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Hlaudi to ‘impart study tips’ to kids

Former SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng plans to visit a secondary school in Ivory Park, Tembisa to impart “tips and strategies for studying” to pupils there. The visit to Tembisa’s Equinisweni Secondary School forms part

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Batyi said to be new Icasa chair

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) councillor Nomvuyiso Batyi is set to be appointed as the new chair of the telecommunications and broadcasting regulator’s council, TechCentral has learnt from two separate sources. However, it is understood

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SABC’s Motsoeneng gets huge pay hike

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng received a massive increase in salary in the broadcaster’s most recent financial year, it has been revealed in parliament. The SABC’s annual report

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SABC roasts DA over legal fee claims

The SABC has denied it’s been paying the legal fees of its chief operating officer and former chair. On Monday, the Democratic Alliance accused the SABC of paying Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Zandile Tshabalala’s recent legal fees. Communications minister

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SABC footing Motsoeneng’s legal bill

The SABC is footing the legal bills of its chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, and its former chair, Zandile Tshabalala, as they battle charges against them, it has been revealed in parliament

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SABC spends R42m on golden handshakes

The SABC has paid its bosses R42,6m in golden handshakes in the past six years, communications minister Faith Muthambi has revealed in answers to parliamentary questions posed by the Democratic Alliance. Former CEO Dali Mpofu was the biggest beneficiary

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Dep’t defends Muthambi’s R600 000 trip

The department of communications has hit back at criticism over payments it made to cover a US trip by minister Faith Muthambi. The department spent almost R600 000 on a nine-day trip to a luxury goods show and folk art festival in the US, according to a reply in parliament

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Muthambi on R600 000 US ‘junket’

The Democratic Alliance has accused communications minister Faith Muthambi of embarking on a R600 000 “junket” to the US, where she visited a luxury goods show and a folk art festival. DA MP Gavin Davis said on Thursday that Muthambi

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Internet censorship bill enters next phase

Cabinet has approved the submission of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill which is guided by policy that has been criticised for seeking to curb Internet freedoms. A cabinet statement released last week said the bill seeks to amend

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ISPs could lose licences over porn

Mobile operators and Internet service providers could have their licences revoked by communications regulator Icasa if they fail to comply with new legislation being developed to govern online censorship in South Africa. In a statement issued on Thursday

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