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Daily Dispatch
Striking workers threaten to disrupt Zuma’s BCM visitUnion, that their strike was “political” as they were aligned to the new United
Striking workers threaten to disrupt Zuma’s BCM visit
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Union, that their strike was “political” as they were aligned to the new United Front party of former trade union head Zwelinzima Vavi and Irwin Jim. The ANC’s Dr WB Rubusana regional elections head, Sinethemba Mashalaba, confirmed yesterday... Read more
7d
Daily Maverick
March to Aids conference highlights millions who remain untreatedsystem and even further away from the antiretroviral treatment that saves lives
March to Aids conference highlights millions who remain untreated
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
system and even further away from the antiretroviral treatment that saves lives.” Photo: Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and TAC's Mark Heywood were among the people leading the march. (Nathan Geffen) Ramaphosa put on an... Read more
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10d
Daily Dispatch
Sada squalor stirs Ramaphosaon the campaign trail in Sada village yesterday Picture: ZOLILE MENZELWA UF wa
Sada squalor stirs Ramaphosa
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
on the campaign trail in Sada village yesterday Picture: ZOLILE MENZELWA UF was formed by former Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who hails from the same township. Ramaphosa was moved when he arrived at the home of Nozibonelo Ngamntwini,... Read more
11d
iol.co.za
Juju & Co come to the party in new SA comedyto play themselves in the movie. These include President Jacob Zuma, Julius Mal
Juju & Co come to the party in new SA comedy
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
to play themselves in the movie. These include President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi Maimane, Cyril Ramaphosa, Zwelinzima Vavi, Helen Zille. Controversial cartoonist Zapiro also makes a cameo. When asked how they managed to convince... Read more
11d
Eye Witness News
Civil organisations to picket outside ANC HQ over SABC debacledebacle Civil society organisations have protested against censorship at the S
Civil organisations to picket outside ANC HQ over SABC debacle
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
debacle Civil society organisations have protested against censorship at the SABC. FIEL: Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi joined the picket outside the SABC offices in Auckland Park today calling for an end to censorship. Picture:... Read more
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12d
News 24 South Africa
SABC staff desperate to get out of CWU - Vavi- SABC employees are desperate to leave the Communication Workers Union (CWU),
SABC staff desperate to get out of CWU - Vavi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
- SABC employees are desperate to leave the Communication Workers Union (CWU), former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Wednesday. He had received calls from SABC employees wanting to meet with him, he told a meeting... Read more
13d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Kagiso Lediga pokes fun at SA politics in new ‘mockumentary’Gola and John Barker. In addition, President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi M
Kagiso Lediga pokes fun at SA politics in new ‘mockumentary’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
Gola and John Barker. In addition, President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi Maimane, Floyd Shivambu, Cyril Ramaphosa, Zwelinzima Vavi, Helen Zille and Zapiro. Watch the trailer below: Wonder Boy for President opens in cinemas nationwide on... Read more
13d
Eye Witness News
SABC still reviewing Icasa order over editorial policysaid it was prepared to challenge the order in the highest court of the land.
