THE Western Cape High Court on Friday dismissed an application by the SABC for a stay of a DA court case to review and set aside the disciplinary proceedings instituted against former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng."In all the circumstances, in my view, neither the SABC nor Mr Motsoeneng could be prejudiced if the proceedings brought by the DA were to continue," Judge Monde Samela said in his judgment. "On the other hand, public interest and the DA will be prejudiced."The application for a stay of proceedings therefore had to be refused, Samela said.The disciplinary inquiry was one of the remedial actions directed by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her report When Governance and Ethics Fail.The SABC had asked for a stay of the DA’s application to set it aside, pending its own court application to review Madonsela’s findings.On Friday the DA welcomed the judgment, which means that Motsoeneng will have to face a "legitimate" disciplinary inquiry.The party claimed the pr...

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