South African Broadcasting Corporation

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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 25 reports

Protector and minister to try solve SABC’s Motsoeneng problem

PUBLIC Protector Thuli Madonsela and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi have agreed to work together to find a way to address the alleged irregular appointment of SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, they said in a joint statement on ... [Published BDlive - 16 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

SAPA - LABOUR-ACTORS-MTHETHWA

LABOUR-ACTORS-MTHETHWAContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.MTHETHWA WILLING TO HELP GENERATIONSArts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday he is willing to help find a solution to the firing of some of the soap opera Generations' actors."We are ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

SABC, Generations face backlash from celebs

An angry backlash is growing against the SABC and the Generations producers from South African actors and celebritiesvoicing their opinions following the firing of the Generations cast on SABC1 on Monday.The former Generations actor and now Hollywood ... [Published Capital Radio Malawi - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

SABC: “Generations will go on”

The SABC has assured fans and advertisers that the hit soapie will continue.This comes hot on the heels of the decision to fire 16 cast members, which sent the general public into a frenzy.SABC spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago told The Juice  that while ... [Published Juice - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Still Standing - SABC Board Comes Out to Bat for Hlaudi While Thuli Sticks to Her Guns

[Daily Maverick]While counsel for embattled SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, argued that an application in the Cape High Court to have him immediately suspended was "politically opportunistic", an affidavit by Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, warned that ... [Published AA South Africa - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 26 reports

SAPA - COURT-D/L-MOTSOENENG.

COURT-D/L-MOTSOENENG.Contributed by NAMPA / SAPA.DA'S COURT BID TO REMOVE MOTSOENENG CONTINUESThe DA's application to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside is expected to continue in the Western Cape High Court ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 5 reports

CWUSA Statement On Generations Cast Dismissals

We believe that it is the right of any worker to raise issues of concern about their working conditions. It is unbecoming of any employer to respond to written demands by a dismisal. It is in fact illegal to respond to written demands by means of intimidation ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Do Generations’ actors have a case?

On Monday MMSV Productions fired the 16 Generations' cast members who have refused to work since they embarked on a stay-away on 7 AugustThe demands the actors were making included salary increases, royalty payments and better working conditions.After ... [Published Destinyconnect.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

DA calls for SABC COO’s suspension

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must be suspended as soon as possible because he is a "toxic influence" who will stop at nothing to get what he wants, the DA argued in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 7 reports

WOW – They’v Fired The ENTIRE Cast Of Generations

Related PostsIf the antics of our politicians fail to entertain us, we can always count on the SABC (and this is not because of its riveting programs and productions). Last week Monday, the entire cast of Generations went on an illegal strike, asking ... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 19 reports

Axed Generations actors to seek legal recourse

The cast of actors’ legal representative, Desmond Brown said they would be consulting with senior council before deciding on a direction and the stance they would take on legal recourse.“The actors want to take action… first prize would be intervention ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Generations stars face chop

ctors have been ordered to return to work or be fired. The SABC has rejected their demands to be paid "Hollywood wages". ON THIN ICE: The SABC has rejected a demand for "Hollywood wages" from the Generations cast. Picture: Gallo ImagesWe want these ... [Published Sunday World South Africa - Aug 18 2014]

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...earlier that the PublicPublic Protector’s report had not recommended that Mr Motsoeneng be suspended immediately, but that he be disciplined. "Mr Motsoeneng’s appointment as COO could never shield him from disciplinary action if a proper and fair basis exists for such action, based on his past or future conduct" Mr Maenetje said
...He says in 2014 they still say there is no proper control of firearms at police stations. "In 2014, how do you do that? You come here and admit that you don’t have control of firearms, it is a scandal" says Groenewald
"We are willing to engage with all the relevant people to help find a speedy and amicable resolution to this matter" he said in a statement
"Both the minister and the public protector agreed on a way forward in addressing the matter as well as other issues of mutual concern" they said

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Protector and minister to try solve SABC’s Mots... [Published BDlive - 16 mins ago]
Palm Ridge Magistrates Court official accused o... [Published SABC - 22 mins ago]
Parliament lashes out at police over lack of fi... [Published SABC - 49 mins ago]
Muthambi meets Madonsela [Published Eye Witness News - 1 hour ago]
Madonsela’s report on Motsoeneng is binding – l... [Published City Press - 1 hour ago]
Muthambi, Madonsela smoke peace pipe over Moets... [Published SABC - 2 hours ago]
You're still going to watch Generations [Published Zalebs - 2 hours ago]
SAPA - LABOUR-ACTORS-MTHETHWA [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
Little co-operation over Hlaudi report - lawyer [Published IOL - 2 hours ago]
Mthethwa willing to help Generations [Published IOL - 2 hours ago]
SAPA - COURT-3RD-LD-MOTSOENENG [Published Namibia Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
3 types of Innovative Entrepreneurs in Any Busi... [Published Wealth Wisemag - 3 hours ago]
Generations: striking soapie stars get the axe [Published The South African - 3 hours ago]
Madonsela's report binding: Lawyer [Published Cape Times - 3 hours ago]
Police committee concerned by court shooting [Published Citizen.co.za - 3 hours ago]
Thuli Madonsela, Faith Muthambi agree on way fo... [Published City Press - 3 hours ago]
SABC, Generations face backlash from celebs [Published Capital Radio Malawi - 3 hours ago]
Off-screen Generations drama gets industry hot ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 3 hours ago]
Madonsela’s report binding – lawyer [Published Citizen.co.za - 3 hours ago]
Drama hits South Africa's blockbuster soap oper... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 4 hours ago]
Labour laws contribute to prolonged violent str... [Published SABC - 4 hours ago]
Public Protector, Communications Minister to wo... [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 4 hours ago]
Gautrain bus drivers go on wildcat strike [Published Citizen.co.za - 4 hours ago]
SAPA - PROTECTOR-SABC [Published Namibia Press Agency - 4 hours ago]
Stop exploiting actors – ANCYL [Published Citizen.co.za - 4 hours ago]
Madonsela, Muthambi agree on way forward [Published Citizen.co.za - 4 hours ago]
Minister concerned over dismissal of actors [Published SAnews.gov.za - 4 hours ago]
SABC treatment of actors 'tantamount to labour ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 4 hours ago]
Neasa continues lock-out [Published Citizen.co.za - 5 hours ago]
ANCYL to take Generations saga to Cabinet [Published Eye Witness News - 5 hours ago]
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Gaza and Soweto [Published Informed Comment - Jul 31 2014]
By Juan Cole On June 16, 1976, some 20,000 students rose up to protest in the slum of Soweto on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Here is a summary of the June 18 NYT article on the repression of the protests: “Rioting continues for 3d day in Soweto, ...
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