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New SABC chair ‘rewarded for loyalty’

New SABC chairman Obert Maghuve was elevated to the position as reward by President Jacob Zuma for his loyalty to communications minister Faith Muthambi and chief operating officer Hlaudi

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ANC ignores legal opinion on SABC board

The ANC on Tuesday prevented a Democratic Alliance MP from discussing a legal opinion that communications minister Faith Muthambi did not adhere to the law regarding the SABC board

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SABC to sweat its assets – literally

The SABC, which is facing a reported R501m loss this financial year, is looking to sweat its assets and has put out a tender for a new gym at its Auckland Park headquarters. The public broadcaster

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I did nothing wrong: Muthambi

Communications minister Faith Muthambi has “noted with disgust” media reports on the removal of three SABC board members in terms of which she has been accused by a parliamentary legal team of

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Muthambi acted unlawfully at SABC

Parliament’s constitutional and legal services unit has found that communications minister Faith Muthambi effectively acted unlawfully when she threatened SABC board members with removal and again when she removed them. In a statement

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R3m SABC choir sings Hlaudi’s praises

The SABC choir had cost the public broadcaster R3m in its 2014/2015 financial year, communications minister Faith Muthambi said on Friday. She was responding to a question from the

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Muthambi under fire in parliament

A cross-section of opposition MPs were united in taking apart communications minister Faith Muthambi’s second budget vote speech on Wednesday. Economic Freedom Fighters MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi

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Muthambi, Davis clash over SABC powers

Communications minister Faith Muthambi on Tuesday revindicated sweeping powers to hire and fire the SABC’s top staff and initiate the removal of board members. Briefing MPs, she challenged the notion that the SABC was an independent public broadcaster

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Call for ex-SABC chair to ‘pay back the money’

The Democratic Alliance wants former SABC chair Zandile Tshabalala, who resigned last December, to “pay back the money” she received during her 22-month tenure at the public broadcaster. “A reply to a DA parliamentary question reveals that former SABC chair

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