SABC still reviewing Icasa order over editorial policy
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
said it was prepared to challenge the order in the highest court of the land. FILE: Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi joined the picket outside the SABC offices in Auckland Park today calling for an end to censorship. Picture:... Read more
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15d
Daily Maverick
SABC: Motsoeneng’s Manic Monday may alter the future of public broadcasterIcasa for years, while the Economic Freedom Fighters have been critical of the
SABC: Motsoeneng’s Manic Monday may alter the future of public broadcaster
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
Icasa for years, while the Economic Freedom Fighters have been critical of the SABC’s allegedly biased political coverage. Zwelinzima Vavi has been a leader in the latest criticism, but on Sunday a new critic emerged. The North West structures of... Read more
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18d
iafrica.com
'SABC didn't transgress any ANC policies'footage of violent protests was the right decision. "The decision we took is g
'SABC didn't transgress any ANC policies'
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
footage of violent protests was the right decision. "The decision we took is genuine and we’ll be firm on that one." But Zwelinzima Vavi and others, who have been lobbying against censorship at the SABC, are hoping for the reversal of the... Read more
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18d
iafrica.com
'Banning broadcast of violence was fair'footage of violent protests was the right decision. "The decision we took is g
'Banning broadcast of violence was fair'
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
footage of violent protests was the right decision. "The decision we took is genuine and we’ll be firm on that one." But Zwelinzima Vavi and others, who have been lobbying against censorship at the SABC, are hoping for the reversal of the... Read more
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18d
iol.co.za
Protesters wait in vain on SABC rulingand no decision had been made yet. Among those picketing outside Icasa’s offic
Protesters wait in vain on SABC ruling
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
and no decision had been made yet. Among those picketing outside Icasa’s offices were former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, social activist Yusuf Abramjee, as well as members of the Right2Know (R2K) campaign and the SOS... Read more
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18d
Daily Maverick
The rise of Label Weaponry and the shattering of public discourseagents, in at least one (discredited) intelligence dossier, which took a simila
The rise of Label Weaponry and the shattering of public discourse
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
agents, in at least one (discredited) intelligence dossier, which took a similar line on then Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi amid the ructions in Cosatu from 2013. Similarly, Numsa and its leadership were labelled “opportunists” and... Read more
19d
Hindustantimes.com
In South Africa, PM Modi looks to stop drift in tiesEconomic Freedom Fighters coined the term “Zupta” to describe“state capture” by
In South Africa, PM Modi looks to stop drift in ties
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 days ago
Economic Freedom Fighters coined the term “Zupta” to describe“state capture” by the family, and trade union leader Zwelinzima Vavi calls them a “shadow government”. Modi’s visit will be closely scrutinised in the South African press for... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
Picketers call for SABC suspensions to be reversedare still deliberating on whether the broadcaster’s latest editorial changes ar
Picketers call for SABC suspensions to be reversed
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
are still deliberating on whether the broadcaster’s latest editorial changes are in line with its code of conduct. Zwelinzima Vavi says if today’s ruling is favourable, and will hopefully also see the reinstatement of the suspended SABC... Read more
19d
Eye Witness News
Lobby groups picket outside Icasa offices ahead of SABC censorship rulingsay the broadcaster has a responsibility to show the truth as it is. VAVI CONF
Lobby groups picket outside Icasa offices ahead of SABC censorship ruling
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
say the broadcaster has a responsibility to show the truth as it is. VAVI CONFIDENT ON RULING At the same time, Zwelinzima Vavi says he’s hopeful the communications authority will rule in favour of the Constitution. Vavi, who is part of... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
SABC given ultimatum over suspended employeesbeen given until tomorrow to respond to requests to reinstate suspended employe
SABC given ultimatum over suspended employees
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
been given until tomorrow to respond to requests to reinstate suspended employees. FILE: Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi at a picket outside the SABC offices in Auckland Park calling for an end to censorship. Picture: Christa... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
The toxicity of the Zuma presidencyAppeal judgment in the matter. Yet another waste of public money. But it was t
The toxicity of the Zuma presidency
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Appeal judgment in the matter. Yet another waste of public money. But it was the image of former Cosatu secretary-general Zwelinzima Vavi trying to enter the SABC building this week which will most likely be fixed in time. Vavi, together with... Read more
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20d
News 24 South Africa
ANC can't control Minister Muthambi - VaviZizi Kodwa have tried and failed to control Communications Minister Faith Mutha
ANC can't control Minister Muthambi - Vavi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Zizi Kodwa have tried and failed to control Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi claimed. Vavi told journalists that Kodwa was not being truthful with South Africans. "He (Kodwa) knows... Read more
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20d
iol.co.za
ANC to grill minister on SABC disdainwith expertise and who are knowledgeable to run such an institution at manageri
ANC to grill minister on SABC disdain
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
with expertise and who are knowledgeable to run such an institution at managerial level.” Meanwhile, former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi and renowned poet Mzwakhe Mbuli were due to debate the saga around the SABC with Mpho Tsedu on the SABC’s... Read more
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20d
Daily Maverick
Dispiriting Times, Inc: Navigating out of SA’s embarrassing messAppeal judgment in the matter. Yet another waste of public money. But it was t
Dispiriting Times, Inc: Navigating out of SA’s embarrassing mess
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
Appeal judgment in the matter. Yet another waste of public money. But it was the image of former Cosatu secretary-general Zwelinzima Vavi, trying to enter the SABC building this week, which will most likely be fixed in time. Vavi, together with... Read more
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20d
Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: Has the ANC cancelled The Hlaudi Channel?They were suspended. More journalists were suspended, leading to a media protes
TRAINSPOTTER: Has the ANC cancelled The Hlaudi Channel?
