R31 million paid for a R10,000 bonus to 3,124 staff.
Also, an investigation into you is a further irregular expenditure, including the S5S R5 million penalty and the validity of a sample of Tax Clearance Certificates.
Legends payments from R2.4 million to 53 artists are tested, the R27 million Bill for Heritage Concert / SABC Thanks, a contract with Rapid Blue for Season 1 of X-Factor, the irregular payment of R1.2 million legal fees of Motsoeneng, various allegations at the North West SABC Office including the appointment of the General Manager of the Province and the Provincial News Editor.
The general AS investigation as well as the evidence and perceptions of all individual investigations in the process of being collected with the "AS" and SABC "s appearance, bringing an application under section 162 of the Act Companies 2008, to declare the former Board Members of the SABC Boards familiar with deputy directors and have been placed under a test order for failing to operate in the best interests of the SABC ".
The SIU also investigates "possible cuts of the Crude Activity Recovery and Revolution Act at all levels within the SABC including the Boards" and also "considered remedial action against individuals in which government failures occurred and that reporting requirements have been complied withd with ". DM
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