State broadcaster, SABC, to reverse gains made by Hlaudi Motsoeneng?

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday parliament heard that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) interim board would be scraping some of the developments made by former Chief Operations Officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng, including the 90% local content policy. While addressing the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), SABC interim board deputy chair Mathata Tsedu said …

Brian Molefe an exciting addition to parliament

By BO Staff Writer It’s official, former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, has been sworn in as an African National Congress Member of Parliament (ANC MP). Molefe, who is credited as having turned around the power utility and stopped the scurge of loadshedding, is rumoured to be heading to the Treasury department. Molefe resigned late last …

ANC Women’s League wants SAA investigated

By BO Staff Writer State airline, South African Airways (SAA), should be investigated for corruption and lack of transformation via a Judicial Commission of Inquiry or Parliamentary Inquiry, the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) said on Thursday. In a statement, the women’s league said it noted reports which show that white businesses and individuals …

Brian Molefe’s FULL resignation letter

By BO Staff Writer The CEO of Eskom, Brian Molefe, who drove the State Owned Enterprise (SEO) out of it’s loadshedding crisis, has resigned. Read his full resignation letter below: In an open letter to Brian Molefe, Adil Nchabeleng said “(w)e applaud your effort and the leadership of your team for having turned around Eskom …

Open Letter to Brian Molefe

By Adil Nchabeleng Brian Molefe, we congratulate you and the Eskom Board & Management on the bold and stern leadership demonstrated by yourselves in Eskom during these challenging times. The recent Financial Results and achievements of Eskom are impressive. It is common knowledge that many public institutions in South Africa are used to target and …

Sipho Pityana the Askari of the Oppenheimers

By Andile Mngxitama “I prefer land to niggers.” – Cecil John Rhodes Sipho Pityana has launched himself as the conscience of the nation ever since the funeral of Mkhankesi Stofile. This is a blatant abuse of the nation’s sympathy and respect for the dead to undertake the most shameless defense of monopoly capital in modern …