Herbst: The rise and rise of Hlaudi Motsoeneng – 'Insulting the struggle'

2016-06-26 19:15

Who is Hlaudi Motsoeneng and how did he get to the position of ruler in chief at the state broadcaster? Retired SABC journalist Ed Herbst winds back the clock.

Icasa to hold public hearing on SABC censorship

2016-06-24 07:05

Icasa is to hold a public hearing about the SABC's decision not to broadcast footage of violent protests.

SABC3 press conference hijacked by Hlaudi Motsoeneng

2016-06-22 13:30

SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng has taken over and steered a press conference completely off-message that was supposed to be about the new SABC3 schedule.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng must go – Right2Know

2016-06-20 15:45

The Right2Know Campaign has demanded the removal of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, saying he is unfit for the job.

Less Queen Elizabeth and more local royalty on SABC

2016-06-15 06:56

Hlaudi Motsoeneng as part of his local content TV drive is promising to improve its coverage of heritage activities by broadcasting live cultural and traditional events.

WATCH: Sunshine news replaces Hlaudi reports

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has taken decisive measures to shake-up the SABC. What are your thoughts?

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Hlaudi’s live SAfm interview a cringeworthy disaster

2016-06-08 14:33

Furious listeners vented their anger at the SABC’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng before he suddenly disappeared off air.

LISTEN: There's now a song that thanks the SABC for 90%

2016-06-03 11:01

The music video of the special tribute song in praise of SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been released.

SABC TV channels going 90% local too

2016-05-31 15:35

The SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has announced a concerted drive to rid the public broadcaster's TV channels of its remaining international content.

MetroFM backtracks on Hlaudi’s 90% local music order

2016-05-30 12:15

MetroFM has quietly backtracked on SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s 90% local music decree, and is now playing 50% local music and 50% international music.


Icasa can't reverse Hlaudi’s decision - SABC lawyer

2016-06-24 21:24

Icasa has no power to reverse the SABC’s decision to ban coverage of violent protests, the public broadcaster’s lawyer said on Friday.

Muthambi in bid to appeal Motsoeneng ruling

2016-06-23 17:18

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has moved to appeal a High Court ruling that upheld that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s appointment was irrational.

Public hearing looms over SABC censorship

2016-06-21 11:44

The SABC has to provide Icasa with reasons why it’s censoring its TV news for viewers in the run-up to the August elections.

Protests expected at SABC's doors

2016-06-20 09:55

The removal of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and an end to "censorship" is what the Right2Know Campaign will be protesting for when its members gather outside the public broadcaster's offices.

Pennington: SABC’s Animal Farm – drops ‘The Editors’ – as press freedom slides

2016-06-09 22:15

Editor Steuart Pennington condemns the SABC’s censorship of a news show - all part of Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s ploy to rid the airwaves of anything critical of the ANC.

SABC bans newspaper headlines on air

2016-06-09 09:10

The SABC has placed a ban on the reading of newspaper headlines or discussing newspapers’ front pages on the air.

SABC’s Hlaudi: One day we’ll have professional Indian artists

2016-06-06 07:31

Hlaudi Motsoeneng appeared on-stage at the Samas, trying to reach out to the Indian community whilst saying one day we'll have "professional artists from the Indian community”.

Motsoeneng: SA media ‘censors’ good news

2016-06-01 07:17

South African media are censoring good news stories about the country, says the chief operations officer of the SABC Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Motsoeneng: SABC 3 to have 80% local content

2016-05-31 14:29

Public broadcaster the SABC plans to beef up local content on its commercial television station by up to 80% after implementing a similar policy across its radio broadcasts.

More criticism for SABC's 'apartheid-like censorship'

2016-05-28 23:02

Free speech groups and opposition parties have continued to condemn the SABC's decision to stop showing violent anti-government protests, likening the move to apartheid-era censorship.

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