Molefe claims SABC misled Parliament

2013-10-06 09:21

Lawyers representing suspended head of SABC news and current affairs, Phil Molefe, have accused the SABC of misleading Parliament for claiming it gave Molefe a golden handshake of R2.4m earlier this year.

Suspended SABC officials paid R4m

2013-04-25 07:31

Suspended SABC head of news Phil Molefe was paid full benefits amounting to R2.2m while at home last year, Communications Minister Dina Pule says.

SABC news boss disappointed in staff

2012-09-14 13:30

SABC news boss Jimi Matthews has lashed out at his staff for claiming to the media that he ordered a blackout of news stories relating to Julius Malema and the Marikana mine massacre.

I was ill, says SABC CEO

2012-08-06 21:37

SABC CEO Lulama Makhobo says she submitted the medical certificate required as proof for her absence during the disciplinary hearing of news head Phil Molefe.

No date for Molefe hearing - SABC

2012-08-02 19:05

The SABC has not yet set a date for the disciplinary hearing of its news head Phil Molefe, the broadcaster says.

Molefe's special leave not political - SABC

2012-04-16 21:28

SABC head of news Phil Molefe's special leave is a human resources "policy matter" and has nothing to do with his alleged political allegiances, the broadcaster said on Monday.

Molefe 'will not take golden handshake'

2012-04-15 21:00

SABC head of news and current ­affairs, Phil Molefe, reportedly is determined not to walk away from the public broadcaster with a golden handshake.

I back no political party: Molefe

2012-04-12 21:37

The reported reasons behind the SABC's decision to place head of news Phil Molefe on special leave were unfounded, he says.

ANCYL questions SABC's Molefe decision

2012-04-11 16:30

The ANC Youth League has questioned the SABC's decision to put its head of news and current affairs Phil Molefe on special leave.

SABC news head on special leave

2012-04-10 16:13

SABC head of news and current affairs Phil Molefe has been placed on special leave, the public broadcaster says.

SABC funding still a worry, CEO says

2011-09-07 21:49

The SABC is out of the woods after a two-year cash crisis, but a funding model for the broadcaster deserves urgent attention from the government, acting group CEO Phil Molefe says.

SABC appoints acting CEO

2011-07-01 15:53

SABC news CEO Phil Molefe has been appointed as the acting group CEO of the broadcaster.

Minister pledges support to SABC board

2010-11-10 21:33

Newly appointed Communications Minister Roy Padayachie has pledged to support the SABC's embattled board members as they try to resolve instability at the broadcaster.

New SABC news chief announced

2010-09-07 18:05

The SABC board has announced the appointment of a new group executive for news and current affairs, says the public broadcaster's website.

Court ruling stops SABC meeting

2010-08-24 14:45

SABC chairperson Ben Ngubane has delivered a presentation to Parliament's communications portfolio committee behind closed doors, despite a court ruling that it be open to the media.

'Explain Mbeki ban'

2010-07-11 14:36

The DA says the SABC's head of news, Phil Molefe, must explain to Parliament why there is a ban on television and radio coverage of former president Thabo Mbeki.

SABC: Molefe is head of news

2010-06-02 12:14

The SABC has announced that Phil Molefe is indeed the public broadcaster's new head of news, despite opposition from the board.

SABC chair must explain - ID

2010-05-24 13:16

SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane must explain to Parliament why the board was circumvented on the appointment of Phil Molefe as head of news, says the ID.

SABC in trouble over Molefe

2010-05-23 18:05

SABC chairperson Ben Ngubane must explain the exact processes followed in the appointment of Phil Molefe as head of news, opposition parties have demanded.

Showdown looming at SABC

2010-05-21 22:13

The SABC board has not approve the surprise naming of Phil Molefe as head of news at the public broadcaster, says a board member.


SABC news chief got R2.4m

2013-09-29 14:34

It has been reported that the SABC’s former news and current affairs chief Phil Molefe was given a R2.4m golden handshake.

SABC blacklisting journos: Hearing begins

2012-11-12 10:17

A new hearing, reopening serious allegations of the blacklisting of journalists and commentators by the SABC, will be launched at Icasa's head office in Sandton this week.

SABC management concerns intensify

2012-08-16 10:45

There's renewed concern about South Africa's beleaguered public broadcaster following a motion of no confidence by the SABC board against one of its own members.

SABC to launch 24-hour news channel

2012-08-06 21:35

The SABC is ready to launch its new 24-hour news channel, Group CEO Lulama Makhobo says.

Hearing of SABC news head continues

2012-07-21 15:36

The disciplinary hearing of SABC news head, Phil Molefe was set to continue, the national broadcaster's spokesman Kaizer Kganyago said.

Molefe remains on special leave

2012-04-16 14:28

SABC head of news Phil Molefe remains on special leave, pending the outcome of his meeting with chief executive officer Lulama Makhobo, the broadcaster says.

SABC urged to remove Motsepe from board

2012-04-13 14:35

The SACP has called on the SABC board to withdraw the membership of Limpopo MEC for co-operative governance and traditional affairs Clifford Motsepe.

Mixed reaction over SABC's Molefe

2012-04-11 22:13

A tide of questions and comments has greeted reports that the SABC had put its head of news and current affairs Phil Molefe on special leave.

SABC news chief blasted over too much Malema

2012-04-11 10:06

The SABC has placed group chief executive of news, Phil Molefe, on special leave after apparently defying bosses’ orders to stop giving too much air time to Julius Malema.

New SABC chief a 'surprise' choice

2012-01-17 18:45

The appointment of Lulama Mokhobo as the SABC’s eighth chief executive since 2005, is "quite a surprise", according to the SABC’s biggest union.

SABC shifts blame for TV fiasco

2011-09-07 18:36

SABC CEO Phil Molefe has accused sports agency SportFive of inflating broadcasting prices after it failed to screen Bafana's game.

Senior SABC journalist killed in crash

2011-05-09 07:51

A senior SABC journalist, Kgomotso Sebetso, has been killed in a car accident north of Pretoria, the public broadcaster has reported.

ANC supports new SABC news chief

2010-09-07 21:08

The ANC has welcomed the appointment of the new SABC group executive for news and current affairs, a spokesperson has said.

Mokoetle to respond to board letter

2010-08-26 19:08

SABC boss Solly Mokoetle has yet to respond to a request from the broadcaster's board for reasons why he should not be suspended from the position he took up eight months ago.

Explosive SABC report revealed

2010-08-24 08:16

Ben Ngubane and Solly Mokoetle have been fingered by the board as the perpetrators of the SABC's financial woes.

SABC board must take action - SOS

2010-06-03 22:13

The SABC board must take urgent action against the recent appointment of Phil Molefe as head of news, says the SOS Campaign.

Molefe decision welcomed

2010-05-25 11:09

The Media Workers Association of SA has welcomed the decision by the SABC board to nullify the appointment of Phil Molefe as head of the news division.

Molefe appointment unlawful: SABC

2010-05-23 23:00

The appointment of Phil Molefe as SABC head of news was unlawful, the public broadcaster's board has said.

SABC chair backs Molefe

2010-05-22 16:02

There was no "breach of corporate governance" in the appointment of Phil Molefe as head of SABC News, the broadcaster's chairperson Dr Ben Ngubane has said.

Numsa slams Molefe appointment

2010-05-21 18:28

The appointment of Phil Molefe as head of SABC News has raised fears that the broadcaster is being turned into a propaganda machine, says Numsa.

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