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SABC boss paid R8m for 11 months’ work

Taxpayers have had to pay close to R13m for two former SABC executives’ golden handshakes when they left the embattled broadcaster.The 2013/2014 annual report of the SABC, tabled in parliament this week, revealed that former CEO Lulama Mokhobo was paid just over R8m

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No action on SABC top jobs

There has been little action in appointing a new CEO or chief financial officer at the SABC, according to communications minister Faith Muthambi. Replying to parliamentary questions she said the advertisements for the CEO and chief finance positions closed on 12 May, but “the number of candidates

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New SABC CEO soon: minister

The SABC has been instructed to appoint a new CEO within the next three months, communications minister Faith Muthambi said on Tuesday. “The entities reporting to the ministry have a clear directive from me to stabilise their leadership,” Muthambi told a media briefing at parliament. “To this end I have recently

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Tian Olivier named as SABC CEO

Tian Olivier has been appointed SABC’s new acting CEO and James Aguma has taken up the reins of acting chief financial officer, the national broadcaster said on Friday. “Mr Olivier and Mr Aguma’s appointments are based on their extensive knowledge and a proven track record as senior managers currently at the SABC,” spokesman

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SABC chair seeks CFO’s head

SABC board chair Ellen Tshabalala has filed a labour dispute affidavit asking for the dismissal of the public broadcaster’s chief financial officer, Gugu Duda, who was found by the public protector Thuli Madonsela to have been irregularly appointed. In parliament this week

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Mokhobo denies approving salary hike

Former SABC group CEO Lulama Mokhobo has denied approving an irregular salary increase for acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Sowetan reported on Thursday. “I feel very hurt and disturbed by the report because I did not approve the increase. The signatures on

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More trouble at Fawlty Towers

So, there’s more trouble at Fawlty Towers in Auckland Park. Just two years into her five-year term, SABC group CEO Lulama Mokhobo is stepping down, citing “exhaustion”. It’s a fresh setback for the public broadcaster, which has lurched from one crisis to another for the best part of a decade

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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

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SABC’s skills crisis laid bare

MPs came down hard on the SABC and questioned whether the public broadcaster was capable of a successful transformation to digital broadcasting scheduled to take off in June 2015. This followed a presentation by SABC leadership on Tuesday of an independent skills