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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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Panel to probe Pule’s conduct

The joint committee on ethics and members’ interests has appointed a panel to look into the conduct of communications minister Dina Pule. According to committee co-chair Lemias Mashile, the committee took a decision on 20 February that, in terms of paragraph 3.1 of the procedure for the investigation

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SABC board likely to be dissolved

It is likely the SABC board will be dissolved, communications portfolio committee chairman Sikhumbuzo Kholwane announced on Monday. Kholwane told reporters at parliament that communications minister Dina Pule would give the committee a report back on developments at the public broadcaster on Tuesday

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Six more quit SABC board

President Jacob Zuma on Monday accepted the resignations of most members of the SABC board, including chairman Ben Ngubane and his deputy Thami ka Plaatjie. In the wake of Ngubane and Ka Plaatjie’s joint resignation letter last week, Zuma had received six more and accepted all, presidential spokesman Mac

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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