Tuesday, July 17, 2018
SABC Sport exec Marcia Mahlalela abruptly resigns rather than face investigation as SABC COO Chris Maroleng is charged over Robert Marawa's R5.5 million contract to return to the Metro FM.
Sunday World first reported that Marcia Mahlalela resigned from the SABC and that Chris Maroleng is facing charges over their reappointment of Robert Marawa at a multi-million dollar salary at the SABC.
When Marcia Mahlalela were charged, she abruptly resigned from the South African public broadcaster with immediate effect.
Marcia Mahlalela was charged with allegedly demoted her junior for refusing to go along with writing a memorandum to motivate for Robert Marawa's reappointment, that she allegedly signed a contract with Robert Marawa without checking whether the SABC had money for the R5.5 million contract, and for allegedly neglecting her fiduciary duties over the exorbitant price of the 3-year deal.
Chris Maroleng has allegedly been charged with allegedly interfering with Robert Marawa's appointment and allegedly failing to declare his prior personal friendship with Robert Marawa.