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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 […]

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Motsoeneng disciplinary hearing to continue on Wednesday evening – SABC

PARLIAMENT, May 24– The disciplinary hearing of Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the matric less former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer, will start on Wednesday night after he lost a Labour Court case to interdict the broadcaster from disciplining him. “The Labour Court today at 14:00 [on Wednesday] dismissed the interdict. The Chairperson of the […]

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Motsoeneng’s hearing postponed: SABC

JOHANNESBURG, May 18 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) postponed the external disciplinary hearing against its former chief operating office Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the public broadcaster said on Thursday. SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said that the chairperson of the disciplinary hearing granted the postponement until May 24, at 6pm. The SABC began the external disciplinary hearing […]

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MPs gun for Aguma, delinquent SABC directors

PARLIAMENT, May 17  – South African Broadcasting Corporation (CFO) chief financial officer James Aguma landed in hot water with MPs on Wednesday as the parliamentarians described his absence in Parliament as an attempt at dodging accountability for several dodgy contracts worth billions the broadcaster entered into with contractors. Briefing Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts […]