Kwaito king Arthur Mafokate has been implicated in the SABC radio music compilers’ payola payment scandal that has the potential to send him to jail.
Sunday World can exclusively reveal that Mafokate was fingered in an internal forensic report commissioned by SABC Group Executive for Corporate Affairs Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
Motsoeneng, who was then COO of the public broadcaster, commissioned the probe after receiving complaints from artists, including Mafokate himself, that the compilers were not playing their music after they bribed them to do so.
Motsoeneng confirmed the 999 music boss was implicated in the report. He said he would dismiss all the compilers implicated in the bribery scandal and later decide on the fate of Mafokate, who is producing and hosting SABC3 TV show A Date with Arthur. “The whistle blowers are also complicit, and, as you know that corruption is two-ways, there will be action taken against them. We are still deciding on what to do about them as some are service providers as the SABC,” said Motsoeneng.
Source : Sunday World