The Congress of the People (Cope) has laid a charge of fraud against former SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala for allegedly lying about her qualifications. “It is fraud because she claimed she had qualifications [with which] she got a chairpersonship of the SABC board,” Cope spokesperson Dennis Bloem told News24.[…]
Political parties and Parliament’s communications committee on Wednesday welcomed the resignation of SABC board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala. “Although we would have expected that a resignation was served immediately after allegations were laid against her, we however welcome the decision and wish her well in her future endeavours,” committee chairwoman Joyce[…]
SABC board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala has resigned with immediate effect, the presidency said on Wednesday. Spokesman Mac Maharaj said President Jacob Zuma received and accepted her resignation as board member and chairwoman. “The president thanks Ms Tshabalala for her contribution to the public broadcaster and wishes her all the best[…]
President Jacob Zuma will consider a request by National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete that SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala be suspended, the presidency said on Saturday. Spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement Mbete had asked Zuma to consider suspending Tshabalala following the outcome of an inquiry by Parliament’s communications portfolio[…]
SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala failed a course in labour relations so badly that she didn’t even qualify to reregister to obtain her diploma, a Unisa official told MPs on Wednesday. University of South Africa executive director for legal services Jan van Wyk was the first witness to be called in[…]
A parliamentary inquiry into whether SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala lied about her academic qualifications is set to resume on Wednesday, Parliament’s communications portfolio committee announced on Tuesday. “The committee began the inquiry last month on 14 October 2014 but resolved to postpone the meeting to 23 October following Ms Tshabalala’s[…]
Lawyers for embattled SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala on Monday asked the Western Cape High Court to rule that Parliament was conducting a disciplinary inquiry against her and had no right to do so. Norman Arendse told the court Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications failed to indicate the legal basis on[…]
The Western Cape High Court is on Monday expected to rule on Parliament’s communications committee’s inquiry into SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala’s academic qualifications. Tshabalala obtained the interim interdict on October 23, halting the inquiry into whether she lied about her academic qualifications. The announcement was made during a meeting of[…]
A background screening process commissioned by the DA has provided more proof that SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala does not have a degree, the party said on Thursday. “The DA enlisted the services of Managed Integrity Evaluation to check Ms Tshabalala’s qualifications against the National Qualifications Register, a process referred to[…]
SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala has approached the Western Cape High Court to stop a parliamentary process intent on suspending her, the Mail & Guardian reported on its website on Wednesday. Tshabalala’s lawyers lodged an interdict to stop a parliamentary inquiry that resolved to recommend her suspension for lying about her[…]
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