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sabcBusinessLive reports that suspended SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) acting CE James Aguma has resigned with immediate effect‚ his lawyer indicated on Wednesday.  

He was in the midst of a disciplinary hearing‚ where he stood accused of providing false information under oath during disciplinary proceedings brought against former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.  Aguma was also accused of tender irregularities and fruitless and wasteful expenditure.  According to the lawyer, Aguma had tendered his resignation and would no longer proceed with a urgent Labour Court application, while the SABC would withdraw all charges against him.  Sandile July‚ representing the SABC‚ confirmed an agreement that Aguma would submit his resignation by 1pm on Wednesday.


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