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The Presidency says there was nothing unusual about its meeting with senior SABC staff.
Seven of the eight journalists were subsequently rehired following a High Court ruling.
Foeta Krige, a member of the SABC8, writes about the loss of a colleague and friend as court orders Motsoeneng must pay legal costs.
She suffered from a condition caused by prolonged stress.