Saturday, November 13, 2010

Acting COO Fired for Eavesdropping

File photo. Not Charlotte.
Charlotte Mampane, the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) acting chief operations officer, who was caught on security camera eavesdropping outside a board meeting earlier this year, has stepped down from the post...

At the meeting in question, Solly Mokoetle, the SABC's chief executive, was discussing Mampane's performance, as he apparently wanted to remove her from her acting position. Her eavesdropping was discovered after she sent a text message asking why certain allegations had been made about her in the meeting. The board requested security camera footage, which allegedly showed that she listened outside the boardroom door for about 20 minutes. (more)