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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 […]

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Motsoeneng a no-show at court

JOHANNESBURG, August 15 – Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, failed to appear in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday to tell the court why he should not be personally liable for the wrongful dismissal of eight journalists at the aster. On May 11, the Labour Court granted the application by […]

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SABC to go after former executives to recoup losses at cash-strapped broadcaster

PARLIAMENT, August 2 – Some of the highly controversial, irregular and expensive policy changes and contracts concluded by the now disgraced former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) top executives Hlaudi Motsoeneng and James Aguma might come back to bite them if the interim board has its way, MPs heard on Tuesday. Briefing Parliament’s portfolio committee […]