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Controversy over new SABC board

The SABC will soon have new leadership as the parliamentary portfolio committee announced the final list of names to be recommended for the new board on Tuesday afternoon. But this was not without controversy as the opposition parties represented in the committee have objected to the list

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SABC soapie calls for reality check

As the farce called the South African Broadcasting Corporation plumbed new depths this week, a story related by Ivor Wilkins and Hans Strydom in their must-read book about the Broederbond, The Super-Afrikaners, became more ­instructive. Having won

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Dina Pule’s furious letter to SABC board

Communications minister Dina Pule has lashed out in a scathing letter at the SABC board for the suspension of the corporation’s controversial chief financial officer Gugu Duda, the appointment of her replacement, and the reinstatement of acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, which she

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Chaos reigns over SABC chief

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will remain in his position because his removal by the board was not done properly, communications minister Dina Pule said on Thursday. Pule told SABC radio that Motsoeneng would remain in the position because the board was not properly constituted

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Pule wants SABC men to stay

Communications minister Dina Pule is trying to persuade SABC board chairman Ben Ngubane and his deputy to withdraw their resignations, the presidency said on Monday. “The matter is receiving attention from the communications

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SABC plunged into new crisis

SABC board chairman Ben Ngubane and his deputy, Thami ka Plaatjie, have resigned, the public broadcaster reported on Monday morning. SABC radio news quoted communications spokesman Siya Qoza as saying President Jacob Zuma needed to decide whether to accept the resignations or