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What’s next for Hlaudi Motsoeneng

A new court-ordered disciplinary committee needs to clear Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s name and a public protector’s report needs to be overturned on review for him to lawfully work at the SABC. The new disciplinary committee will be chaired by

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Radio is mine, Hlaudi tells SABC staffers

Embattled SABC executive for corporate affairs and former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told staffers at a meeting that he is now in charge of the radio division of the public broadcaster. “Radio is now mine,” Motsoeneng said

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SABC on the hunt for a qualified CEO

The SABC has placed newspaper advertisements for a new CEO, making a U-turn just five months after the public broadcaster declared it would no longer advertise jobs externally. The advertisement for the executive position appeared in

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SABC turns in a R411m net loss

The SABC’s 2016 accounts are splashed in red ink. The public broadcaster revealed on Thursday that it reported a R411m net loss for the financial year. The loss is a worsening of the broadcaster’s performance

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SABC denies R18m payout to ex-CEO

Media reports saying that former SABC CEO Frans Matlala got a severance package of R18m are false, said his incumbent James Aguma on Tuesday at parliament. Media reports suggested that

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SABC CEO slams ‘chaos’ critics

The SABC is experiencing no financial crisis. In fact, the auditor-general is “very happy” with the state of the public broadcaster’s finances, said SABC board member Aaron Tshidzumba on Tuesday. He was part

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Mutiny at the SABC over censorship

South Africa’s public broadcaster is battling to quell a journalist revolt over censorship of programmes that portrayed the government in a negative light and its ban on screening footage of protesters destroying property because

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I don’t even know what censorship is: Motsoeneng

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has scoffed at suggestions that the public broadcaster is engaging in censorship, saying censorship is an English concept, so he “doesn’t know it”. Speaking at a media briefing at the SABC’s Johannesburg head office

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Timing of SABC CEO exit ‘suspect’: Muthambi

Communications minister Faith Muthambi has described the timing of the resignation of acting SABC CEO Jimi Matthews as “suspect” and hit out at him for not raising his grievances with her office. In a statement issued on Tuesday

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