SABC a case study of Zuma’s ‘project of state capture’, says DA | South Africa Today
What is happening at the SABC is a case study of President Jacob Zuma’s “project of state capture”, a tangible example of what happens when institutions of state are captured by political appointees for political purposes at the expense of the public, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Saturday. “In Hlaudi Motsoeneng we have […]
Zuma's spy tapes appeal dismissed
The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed President Jacob Zuma's leave to appeal its decision that he should face corruption charges. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and Zuma’s lawyers wanted leave to appeal the court’s ruling on April 29 that the decision to discontinue the prosecution against Zuma on 783 corruption charges should be reviewed and set aside.
South African Broadcasters Ordered to Stop Reports Which Make President Zuma Look Bad or Short | How Africa News
South African state broadcasting company SABC has been ordered not to report negative coverage of President Jacob Zuma. INDEPENDENT UK reports that the order was reportedly given by Hlaudi Motsoeneng, controversial Chief Operation Officer (COO) of SABC and President Zuma confidante, who also told the company’s camera crew they needed retraining because they “make him […]