I have done nothing wrong - Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Former chief operations officer of the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng held a media briefing in Auckland Park on Wednesday to address all the pending matters at the public broadcaster.

EWN reporter, Gia Nicolaides says a number of local artists said they support Motsoeneng 100% because he has done something for the people of South Africa, saying they are in a better position since he implemented the 90% local content rule.

Nicolaides says Motsoeneng believes that he has done nothing wrong and that he is looking forward to the disciplinary hearing.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is quite adamant that he is done nothing wrong and he will continue fighting for the local industry to be broadcast on the SABC.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

I think the main message here is that he is got the support from the local industry, particularly in the music industry.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

To hear more of this report by Gia Nicolaides, listen below:


CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
SABC interim board needs to deal with Hlaudi Motsoeneng - analyst

SABC interim board needs to deal with Hlaudi Motsoeneng - analyst

Former SABC COO is holding a press conference a few kilometers away from the public broadcaster's offices in Auckland Park.

Suspended Motsoeneng's influence still palpable at SABC - researcher

Suspended Motsoeneng's influence still palpable at SABC - researcher

Independent broadcast researcher Kate Skinner says financial crisis could affect SABC employees as well as independent producers.

Dark clouds hung over the SABC during the Hlaudi years - Save Our SABC Coalition

Dark clouds hung over the SABC during the Hlaudi years - Save Our SABC Coalition

Duduetsang Makuse, Coordinator at Save Our SABC Coalition paints a clearer picture of the SABC woes.

Muthambi tells SABC interim board it can't act (for now)

Muthambi tells SABC interim board it can't act (for now)

Communications Minister wrote the letter in her capacity as the chairperson of the inter-ministerial committee on communications.

Vuyo Mvoko speaks out on SABC inquiry report

Vuyo Mvoko speaks out on SABC inquiry report

One of the SABC 8 journalists who testified before Parliament's SABC inquiry weighs in on the report that has now been adopted.

Motsoeneng feels 'prejudiced' for not having his say at SABC inquiry

Motsoeneng feels 'prejudiced' for not having his say at SABC inquiry

Hlaudi Motsoeneng's lawyers say their client felt unfairly treated by not being allowed to testify during the SABC inquiry.

Icasa wants proof SABC has removed violent visuals protest ban

Icasa wants proof SABC has removed violent visuals protest ban

Penalties for defying Icasa include being fined up to R1 million or a year in jail for the accounting officer.

Motsoeneng won't be called to testify before SABC inquiry

Motsoeneng won't be called to testify before SABC inquiry

Members of Parliament have opposed the UDM's request that Hlaudi Motsoeneng should testify before the SABC inquiry.

Popular articles
Lessons from the spectacular collapse of Steinhoff (e.g. diversity matters)

Lessons from the spectacular collapse of Steinhoff (e.g. diversity matters)

Bruce Whitfield interviews Gordon Institute of Business Science Dean (and marketing expert) Professor Nicola Kleyn.

Number of South Africans visiting the seaside has dropped

Number of South Africans visiting the seaside has dropped

Fedhasa's CEO is encouraging South Africans to take a look at the specials that are currently out there and make their bookings.

Casac to challenge Zuma's appeal of Abrahams High Court order

Casac to challenge Zuma's appeal of Abrahams High Court order

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will appeal a High Court order that its head Shaun Abrahams leave office.

Instead of investigating state capture they are investigating me - Jacques Pauw

Instead of investigating state capture they are investigating me - Jacques Pauw

Journalist and author Jaques Pauw says he doesn't understand why he being investigated and summoned to appear before police.

 Metrorail central line trains suspended due to vandalism

Metrorail central line trains suspended due to vandalism

Metrorail regional manager, Richard Walker says criminals are making it hard for them to operate in the area.

Steinhoff money woes and why you should care

Steinhoff money woes and why you should care

The company lost around R100 billion leaving the JSE reeling in one of the biggest private sector business scandals.

How businessman Max Lichaba struck gold with his jewellery company

How businessman Max Lichaba struck gold with his jewellery company

Entrepreneur Max Lichaba built his own empire and is the CEO of Lichaba Creations and several other businesses. This is his story.