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SABC, MOTSOENENG & TEBELE TO PAY BEMAWU LEGAL COST

The Labour Court today ordered the former COO of the SABC, Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the former Group Executive of News, Mr Simon Tebele and the SABC to jointly pay BEMAWU’s legal cost in defending the dismissal of three of the SABC 7 in July 2016. The SABC 8 (seven were employees) were dismissed in July Read More

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BEMAWU WANTS MOTSOENENG,TEBELE AND SABC TO PAY COST | SABC8

BEMAWU’s application for cost against former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and former GE, NEWS Simon Tebele was heard in the Labour Court on Wednesday, 6 September 2017. The cost order against the two and the SABC have already been granted in principle, and they were directed to file affidavits as to why they should not be Read More

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MARCHING ORDERS FOR MOTSWENI?

The unlawfully and unprocedurally appointed Group Executive of SABC Sport, Sully Motsweni has been placed on special leave with immediate effect to afford her the opportunity to provide reasons why she should not be suspended.  Motsweni, who was fingered in the Public Protector’s report “When Governance & Ethics failed” for inter alia the huge salary Read More

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SIU GREEN LIGHT FOR SABC

President Jacob Zuma has authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect of procurement at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), in terms of section 2 (2) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996. The Proclamation authorises the SIU to investigate the following allegations: • The procurement of, Read More

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NEW SABC BOARD – WHO WILL IT BE?

The portfolio committee on communications on Tuesday decided if two or more parties nominate the same candidate, that person would make the shortlist that will be interviewed in September. When the committee adjourned for lunch, 20 of the 36 spots on the shortlist were filled. Apart from the interim board – chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama, her Read More

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More than 360 applications received for SABC permanent board

The Communications Committee in Parliament has received more than 360 applications of persons who want to serve on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) permanent board. This was revealed by Committee Chairperson Humphrey Maxegwana. The committee was also briefed by the SABC Interim Board on the progress made on the implementation of the Ad Hoc Committee Read More

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Madonsela: SABC board not fully co-operating in Motsoeneng probe

JOHANNESBURG – Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela says the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board has not been co-operating fully with the investigation into allegations of corruption against Hlaudi Motsoeneng On Tuesday, Motsoeneng reported for duty at the SABC as an “ordinary employee” after the Supreme Court of Appeal rejected his bid for leave to Read More

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HOW HONOURABLE IS THE SABC BOARD? | BEMAWU

OPEN LETTER TO ALL BEMAWU MEMBERS Just how honourable is the SABC board? This is the question being asked by WILSON JOHWA on SEPTEMBER 22 2016,  in bussiness day (http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2016/09/22/editors-lunchbox-sabc-boards-honour-or-lack-thereof-on-display) “This is most likely to depend on whether board members decide to reappoint Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who has come to realise that the courts cannot protect him Read More

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MEDIA STATEMENT | SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSING MR MOTSOENENG’S LEAVE TO APPEAL

MEDIA STATEMENT : SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSING MR MOTSOENENG’S LEAVE TO APPEAL The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) is happy that the litany of legal proceedings by Mr Motsoeneng and the Board to avoid the unavoidable has finally come to an end. The appointment of Mr Motsoeneng was unlawful. The Minister, Read More