WATCH: SABC controversy continues


Communications Minister Faith Muthambi interacts with National Youth Development Agency beneficiaries in Nelspruit as part of the Ministerial Imbizo Outreach Programme on 5 September 2014.

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CAPE TOWN - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will be hauled before Parliament to give evidence at the inquiry into the SABC board's fitness to hold office.

On Thursday, Parliament's ad hoc committee heard evidence from several former board members who testified about the minister's influence in the permanent appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as Chief Operating Officer.

WATCH: Maguvhe will be summonsed to appear at SABC inquiry

Despite being called to testify, senior SABC leaders failed to show up.

The committee says it will summons the last standing board member, Professor Mbulaheni Maguvhe, to give evidence next week.

Former chairpersons of the SABC board, Ellen Tshabalala and Ben Ngubane, will also be asked to testify.

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