The Presidency has today confirmed that SABC board chairperson Mbulaheni Maguvhe has resigned.
The court ruled that the appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as Group Executive of Corporate Affairs at the SABC is unlawful and irrational.
The excessive and frequent salary increases of former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng was spelled out in Wednesday’s Communications Committee briefing by the SABC board in Parliament.
“On Mr. Motsoeneng, who I never go to meet with anyway. I see him on television saying that he gets out of all troubles. He’s MacGyver of our days, who [gets out of things] even when situations are very difficult. [I] want to see how [things] are going to pan out this time.”, Shivambu
Hlaudi Motsoeneng said: “We are going to have many parties now, breakfasts, dinner, enjoy ourselves; put money and enjoy, that is what I’m going to do….”
Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the controversial former SABC Chief Operating Officer (COO) now Group Executive for Corporate Affairs has written an open letter singling out the ANC’s Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu and the Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. [easy-tweet tweet=”Politically Motivated Assault on My Constitutional Rights Must Cease”
Some Chuck-Norris-like facts on Hlaudi Motsoeneng were posted to Facebook by Linda Ande Yende, the post has since been shared almost 10k times and has received close to 3k comments. The complete list of 15 facts are listed below, click to tweet your favourite! [easy-tweet tweet=”When he was 10,
The SABC’s aptly named ‘Thank You SABC‘ concert has been ridiculed by the public for it’s dismal turnout and no-show artists. Several pictures of a near-empty Orlando Stadium has been posted online. We’ve gathered the best tweets below… Earlier today .. SABC "thank you "
Questions that need to be asked to save South Africa’s public broadcaster The problems at South Africa’s public broadcaster have become legendary in the country. These range from serious mismanagement, to loss of editorial independence and poor financial management. The problem is particularly serious because
Those that have tried to have their TV licence canceled know that the South African Broadcasting Commission (SABC) has a convoluted procedure in place. We were unable to find clear written instructions on the SABC website that pertain to the cancellation of TV licences. Your
On Tuesday, the Labour Court found that the dismissal of SABC employees for speaking out against an editorial decision by the public broadcaster’s chief operating officer‚ Hlaudi Motsoeneng – to ban news coverage of violent protests is unlawful. The court ruled that the four could
Friends of SABC journalists, lead by Adriaan Basson is raising funds for eight SABC journalists that were dismissed for protesting the SABC’s editorial decision to not air visuals of violent protests. The fund raiser initiative has collected close to R400 000 in under 24 hours.
Johannesburg – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has ruled on Monday that the SABC must withdraw its decision to not air visuals of violent protests as complainants have argued that the SABC’s decision goes against the constitution, reports have said. If the
Can South Africa’s public broadcaster be saved from itself? South Africa’s public broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), staggers from one crisis to the next. It has been politically contested from apartheid days, used by ruling parties as a valuable “propoganda” tool since its
Today the Chief Executive Officer of the South African Broadcasting Commission (SABC), Jimi Matthews has resigned. Matthews has posted his letter of resignation, which he’d addressed to the Chief of the SABC Board on Twitter. “What is happening at the SABC is wrong and I