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SABC welcomes CCMA’s ruling on Motsoeneng

JOHANNESBURG, September 21 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Thursday, welcomed the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) decision ruling in favour of the public broadcaster in the case brought by former chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng regarding his dismissal. “The decision vindicates the SABC’s processes as procedurally and substantively fair. This is […]

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SABC broke, can’t pay legal bills it owes for defending Hlaudi – Democratic Alliance

PARLIAMENT, August 14  – The Democratic Alliance on Tuesday said it had been informed by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) that it could not afford to settle the full R1.7 million in legal fees it owes the party. The SABC spent more than R22 million defending controversial former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng. The […]

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SABC board says probe into R100 million MultiChoice deal must go on

JOHANNESBURG, November 29 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board on Wednesday said it has “noted the publication” of various internal minutes dealing with the controversial Multichoice agreement and said the contents were the reason it referred the matter to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Hours after the Democratic Alliance (DA) alleged that minutes of an SABC […]

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Hlaudi Motsoeneng must pay legal costs of SABC 8 – Labour Court

JOHANNESBURG, September 8 – The Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday ruled that sacked South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, former group executive news and current affairs Simon Tebele and the public broadcaster were liable for the wrongful dismissal of eight journalists. The eight journalists were fired after they challenged the broadcaster’s controversial editorial […]

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Court hears that there is no evidence linking Hlaudi Motsoeneng to the axing of SABC 8

JOHANNESBURG, September 7 – The legal representative of the former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng told the Johannesburg Labour Court on Wednesday, that there was no evidence linking his client to the firing of the eight journalists, instead he threw former acting CEO Jimi Matthews under the bus. Thabani Masuku, Motsoeneng, made reference to head […]