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
They were suspended. More journalists were suspended, leading to a media protest outside the SABC. Former leader of Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi showed up, but Hlaudi didn’t have time to chat – he was off to the Durban July. More drama than an entire... Read more
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21d
Eye Witness News
ANCYL backs SABC management amid anti-censorship debacleSABC’s offices on Wednesday, to demand editorial and leadership changes at the
ANCYL backs SABC management amid anti-censorship debacle
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
SABC’s offices on Wednesday, to demand editorial and leadership changes at the broadcaster. Yesterday a delegation led by Zwelinzima Vavi was locked out of the broadcaster’s premises despite having a meeting scheduled with Motsoeneng. Despite his... Read more
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21d
iol.co.za
Wanted: SA’s next public protectorsaid only he has the power to appoint ministers. “Any office is as good as the
Wanted: SA’s next public protector
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
said only he has the power to appoint ministers. “Any office is as good as the incumbent,” a former labor union leader, Zwelinzima Vavi, said by phone. “If the incumbent is weak, the office will be weak. We have had many public protectors since... Read more
21d
iol.co.za
#Hlaudi at SABC 'is a threat to fair poll'those who had hoped to have a word with Motsoeneng was the SOS Coalition’s Seko
#Hlaudi at SABC 'is a threat to fair poll'
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
those who had hoped to have a word with Motsoeneng was the SOS Coalition’s Sekoetlane Phamodi; former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi; Right2Know’s Micah Reddy; and Karima Brown, group executive editor of Independent Media, owners of The... Read more
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21d
Eye Witness News
Mixed reaction on calls for Motsoeneng to leave SABCis facing over editorial issues in the SABC's newsrooms, he’s done a lot for th
Mixed reaction on calls for Motsoeneng to leave SABC
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
is facing over editorial issues in the SABC's newsrooms, he’s done a lot for the development of South African artists. But Zwelinzima Vavi, who is leading a civil society movement against the SABC, says Motsoeneng needs to be removed from his... Read more
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21d
Daily Maverick
SABC: Battle lines drawn against Hlaudi’s ‘rule by diktat’Campaign, Broadcasting, Electronic Media and Allied Workers Union, Media Worker
SABC: Battle lines drawn against Hlaudi’s ‘rule by diktat’
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
Campaign, Broadcasting, Electronic Media and Allied Workers Union, Media Workers Association of South Africa, and Zwelinzima Vavi, representing the new federation of unions. On Friday, Motsoeneng reportedly said he didn’t know why... Read more
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22d
News 24 South Africa
Solidarity to take SABC journalists' suspension to ConCourtpossibly partnering with the Freedom of Expression Institute on the matter. Ea
Solidarity to take SABC journalists' suspension to ConCourt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
possibly partnering with the Freedom of Expression Institute on the matter. Earlier, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi told reporters outside the SABC's offices in Johannesburg that he too intended approaching the Constitutional... Read more
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22d
News 24 South Africa
WATCH: Vavi to take SABC to ConCourtLizeka Tandwa, News24 Johannesburg – Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzim
WATCH: Vavi to take SABC to ConCourt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Johannesburg – Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi intends asking the Constitutional Court to reverse the SABC's decision to stop showing footage of violent protests. "If they (SABC) hide some images away, if there... Read more
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22d
iol.co.za
‘Board, Muthambi allowing SABC decay’chairpersons and ANC-led caucuses had also allowed the state the SABC was in to
‘Board, Muthambi allowing SABC decay’
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
chairpersons and ANC-led caucuses had also allowed the state the SABC was in to unfold. Phamodi, accompanied by unionist Zwelinzima Vavi and other activists, had been scheduled to meet with Motsoeneng, but the meeting was cancelled at the... Read more
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22d
Eye Witness News
'SABC must be freed from dictatorship by current leaders' Zwelinzima Vavi says problems at the SABC must be addressed before the August
'SABC must be freed from dictatorship by current leaders'
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi says problems at the SABC must be addressed before the August elections. FILE: Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi joined the picket outside the SABC offices in... Read more
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22d
