A former SABC board member said a "certain level of madness" was required to serve on the broadcaster’s board because of the extent to which corporate governance was flouted. Vusumzi Mavuso made the startling admission during the second day of an inquiry on Thursday into the mess at the broadcaster, while one-time CEO Lulama Mokhobo and Ronnie Lubisi, another former board member, revealed how Communications Minister Faith Muthambi had bullied the board into hiring Hlaudi Motsoeneng permanently. The details emerged before the ad hoc committee that is looking into the crisis at the SABC resolved to summons board chairman Mbulaheni Maguvhe to appear before it. The Independent Communications Authority of SA has also filed a criminal complaint against the broadcaster for failing to adhere to a ruling it made regarding a ban on flighting footage of violent protests.Maguvhe, the last remaining nonexecutive member of the board, snubbed the committee, citing the unavailability of documents i...

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