Browsing: Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Chris Maroleng, the former MTN Group senior executive, has been fired as chief operating officer of the public broadcaster with immediate effect. He had been in the role for just over a year.

The current board and CEO of the SABC are the strongest the public broadcaster has had in at least 15 years. They should be left to get on with the job of repairing the damage caused by their predecessors.

If former communications minister Roy Padayachie was doing the Guptas’ bidding, as his predecessor, Siphiwe Nyanda, now suggests, it’s deeply disappointing.

Chris Maroleng has officially been appointed as the new chief operating officer of the SABC and will start work on 1 February, SABC News Online reported on Tuesday. His appointment comes despite apparent objections