Hlaudi Motsoeneng speaks out about his new role at SABC

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO, now general executive for corporate affairs Hlaudi Mtsoeneng, says he will now be responsible for stakeholders and ensuring the production of content in different provinces.

Responding to the Public Protector's comments that Motsoeneng should not have been given another position while there are pending investigations against him, he said he does not understand why the Public Protector is tarnishing his name.

I respect the office of the Public Protector but if the Public Protector use media, maybe that is what she enjoys most. I am not going to comment about that.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, SABC general executive for corporate affairs

How do you go as the Public Protector and tarnish someone without finishing your investigation.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, SABC general executive for corporate affairs

What I know is that Hlaudi is a transformer. Hlaudi is making sure that I assist South Africans. I can't comment about the Public Protector.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, SABC general executive for corporate affairs

Asked what happened to the person who had the general executive for corporate affairs position, Motsoeneng said he is an employee at the SABC and cannot talk on their behalf.

He also refused to answer whether he was interviewed for his new position, saying the questions must be directed to the SABC.

If you are employed, the employer must respond to that question.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, SABC general executive for corporate affairs

Listen to Xolani Gwala's full interview with Hlaudi Motsoeneng below...

Read More
Plans to switch traffic cops to essential services for 24/7 visibility

Plans to switch traffic cops to essential services for 24/7 visibility

The Transport Ministry says the move will help increase the visibility of traffic cops on SA's roads, to better monitor safety.

Eskom destroying documents linked to Molefe saga, claims DA

Eskom destroying documents linked to Molefe saga, claims DA

The DA wants Public Enterprises Min. Lynne Brown to probe claims from inside sources that Eskom is destroying crucial evidence.

Civil groups call for national commission on gender-based violence

Civil groups call for national commission on gender-based violence

On Friday, civil organisations will march against violence on women and children, as a part of the #NotInMyName campaign.

'Gentle giant' Piet Byleveld remembered for his legendary detective skills

'Gentle giant' Piet Byleveld remembered for his legendary detective skills

EWN's Mandy Wiener recalls how Piet Byleveld gained his 'super sleuth' reputation over the years and Redi Tlhabi pays tribute.

Get the tissues out for Papa Action, this won't end well - Mantshantsha

Get the tissues out for Papa Action, this won't end well - Mantshantsha

Financial Mail deputy editor Sikonathi Mantshantsha says Brian Molefe's return to Eskom is illegal and will end in tears — again.

Madonsela: SABC board allegedly has a 'corrupt relationship' with Motsoeneng

Madonsela: SABC board allegedly has a 'corrupt relationship' with Motsoeneng

Public Protector says it is improper to reappoint Hlaudi Motsoeneng while there are current investigations into his conduct.

Popular articles
Capitec Bank comes out tops

Capitec Bank comes out tops

A new survey shows the not-so-small-anymore bank has the best digital banking offering in South Africa.

Gordhan catching Minister Brown in the lies behind Molefe's return - analyst

Gordhan catching Minister Brown in the lies behind Molefe's return - analyst

ANC MP Pravin Gordhan grilled Minister Lynne Brown over Brian Molefe's re-appointment at Eskom saying several things don't add up.

Parents frantic search for children after 19 killed in alleged suicide attack

Parents frantic search for children after 19 killed in alleged suicide attack

19 people have been killed and 52 injured in blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena on Monday night.

3 best shares to buy right now (by Falcon Crest Asset Managers)

3 best shares to buy right now (by Falcon Crest Asset Managers)

Looking for stock picks? Bruce Whitfield interviews Falcon Crest Asset Managers Chief Investment Officer Farai Mapfinya.

Steam rooms and saunas will be closed from Wednesday at Virgin Actives in CT

Steam rooms and saunas will be closed from Wednesday at Virgin Actives in CT

The gym will be imposing strict measures to save and use water wisely across the city.