01-16-2015, 07:05 PM
SABC Chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala flunked a course in labor relations so badly that it doesn't even qualify for re-registration to obtain an official Unisa told lawmakers on Wednesday.
University legal services South Africa Executive Director Jan Van Wyk was the first witness to be called in the portfolio Investigation Commission of Parliament whether Tshabalala lied about their academic qualifications.
Van Wyk confirmed that although Tshabalala was recorded for her degree in 1988 as a BComm and 1996 respectively, it failed to qualify.
The UniSA records, it also registered the diploma in labour relations in the year 1995.
During the school year, she passed two, two failed, and not write two of the modules.
In January 1996, she was allowed to rewrite two she could not write the previous year.
She received 13 per cent of the assessment for its human resources, as well as an estimate of 35 per cent for labour.
UNISA Tshabalala wrote a telling her that she will not seek to repeat the course.
"What this [letter] says, when you came out [results] [Tshabalala] was so bad, you will not be allowed to be readmitted again," said Van Wyk.
It was also found that in 2011, Mercedes-Benz had requested confirmation of qualification Tshabalala from UniSA, when she applies for a job at the company.
The University informed the broker-is acting on behalf of Mercedes-Benz is Tshabalala has not received any of the qualifications she claimed, that is.
Tshabalala faced two charges of improper conduct of study participants-one for claiming she obtained two qualifications on her resume when she applied to work as President of the SABC.
Other types of payments refers to the affidavit she submitted to Parliament that her qualifications had been stolen during a robbery at his home.
Tshabalala was not present in the request on Wednesday.
Plea was entered on her behalf, the leader of the evidence Ntuthuzelo Spring fairy tale after the Committee rejected the request for postponement Tshabalala.
Earlier, Michael Tillney, for Tshabalala, told the Committee that his client will not plead to charges of unlawful against her.
Instead, Tillney read out a statement from his client, in which she cited "procedural injustice" as a reason for not being in the investigation.
"There are allegations of procedural unfairness in convening this meeting today [Wednesday], as well as a motion for leave to appeal," said Tillney.
Tshabalala has filed a notice of leave to appeal Western Cape high court order denying her motion to stop the parliamentary investigation.
"The effect of this would be to postpone the hearing of the request pending the outcome of the appeal," said Tshabalala in her testimony.
Tshabalala wants time to produce forensic evidence in its defence.
Irate, the Chairman of the Commission, Joyce Moloi-Moropa said deputies had "bent over" to put Tshabalala.
On the advice of the spring fairy tales, the Committee decided to act in the absence of Tshabalala's.