Browsing: Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Madonsela to probe SABC again

Public protector Thuli Madonsela has confirmed that she is following up on a report she compiled two years ago on governance failures at the public broadcaster. This following a number of high-profile changes implemented at the broadcaster recently

Faith Muthambi to answer to ANC

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will attend a meeting at Luthuli House on Monday where she is expected to be told to take action against the SABC board, ANC communications sub-committee member Jackson Mthembu told the Sunday Times. Muthambi is part of the committee

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Every Hlaudi has a silver lining

Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout has poked fun at the ongoing censorship controversy at the SABC, congratulating the broadcaster’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng for keeping the news “nice and comfortable”. “No one quite knows what is going on; so what

SABC mum on disciplinary hearings

The SABC on Sunday refused to confirm the veracity of a union report that the disciplinary hearings of suspended news journalists have been suspended – some indefinitely. “We do not comment on

Can the SABC be saved from itself?

The SABC staggers from one crisis to the next. It has been politically contested from apartheid days, used by ruling parties as a valuable propaganda tool since its formation in 1936. The broadcaster has been extremely contentious in recent years

SACP wants SABC board recused

The South African Communist Party has called for a complete overhaul of the SABC board. “I think that it’s an issue that we will further engage. In fact, our view is that the board must be recused

ANC summons Muthambi over SABC fiasco

The ANC has summoned communications minister Faith Muthambe and the SABC board to explain the recent censorship concerns at the public broadcaster. She and the board are expected to brief the ruling party on Monday

SABC censored ANC, too: Mantashe

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe claims his party has also been a victim of censorship at the SABC. “We are saying the SABC sometimes censors us as the ANC and nobody speaks. It doesn’t report on our activities and yet nobody comments. Censorship is a bad thing

More SABC pickets planned

The Right2Know Campaign, along with several other groups, will picket outside the offices of the SABC in Auckland Park on Wednesday and Thursday. On Monday a number of civil society groups met to discuss upcoming protest plans against

Vavi to take SABC to country’s top court

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi intends asking the constitutional court to reverse the SABC’s decision to stop showing footage of violent protests. “If [the SABC] hides some images away, if there are instructions to

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