Motsoeneng's qualifications were irrelevant in his appointment at SABC – ex board chair

2019-09-09 17:45

Former SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane said that despite not having a matric qualification, Hlaudi Motsoeneng was appointed to executive positions at the state broadcaster because of his sterling track record.

Ngubane: I was a good, honest chairperson #EskomInquiry

2018-03-09 10:26

Former Eskom board chair Ben Ngubane told the Eskom inquiry that he believes he was a good, honest chairperson.

‘Fake’ share certificates

2017-11-23 13:56

Politician-turned-businessman Dr Ben Ngubane — who is accused in a court application of using fraudulent documents in a bid to strip assets in a company he owns which is now in liquidation — has never responded to the allegations.

Brown looks set to free Eskom from state capture

2017-06-23 09:05

The signals are clear that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown will inject fresh leadership with no links to state capture at power utility Eskom.

Parly probe into Eskom to put spotlight on Molefe, maladministration

2017-06-21 13:32

A Parliamentary inquiry which will among others investigate events around Eskom ex-CEO Brian Molefe's reappointment, coal contracts and board matters is to start in the first week of August.

Why Ben Ngubane quit

2017-06-18 06:01

Interim leadership of Eskom was subject of high-stakes standoff between public enterprises minister and former chairperson.

Eskom inquiries could keep out-of-job Ngubane busy

2017-06-14 23:33

Outgoing Eskom chairperson Ben Ngubane might find his new free time is cut short, if he truly intends being a “part of the team that will answer to everything”.

ANALYSIS: Eskom’s revolving door, endless scandals cloud SA’s energy future

2017-06-14 07:45

If South Africa is to properly plot its energy future, new perspectives and new blood is desperately needed at Eskom, writes Yolandi Groenewald.

Zuma's grip loosened by Eskom chaos

2017-06-13 22:30

Management upheaval at Eskom has dealt another blow to President Jacob Zuma as evidence swirling around him are too damning to ignore, say analysts.

Your top business news: Excessive pricing, Eskom, Guptas...

2017-06-13 18:20

The Competition Commission strikes again, the Eskom board shocked by resignation of chairperson Ben Ngubane and Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba admits to signing documents for the Guptas to become South Africa citizens.


Hlaudi's people skills were just what the SABC needed, says ex-chair

2019-09-09 14:44

Ben Ngubane, the former chairperson of the SABC, has said the broadcaster's ex-COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng was appointed because he was a skilled communicator and troubleshooter.

Former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane to testify before inquiry

2018-03-07 06:15

The former Eskom board chair has been accused by ex Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi of attempting to favour Gupta businesses, a charge he has denied.

'Incompetent' Faith Muthambi 'tried to mislead Parliament' - report

2017-08-21 14:18

Former Communications Minister Faith Muthambi tried to mislead Parliament, a report from Parliament's legal services has found.

BREAKING: Eskom appoints new acting CEO

2017-06-22 14:21

Eskom has appointed Johnny Dladla as its new acting CEO with immediate effect.

Newsmaker: Ben Ngubane - an angry man

2017-06-18 06:01

‘You know, I watch this all unfolding, the allegations of corruption, the leaks, and I am perplexed. I really didn’t think Ben [Ngubane] was like that,” says someone who once worked on the board of a state-owned entity.

POLOTIKI | Episode 3: Fall of the President's men

2017-06-15 13:16

This week on POLOTIKI we're talking all about the fall of the President's men; namely Brian Molefe, Ben Ngubane and Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

TIMELINE: Who is Ben Ngubane?

2017-06-14 09:51

Dr Ben Ngubane was an IFP leader who crossed the floor to the ANC. He has served as a premier, a cabinet minister, an ambassador and chairperson of SABC and Eskom.

5 blemishes from Ngubane's checkered past

2017-06-14 06:03

Following the departure of Eskom’s board chairperson, Fin24 collated several matters of poor governance and business blunders which took place under Ben Ngubane’s watch.

Voices of discontent against Ngubane grow

2017-06-13 20:54

Fedusa has added its voice to the growing out pour against former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane, calling for him to face a judicial commission of inquiry.

OUTA lays criminal charges against Ngubane

2017-06-13 16:53

OUTA has laid a criminal complaint, which includes charges of fraud, forgery and contravention of provisions of the Companies Act, against outgoing Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane.

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