James Aguma quits SABC
The disciplinary hearing against him has therefore been terminated.
This emerged during his disciplinary hearing in Sandton on Wednesday morning.
Aguma's decision to step down means that the hearing against him has now been terminated with immediate effect.
Chairperson Professor Taki Madima made the announcement after a very short discussion between the defense and the SABC.
"Mr James Aguma will tender his resignation today and in turn the SABC will withdraw all the charges against him."
Aguma is expected to tender his resignation no later than 1pm on Wednesday.
BREAKING #AgumaHearing Aguma has decided to tender his resignation from the SABC... The DC against him has therefore been terminated. MR— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) July 19, 2017