12/12/2016 12:32 SAST | Updated 12/12/2016 13:00 SAST

High Court Rules Motsoeneng's Appointment To The SABC Is Unlawful

So he won't be getting those six months to turn South Africa around, it seems...

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The Democratic Alliance applied in the Western Cape High Court to have the SABC's group executive of corporate affairs, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, declared as someone who cannot occupy a position of trust.

On Monday, Judge Owen Rodgers ruled that Motsoeneng could not hold any position at the public broadcaster unless the public protector's report into his appointment was set aside, or a disciplinary committee found in his favour.

This story is developing.