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SABC condemns threats levelled at its staff members

The SABC has condemned the threats levelled at its staff members who appeared before the parliamentary inquiry on Monday. This after 6 of the 8 journalists received text messages threatening their lives. They have since forwarded the new threats as part of evidence to the police investigators who are dealing …

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Muthambi refutes interference allegations with SABC editorial

Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi has refutted almost all allegations that were levelled at herself, the board and the executive of the SABC by scores of witnesses who appeared before parliament’s inquiry into the fitness of the SABC board. Muthambi told the Ad Hoc Committee she’s not aware of any editorial …

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Parliament SABC Board Inquiry: Theresa Geldenhuys

Former Company Secretary, Theresa Geldenhuys responded to questions from committee members..really being grilled this afternoon. Geldenhuys questioned on her advisory role on the board…and mps delving into the boards decision making processes as she is the central figure and her primary mandate is to provide such guidance and advise to …

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Guptas attempted to take over SABC news operations: Masinga

The Guptas had attempted to take over the news operations of the SABC. This was heard during a parliamentary ad-hoc committee hearing into the public broadcaster. Former senior managers at the public broadcaster were testifying on Monday. According to them, basic labour relations principles were often flouted. And certain appointments …

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SA’s withdrawal from ICC in the spotlight

South Africa’s Ambassador to the United Nations says Pretoria might reconsider its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court if State Parties to The Rome Statute address its concerns. Ambassador Jerry Matjila was speaking exclusively to SABCNEWS in New York after he paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary General Ban …

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