Eye Witness News
SABC ‘refuses’ to meet with civil society leaders A delegation led by Zwelinzima Vavi was barred from entering the SABC's offic
SABC ‘refuses’ to meet with civil society leaders
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
A delegation led by Zwelinzima Vavi was barred from entering the SABC's offices. FILE: Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi joined the picket outside the SABC offices in Auckland Park.... Read more
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22d
iafrica.com
Motsoeneng lied to us again - coalitionwith members of the public and the press over alleged censorship at the broadca
Motsoeneng lied to us again - coalition
iafrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
with members of the public and the press over alleged censorship at the broadcaster. Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi took to Twitter to say that Motsoeneng had reneged on the meeting on Monday. Motsoeneng had reportedly... Read more
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22d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Group scheduled to meet Motsoeneng at SABC locked outofficer Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Monday at noon were refused admission to the SABC
Group scheduled to meet Motsoeneng at SABC locked out
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Monday at noon were refused admission to the SABC building. The group‚ led by unionist Zwelinzima Vavi‚ was told that Motsoeneng had cancelled the meeting and announced that he was proceeding with disciplinary... Read more
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24d
Eye Witness News
Sanef plans to meet with MPs to discuss concerns over SABC censorshipmanagement has come up against opposition from the media industry and civil soc
Sanef plans to meet with MPs to discuss concerns over SABC censorship
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
management has come up against opposition from the media industry and civil society. Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi joined the picket outside the SABC offices in Auckland Park today calling for an end to censorship. Picture:... Read more
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24d
iol.co.za
Hlaudi wavers in SABC rowtheir mouths shut and wore T-shirts that proclaimed “Don’t touch me on my studi
Hlaudi wavers in SABC row
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
their mouths shut and wore T-shirts that proclaimed “Don’t touch me on my studio” and “Not in my name”. Former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi removed the tape from his mouth to label the crisis at the SABC a “tragedy”. He described Motsoeneng as the... Read more
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24d
Eye Witness News
Casac calls on Parliament to urgently intervene to fix SABC censorship sagathe crisis at the SABC.” VAVI PRESSURES MOTSOENENG Former Congress of South Af
Casac calls on Parliament to urgently intervene to fix SABC censorship saga
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
the crisis at the SABC.” VAVI PRESSURES MOTSOENENG Former Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he’s hoping for answers from the SABC’s COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Monday, over the suspension of... Read more
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24d
iafrica.com
Vavi wants answers from MotsoenengGqubule & Suna Venter. Credit: Christa Eybers/EWN. Former Congress of South Af
Vavi wants answers from Motsoeneng
iafrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Gqubule & Suna Venter. Credit: Christa Eybers/EWN. Former Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he's hoping for answers from the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)’s COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng... Read more
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24d
Eye Witness News
SABC suspensions: Vavi hoping for answers from Motsoenengjournalist,Lukhanyo Calata JOHANNESBURG – Former Congress of South African Tra
SABC suspensions: Vavi hoping for answers from Motsoeneng
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
journalist,Lukhanyo Calata JOHANNESBURG – Former Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he’s hoping for answers from the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)’s COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng... Read more
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25d
News 24 South Africa
SABC censorship allegations serious - ANCabout the SABC’s editorial policy and censorship seemed to have been "hijacked
SABC censorship allegations serious - ANC
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
about the SABC’s editorial policy and censorship seemed to have been "hijacked by right-wingers such as Solidarity and Zwelinzima Vavi". “Some people will take any chance to launch an attack on the SABC.” On Friday morning, journalists from... Read more
25d
iol.co.za
Suspended SABC journos march to ConCourtorganisations such as the Right2Know campaign, Media Monitoring and Outa, as we
Suspended SABC journos march to ConCourt
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
