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Arthur Mafokate axed from Samro board

Musician Arthur Mafokate has been removed from his non-executive board member seat due to his alleged domestic violence charges. 

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The musician is currently on trial for the alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend, singer Busisiwe "Cici" Twala

Read: Cici shares graphic image of scar after drama with Arthur Mafokate

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) board has removed Arthur as a non-executive board member "in light of the serious assault accusations leveled against him."

He also removed himself from the #100MenMarch due to public scrutiny and event organisers saying that he was not invited to the event. 

Read: My biggest fear is women and child abuse: Cele

He is accused of dragging his ex-girlfriend alongside his car but has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

Arthur Mafokate is back in court today.

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