Wits snubs Hlaudi's claim: A guest speaker does not make an academic

Wits snubs Hlaudi's claim: A guest speaker does not make an academic

Former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng claimed at the State Capture Inquiry that he had been a lecturer at Wits Business School, with his works absorbed into their curriculum. However, Wits has taken to social media to burst Hlaudi's bubble.

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Hlaudi Motsoeneng recently claimed that he was an educated man, so educated that the Wits Business School had included his works in their syllabus.

However, the institution took to social media to clarify the situation, bursting the former SABC COO's bubble:

"Hlaudi Motsoeneng was invited to take part in a breakfast panel discussion at WBS on 6 Dec 2013. A guest speaker does not make an academic. At no stage has Mr Motsoeneng lectured at WBS, nor has any material authored by him formed part of the curriculum of any of our programmes."

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Briefly.co.za reported that Motsoeneng had been defending his appointment to the top tier at the broadcaster, despite lacking his matric qualification.

Hlaudi had denied lying about possessing his matric, adamant that the SABC had been aware of the situation when they had hired him.

The former SABC boss had been testifying at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry, which had heard allegations of top executives abusing power at the state-owned entity.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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