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02 October 2016 12:00 PM ‘Thick-skinned’ Motsoeneng writes open letter to detractors

Ordinarily I have a fairly thick skin and a high tolerance level for criticisms which comes naturally with the work I do for the SABC. My bold and uncompromising steps in driving transformation in the broadcasting industry has attracted detractors and supporters alike. I am writing to register my strenuous objections to the unfounded attacks on my Section 21

01 October 2016 3:41 PM DA: Hlaudi must go, willing students must be allowed to study

Johannesburg – The DA on Saturday weighed into both the crisis at the SABC and the fees protests gripping universities across the country, suggesting both had wider repercussions for South Africa. "We are facing an unprecedented crisis in higher education which, if left unaddressed, will fracture the future of all students as well as the prospects of South 13

30 September 2016 5:04 AM Cabinet criticises the SABC on Motsoeneng issue

IN A strongly worded statement, Cabinet has criticised the SABC and called on it to "abide by the letter and spirit of the SCA ruling" which held that Hlaudi Motsoeneng was not fit to be hired as an executive at the corporation. And, Cabinet has tasked communications minister Faith Muthambi to "urgently take steps to address this matter with the SABC Board" 10

29 September 2016 2:58 PM Mahlobo must be punished for illegal parly signal jamming: DA

State Security Minister David Mahlobo can’t go “unpunished” and should be summoned before parliament to explain why he allowed a signal jamming device to be used inside the National Assembly‚ says the Democratic Alliance (DA). This comes after the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling that the jamming of telecommunication signals during last year’s State 3

29 September 2016 11:37 AM Sanef welcomes SCA ruling on signal jamming

“We see this as a victory for a our hard-fought democracy as well as a victory for our country's Constitution.” The ruling by the SCA follows an appeal by Sanef and Primedia Broadcasting of a Western Cape High Court ruling in May this year regarding the use of signal jamming device during last year's State Of The Nation address as well as the cutting 3

29 September 2016 9:39 AM Signal jamming in Parliament was unlawful, SCA rules

Cape Town - The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has ruled that the signal jamming during last year’s State of the Nation Address was unconstitutional and unlawful. A signal jammer was activated by the department of state security, supposedly for security reasons, and made it impossible for the media to report from the National Assembly because all cellphone 3

28 September 2016 12:42 PM SABC's unlawful appointment of Motsoeneng the 'last straw'

Cape Town – Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s "unlawful" appointment as SABC group executive of corporate affairs is the last straw that breaks the camel’s back, the ANC in Parliament said on Wednesday. The party was gravely concerned about the ongoing situation at the SABC, which had seen it regularly hogging headlines for all the wrong reasons, ANC chief whip Jackson 7

28 September 2016 11:48 AM Eyewitness News — R2K Campaign calls on advertisers to boycott SABC

JOHANNESBURG - Members of the Right2Know Campaign gathered outside FNB bank’s city branch in the Johannesburg CBD today, demanding that the bank stops advertising on SABC stations. The group has reacted to yesterday's controversial announcement, in which the corporation appointed Hlaudi Motsoeneng as its group executive of corporate affairs 11

28 September 2016 5:38 AM Thuli to probe Hlaudi’s new job

Maguvhe also said Motsoeneng was free to apply for the position of chief operating officer, which he held until Monday, when the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld the Western Cape High Court ruling that Motsoeneng’s appointment to that position was irrational and must be set aside. This was as a result of the public protector’s findings that he had misrepresented 6

28 September 2016 4:15 AM SABC board could face legal costs, Thuli warns

She pointed out that the SABC could face personal legal costs for Motsoeneng’s reappointment. Maguvhe also said Motsoeneng was free to apply for the position of chief operating officer, which he held until Monday, when the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld the Western Cape High Court ruling that Motsoeneng’s appointment to that position was irrational 11