Jimi Matthews

Former SABC CEO Jimi Matthews admits to eNCA presenter Eusebius McKaiser: ‘We banned EFF and Malema coverage’

Speaking to eNCA’s Eusebius McKaiser on Sunday, former SABC CEO Jimi Matthews admitted that the public broadcaster deliberately banned EFF coverage.

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi fires back at former CEO Jimi Matthews over ‘suspicious’ timing of SABC resignation

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says her ministry has full confidence in the board of the SABC.

Hlaudi manifesto gives Jimi Matthews and his SABC comrades no option but to vote #Hlexit

The group’s acting CEO is gone and one of its most popular DJs has just said bye Felicia. But what impact does this have? Ra'eesa Pather investigates.

SABC acting chief executive Jimi Matthews resigns

Jimi Matthews has announced via his Twitter page that he can no longer be a part of 'what is happening at the SABC'.

SABC worker lays assault charge against head of news

The SABC's head of news, Jimi Matthews, has been accused of assaulting a staff member outside Parliament during the State of the Nation Address.

Hlaudi reins in SABC’s leak brigade

The broadcaster's acting boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng is said to have thrown all the toys out of his temporary cot.

SABC censors footage of Zuma booing at Mandela memorial

Sources from the SABC say they were instructed to cut away during a live broadcast, when Jacob Zuma was being booed during Nelson Mandela's memorial.

Sunshine doesn’t reign in the newsroom, chief

So what does the respected Jimi Matthews think about the drive by his boss, Hlaudi Motsoeneng?

SABC launches 24-hour news channel on DStv

The SABC's Jimi Matthews says all "checks and balances" are in place to ensure its new 24-hour news channel does not become a propaganda tool.

Letter claims political interference at SABC

An anonymous letter purportedly written by SABC reporters, producers and presenters indicated concerns of political interference at the broadcaster.

SABC must make up for loss of face and faith

The SABC needs to get off its path of returning to being a state broadcaster and start committing itself to the public.

SABC news boss wants ‘nuanced’ news, not sensation

Acting head of the South African Broadcast Corporation's news department Jimi Matthews says he would never "follow the herd" in his news coverage.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs