Dr Ben Ngubane
, chairperson of the SABC, late last week stated at press conference held at the SABC that the allegations circulating in the media concerning the acting COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng
, are untrue. The corporation was reportedly aware of Motsoeneng's lack of qualifications, he was not dismissed in 2007 because of having lied about his qualifications and there were senior and junior members of staff who can testify to the facts. Dr Ngubane found it unfortunate that members of the media never bothered to listen to them, but simply continued to spread rumours.