Tshabalala: Committee distances itself from Davis

2014-11-24 07:23

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has distanced itself from comments made by committee member Gavin Davis regarding calls for the immediate suspension of SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Hlaudi standing in for SABC acting CEO

2014-11-16 13:34

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has not been appointed acting group CEO as reported by some newspapers, a spokesperson says.

MPs feel vindicated over Tshabalala ruling

2014-11-12 14:02

MPs felt vindicated by the Western Cape High Court ruling refusing SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala an order to halt the continuation of a parliamentary inquiry into her qualifications.

Court to rule on probe into SABC chair

2014-11-12 09:46

The Western Cape High Court is expected to rule on the inquiry by Parliament’s communications committee into SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala’s academic qualifications.

SABC says Generations cast list not final

2014-11-04 15:13

The supposed "cast list" for the new Generations which was "revealed" this weekend by a tabloid is not official, the public broadcaster has said.

Nzimande lashes out at SABC chair

2014-11-02 11:43

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has reportedly lashed out at SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala for lying about having a degree.

Madonsela is right to review SABC judgment

2014-10-29 10:13

The showdown between the DA and the SABC at the Western Cape High Court last week was a proxy battle over Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report, says TO Molefe.

Motsoeneng appeal under way

2014-10-28 15:57

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will appeal against a court ruling that he be suspended, his lawyer says.

Madonsela to review SABC judgment

2014-10-25 09:02

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will take the SABC court judgment on review as the judge's basis for deciding that her decisions are not binding is confusing, her office says.

Court orders SABC to suspend Motsoeneng

2014-10-24 14:49

The Western Cape High Court has ruled that the SABC must immediately suspend its controversial and famously matricless COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Court orders Motsoeneng's suspension

2014-10-24 12:00

The Western Cape High Court has ordered that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing.

SABC’s Tshabalala heads to court - report

2014-10-23 05:41

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has approached the Western Cape High Court to stop a parliamentary process intent on suspending her, the Mail & Guardian reports.

SABC chair must give proof - Cosatu, SACP

2014-10-15 17:55

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala must produce proof of her qualifications or immediately step down, Cosatu and the SACP says.

SAFA, SABC in talks

2014-10-13 14:13

Danny Jordaan has confirmed that SAFA are in "talks" with SABC to continue broadcasting the national teams' games.

SABC denies blacking out SACP

2014-10-07 19:29

The SABC has denied allegations that it had blacked out an SA Communist Party story during its news bulletin.

No letter to suspend SABC chair - presidency

2014-10-07 05:00

President Jacob Zuma has not received a letter from the National Assembly requesting him to suspend SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Generations break will cost SABC R140m

2014-10-05 13:45

The SABC is set to lose more than R140m after putting its biggest soapie, Generations, on ice for two months.

Beware of media censorship - US ambassador

2014-09-30 18:59

SA has to be wary of attempts to censor the media such as SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's recent suggestion that journalists be licensed, US Ambassador Patrick Gaspard says.

SABC TV boss Leo Manne suspended indefinitely

2014-09-26 10:30

Leo Manne, the SABC's general manager for TV channels, has been suspended for an indefinite period of time.

'New' Generations to return in December

2014-09-21 11:44

South African soap opera Generations will go off air next week after its current batch of episodes featuring 16 now-axed cast members conclude, the SABC says.

SABC says goodbye to Generations... for now

2014-09-19 18:47

The SABC has been forced to shelf the public broadcaster’s biggest revenue earner, admitting that Generations will disappear from the SABC1 schedule from October.

Zuma set to act on SABC's Tshabalala

2014-09-17 05:00

A motion will be tabled for President Jacob Zuma to suspend SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala, says the Democratic Alliance.


Madonsela wants court clarity on her powers

2014-11-23 13:01

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has filed her application to contest a judgement that deemed her findings and remedial actions not binding.

Hlaudi standing in for SABC acting CEO

2014-11-16 13:35

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has not been appointed acting group CEO as reported by some newspapers, a spokesperson says.

Muthambi not yet in a position to comment

2014-11-12 22:18

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she is not yet in a position to comment on the Western Cape High Court ruling against SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

SABC chair loses court battle against MPs

2014-11-12 11:26

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has lost her court bid to halt a parliamentary inquiry into whether she lied about her qualifications.

DA: Case against Motsoeneng strengthened

2014-11-09 20:41

The DA has claimed evidence that SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng bribed a former human resources officer strengthened its case against him.

Parliament not within its rights, court told

2014-11-03 16:19

Lawyers for embattled SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala have asked the Western Cape High Court to rule that Parliament is conducting a disciplinary inquiry against her and has no right to do so.

Background screening shows Tshabalala has no degree

2014-10-30 08:49

A background screening process has provided more proof that SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala does not have a degree, the DA says.

Madonsela wasting money - ANC

2014-10-28 16:56

The public protector will be wasting funds by taking the SABC court judgment on review with regard to her constitutional powers, the ANC says.

ANC supports office of public protector

2014-10-26 14:46

The ANC has noted the court ruling suspending SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and the clarity it gave about the public protector's powers, saying it continues to support the Chapter Nine institution.

ANC, DA claim vindication

2014-10-24 22:23

The ANC and the opposition have claimed the SABC judgment vindicated their clashing views on whether the public protector's findings are binding - an issue which is central to the Nkandla controversy.

Court orders Motsoeneng disciplinary

2014-10-24 14:10

The Western Cape High Court has ordered that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng face a disciplinary hearing and be suspended with full pay.

SABC chair interdicts Parliament

2014-10-23 19:04

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has obtained an interim interdict in the Western Cape High Court halting an inquiry into whether she lied about her academic qualifications.

Muthambi tells ANC MPs not to interfere - report

2014-10-22 09:36

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has told ANC MPs not to interfere in her department's affairs after they told her to show leadership, according to a report.

SABC chair making clowns of MPs - EFF

2014-10-14 16:58

SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala is treating MPs like clowns, an EFF MP has charged after her lawyers threatened to withdraw from an inquiry into whether she lied.

Inquiry about SABC chair to start - presidency

2014-10-10 11:24

An inquiry into allegations that SABC board chair Ellen Tshabalala has misrepresented her academic qualifications will start soon, says the presidency.

SABC faulted for allowing defamatory comment - BCCSA

2014-10-06 15:16

The SABC has been faulted by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA for failing to qualify a defamatory remark a caller to a radio programme made about the Cabinet.

R13m SABC golden handshakes cause outcry

2014-10-03 13:35

The DA has called for the public prosecutor to probe the close to R13m taxpayers have had to fork out for two former SABC executives' golden handshakes.

Curtain call for Generations

2014-09-30 17:15

Seven million fans of SA's most popular soap opera will be cut off from their daily dose of drama as the last available episode of Generations will be screened.

DA urges SABC chair not to resign

2014-09-23 13:42

The DA has urged SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala not to resign and rather face a parliamentary inquiry that she lied about her qualification.

Generations: Axed 16 scripted out at indaba

2014-09-21 19:29

A brand new Generations, with none of the 16 actors that were fired, is being created by the show’s script team.

Suspended Hawks head charges withdrawn

2014-09-19 07:42

Internal disciplinary charges against suspended Hawks head Major-General Johan Booysen have been withdrawn.

SABC chair faces suspension

2014-09-16 14:48

A parliamentary portfolio committee has recommended the suspension of SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala, pending the outcome of a probe into her qualifications.

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