DA advert hearing adjourned

2014-04-16 07:27

A hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee on the DA's advertisement complaint case against the SABC has been adjourned for the SABC to consult with its legal team.

Carrim lauded by Mwasa

2014-02-28 10:02

The speedy reaction by Communications Minister Yunus Carrim to the damning findings by the public protector against SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been welcomed by Mwasa.

SABC slams 'twisted statements'

2014-02-22 09:00

A report that SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng would remain in his job despite a damning Public Protector report has been condemned by the public broadcaster.

SABC asks matricless Hlaudi to be CEO

2014-02-21 10:30

The SABC board asked the matricless Hlaudi Motsoeneng to become the acting CEO of the South African public broadcaster after the current CEO Lulama Mokhobo quit at the beginning of February.

Motsoeneng to act on Madonsela report

2014-02-20 20:38

SABC acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng will act on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report as soon as his employers decide on his fate, his lawyer has said.

Lawyer: Motsoeneng didn’t lie about matric

2014-02-20 13:55

Acting SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng never claimed to have a matric certificate when he was employed by the public broadcaster 19 years ago, his lawyer says.

Call for 'urgent intervention' at SABC

2014-02-20 11:33

The Independent Producers Organisation says it is both concerned and distressed by the continuing instability at the SABC, and has called for urgent intervention at the national broadcaster.

Madonsela's SABC report: Carrim must decide

2014-02-17 23:31

The public protector's report on SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will be studied, the communications ministry has said.

Motsoeneng purged senior staff - Madonsela

2014-02-17 15:43

The SABC lost millions of rands as acting chief operations officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng purged senior staff, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Madonsela: SABC must act against 'dishonest' COO

2014-02-17 14:31

Successive SABC boards allowed Hlaudi Motsoeneng to operate above the law and the broadcaster should institute corrective action against him, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says.

eNCA picks up SABC’s censored Big Debate show

2013-11-13 14:17

The Big Debate current affairs talk show with host Siki Mgabadeli, censored and dumped by the SABC, is moving to eNCA with a new season of 10 episodes starting soon.

SABC 24-hour news channel for DStv

2013-07-05 15:32

The SABC's plan to launch its own 24-hour news channel is back on - and will be launched on pay-TV platform DStv.

SABC strike broadcasting deal

2013-06-05 21:43

The SABC has announced that it has secured a limited, free-to-air broadcasting rights package for three major sporting events.

SABC negative publicity 'painful'

2013-04-02 12:24

SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo has admitted in an interview that the ongoing barrage of negative publicity against the public broadcaster has damaged their image.

Zuma accepts SABC resignations

2013-03-18 13:53

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the resignations of most members of the SABC board, including chairperson Ben Ngubane and his deputy Thami ka Plaatjie.

SABC COO to remain - for now

2013-03-14 12:22

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will remain in his position for now because his removal by the board was not done properly, Communications Minister Dina Pule says.

ANCYL welcomes SABC resignations

2013-03-12 14:42

The ANC Youth League has welcomed the resignations of SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane and his deputy Thami ka Plaatjie.

Pule considers SABC board resignations

2013-03-11 13:31

Communications Minister Dina Pule has tried to persuade SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane and his deputy to withdraw their resignations.

Pule questions fitness of SABC board

2013-03-05 22:28

Communications Minister Dina Pule has asked Parliament to "urgently" review the fitness of the SABC board.

Calls for SABC chair to be fired

2013-03-04 17:59

The DA and Cope have called for the sacking of SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane after he allegedly reinstated fired acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Exiting acting-COO thanks SABC

2013-02-27 21:08

The SABC's exiting acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has thanked the broadcaster for letting him hold the fort, the public broadcaster says.

SABC's acting-COO 'released' from duties

2013-02-26 16:03

SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been "released from his duties", the broadcaster says.

SABC roasted over cancelled show

2012-12-05 22:19

The SABC's last-minute cancellation of a MetroFM discussion on the upcoming ANC national elective conference has been widely criticised.

SABC fire: 'We don't know how to handle it'

2012-06-14 08:46

SABC Acting Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has expressed shock over the fire which ripped through its Isidingo studios in Auckland Park, saying the SABC are not financially sound.


