SABC suspends Group CEO
The SABC on Wednesday announced the suspension of its Group CEO, Frans Matlala. Matlala was appointed in July after the departure of Lulama Mokhobo last year. His suspension comes four months after his appointment.
“The Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), today suspended with immediate effect the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Mr Frans Matlala pending an investigation,” SABC spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago in a media statement.
The broadcaster appointed Group Executive for News and Current Affairs, Jimi Matthews as Acting Group CEO in the interim. The SABC said it will not comment further until all processes are finalised.