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Scopa ‘shocked’ at sudden resignation of SABC CFO Aguma

PARLIAMENT, July 19  – Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) said it was shocked by the sudden resignation of James Aguma, the chief financial officer of the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), this before the conclusion of the disciplinary proceeding against him. In a statement, Scopa chairperson Themba Godi said it took Aguma’s resignation […]

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SABC General Manager resigns

JOHANNESBURG, July 5 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced on Wednesday that Maijang Mpherwane had resigned as General Manager of  TV Bouquet (SABC 1 2  3 and Encore). “The resignation from the public service broadcaster is with effect from the 31st of July 2017,”  SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said in a statement. According to a […]

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Death of SABC producer Venter a “monumental loss” – Sanco

JOHANNESBURG, June 30– The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) has described the death of one of the so-called South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) 8 and senior current affairs producer at SABC radio station RSG, Suna Venter Venter as a “monumental loss”. “Venter was a courageous journalist who stood against bullies that were proxies of those who had captured […]

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Motsoeneng has been fired – SABC board

JOHANNESBURG, June 12– Former SABC chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been fired following a recommendation by the chairperson of a disciplinary panel, SABC interim board chairwoman Khanyisile Kweyama announced on Monday. Kweyama said Motsoeneng had been informed about the outcome of the disciplinary hearing. “The recommendations by the chair of the hearing that […]

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BCCSA favours SABC in Isidingo’s controversial storyline

JOHANNESBURG, June 7 – The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) on Wednesday ruled in favour of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in relation to a racially charged and controversial incident in Isidingo episodes. The episodes of the SABC 3 soapie portrayed scenes where a Sechaba Moloi-Matabane, a black character, was verbally abused […]