Browsing: Hlaudi Motsoeneng

SABC’s Mokhobo denies massive payout

SABC group CEO Lulama Mokhobo is horrified that people are mistakenly claiming she will now get a huge payout following her resignation after only two years in the hot seat. She will not be leaving under a cloud, Mokhobo said. Media reports claimed Mokhobo was accused of an abuse of power

Mokhobo: ‘Why I quit the SABC’

SABC group CEO Lulama Mokhobo has cited “exhaustion”, and not her working relationship with controversial acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, as the reason she is stepping down just two years into a five-year term at the troubled

DA urges ‘remedial steps’ at SABC

Communications minister Yunus Carrim must implement “remedial steps to arrest the perpetual management crisis at the SABC now that its entire management structure is filled with acting appointees”, said Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn. Shinn was reacting to the news

SABC CEO steps down

The SABC looks set to be plunged into a fresh leadership crisis. TechCentral can reveal that the public broadcaster will announce later on Monday that its group CEO, Lulama Mokhobo, is stepping down just two years into her five-year term. A statement could be issued as early as lunchtime

Carrim draws fire over digital TV

Legal action appears to be looming after a grouping of broadcasters and business organisations on Friday slammed cabinet’s recent decisions about migration to digital terrestrial television. This has raised the spectre of further damaging delays in South Africa’s already

SA Newsmakers of 2013

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2013. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad

DA welcomes SABC progress

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed progress made by communications minister Yunus Carrim in resolving the appointment of a permanent chief operating officer at the SABC, saying the issue has dragged on for years and undermined the public broadcaster. DA shadow

Carrim mum on SABC report

Communications minister Yunis Carrim said on Monday he had seen the public protector’s provisional report into alleged maladministration at the SABC. “Yes, I did receive the report, obviously. It was given as a courtesy to the department of communications,” he told the Cape Town Press Club

SABC may get new COO

The chief operating officer position at the SABC may be advertised soon, communications minister Yunis Carrim said on Monday. He told the Cape Town Press Club the “stalemate” position was likely to end should negotiations be successful with a candidate who believed he should have been

Duncan McLeod
Time to deal with digital TV mess

Communications minister Yunus Carrim demonstrated in parliament this week that government may finally be dealing decisively with the impasse over digital terrestrial television that is undermining efforts to get more South Africans connected to broadband. Carrim’s remarks to

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