SABC acting COO ordained as a priest

2014-04-07 16:00

SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was ordained as a priest at the weekend, The New Age has reported.

Motsoeneng group rejects protector's report

2014-02-25 14:44

A group calling itself the "Hlaudi Motsoeneng Coalition" has “violently” rejected the report on the SABC released by the public protector which raised questions about his appointment and salary.

SABC talks ‘Number One’ and ‘Number Two’

2014-02-21 13:41

In a surreal on-air interview viewers watching the SABC would have been forgiven for thinking they’ve tuned in to a scatological discussion using just the code words 'Number One' and 'Number Two'.

SABC to seek advice on Madonsela report

2014-02-20 21:35

The SABC will seek legal advice on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on the organisation, the company has said.

Lawyer: Motsoeneng's salary appropriate

2014-02-20 16:29

SABC acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's salary is in line with his workload and responsibilities, his lawyer says.

SABC’s Motsoeneng 'happy, stronger'

2014-02-20 12:27

Following a scathing report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, beleaguered SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng said he felt strengthened and cheered by the support he had received.

Opposition to lay charges against SABC COO

2014-02-19 18:50

A group of opposition parties is to lay criminal charges against SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

SABC to study protector's report

2014-02-17 21:14

The SABC will analyse Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report, which found its acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng had operated above the law.

Public Protector slams SABC and its matricless boss

2014-02-17 15:41

SA's Public Protector is slamming the beleaguered SABC and the public broadcaster's famously matricless COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, for fraud and maladministration.

Protector: SABC COO is a fraud

2014-02-17 13:27

The appointment of SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was irregular, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has found.

SABC: We have a plan for future

2014-02-07 11:00

At a hastily convened press conference SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng said the company "have a plan for future".

Zuma launches new SABC channel

2013-08-02 07:36

President Jacob Zuma has become the first guest to be interviewed on the SABC's 24-hour news television channel, and encouraged the broadcaster to focus on positive stories.

SABC fills key positions

2013-06-20 16:04

The SABC has filled six vacancies in its executive management, the public broadcaster says.

SABC blames pay-TV growth for failures

2013-04-26 13:32

In its third-quarter report presented to parliament, the SABC has said that growth in pay-TV in South Africa is to blame for its ongoing failure to deliver on most of its targets.

Six more SABC board members jump ship

2013-03-18 15:56

The meltdown at the top ranks of the SABC continues as six more board members have resigned from the beleaguered public broadcaster.

Removal of SABC COO 'stands'

2013-03-14 21:32

The decision to remove the SABC's acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng stands, a majority of the public broadcaster's board members say.

SABC warned of licence-payer revolt

2013-03-12 22:33

The SABC has been warned that it needs to rebuild before it moves beyond redemption and South Africans no longer believe that it is still "the right thing to do" to pay for TV licences.

Zuma receives SABC resignations

2013-03-11 14:43

President Jacob Zuma has received a joint letter of resignation from SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane and his deputy Thami ka Plaatjie.

Union chastises SABC board

2013-03-06 20:27

The SABC board illegally removed the acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoaneng, the Communication Workers Union says.

COO not reinstated, SABC insists

2013-03-04 18:54

Reports that former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng had been reinstated are false, the public broadcaster says.

SABC's axed COO back after 3 days

2013-03-04 13:58

In a new shocking turn of events, Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been reinstated as acting chief operating officer of the SABC, just three days after he was axed from the post.

SABC board must explain - DA

2013-02-27 19:37

The SABC board must explain the removal of its acting chief operating officer to Parliament's portfolio committee on communication, the DA says.

SABC going after whistleblowers

2013-01-17 14:32

The SABC has set up a task force to find and root out staff members responsible for leaking information about the beleaguered South African public broadcaster to the press.

Soapies not killed by fire, says SABC

2012-06-14 12:54

The SABC have assured viewers that popular soap operas Generations, Muvhango and Isidingo would continue after a fire gutted the Isidingo set.

SABC defends Motsoeneng

2012-04-20 16:02

The SABC has denied that its acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng had lied about his qualifications to the corporation.

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