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Update on the fired SABC journalists

Seven of the eight suspended SABC journalists who spoke out against the controversial editorial policies have been fired.

Vuyo Mvoko is the only journalist who has not received any communication from the public broadcaster today.

He [Vuyo Mvoko] is in an independent contract, he is not somebody who is actually permanently employed. That means that, in a way, if you're Hlaudi Motsoeneng and want him out of the building, you don't have to fire him, you just don't have to use him again.

Stephen Grootes, EWN reporter

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The ANC NEC member and former minister of labour, Tito Mboweni, has commented on the SABC journalists' dismissal.


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