organisations such as the Right2Know campaign, Media Monitoring and Outa, as well as individuals, including unionist leader Zwelinzima Vavi, joined the picket before the march to the Constitutional Court. Vavi said SABC chief operating officer... Read more
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25d
Eye Witness News
‘Motsoeneng has promised to review suspensions at SABC’ Zwelinzima Vavi led a delegation that eventually secured a meeting with Motso
‘Motsoeneng has promised to review suspensions at SABC’
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi led a delegation that eventually secured a meeting with Motsoeneng this afternoon. Members of the media and Right2Know campaigners gathered outside the SABC's offices in Cape... Read more
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25d
News 24 South Africa
Crimes against journalism stop today - suspended SABC journaliststhe SABC. Once the hearings were completed, the group embarked on a silent mar
Crimes against journalism stop today - suspended SABC journalists
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
the SABC. Once the hearings were completed, the group embarked on a silent march to the Constitutional Court. Some union leaders and staff representatives, including former Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi, stayed behind to meet Motsoe... Read more
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25d
Eye Witness News
Vavi-led delegation meets with Motsoeneng over policy changes& others secured a meeting with Motsoeneng about controversial editorial policy
Vavi-led delegation meets with Motsoeneng over policy changes
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
& others secured a meeting with Motsoeneng about controversial editorial policy changes at the SABC. Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi outside the SABC offices in Auckland Park today speaking against censorship. Picture: Christa... Read more
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25d
Daily Dispatch
‘Motsoeneng is abusing his power’: Vavior father to decide for the public what is true and what is not true for the na
‘Motsoeneng is abusing his power’: Vavi
Daily Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
or father to decide for the public what is true and what is not true for the nation to see. This was expressed by unionist Zwelinzima Vavi on Friday morning as he addressed about 150 people who were assembled outside the SABC offices in Auckland... Read more
25d
iol.co.za
#SABC trio’s disciplinary hearing postponedpicketers, dressed in black, who had gathered outside the SABC's Auckland Park
#SABC trio’s disciplinary hearing postponed
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
picketers, dressed in black, who had gathered outside the SABC's Auckland Park headquarters in Joburg. Former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi, who attended the picket, lashed out at the “tragedy unfolding” at the broadcaster and characterised... Read more
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25d
Eye Witness News
Disciplinary hearings for SABC journalists postponededitorial changes at the national broadcaster. Former Congress of South Africa
Disciplinary hearings for SABC journalists postponed
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
editorial changes at the national broadcaster. Former Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is also in attendance to support the journalists. “We are here to rally behind all of their demands,... Read more
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25d
News 24 South Africa
SABC mum on Hlaudi's alleged instruction to staff not to join protestssources shared with News24 that the instruction was filtered down to SABC staff
SABC mum on Hlaudi's alleged instruction to staff not to join protests
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
sources shared with News24 that the instruction was filtered down to SABC staff to stay away, or face disciplinary action. Zwelinzima Vavi, former Cosatu general secretary, shared similar information with protesters outside the SABC head office in... Read more
25d
News 24 South Africa
SABC journalists in Joburg ‘locked in’ buildingjournalists was suspended abruptly on Friday, amid protest action in both Cape
SABC journalists in Joburg ‘locked in’ building
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
journalists was suspended abruptly on Friday, amid protest action in both Cape Town and Johannesburg over their charges. Zwelinzima Vavi, who is at the protest in Johannesburg, said COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng called the urgent meeting at the... Read more
25d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Disciplinary action against three SABC staffers postponedthe suspensions and demanding the journalists’ reinstatement. A group of journ
Disciplinary action against three SABC staffers postponed
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
the suspensions and demanding the journalists’ reinstatement. A group of journalists and activists‚ including unionist Zwelinzima Vavi‚ went inside the SABC offices to have a meeting with its chief operating officer‚ Hlaudi Motsoeneng‚ about... Read more
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