CAPE TOWN Morning clouds. Cool.

MIN10
MAX14
7 day
  • Monday 10-15°c More sun than clouds. Cool. More sun than clouds. Cool.
    Tuesday 13-14°c Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
    Wednesday 11-14°c Numerous showers. Afternoon clouds. Cool. Numerous showers. Afternoon clouds. Cool.
    Thursday 13-16°c Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
    Friday 14-15°c Rain showers. Morning clouds. Cool. Rain showers. Morning clouds. Cool.
    Saturday 11-15°c Sunny. Cool. Sunny. Cool.
More News

DA to seek interdict if ad is not flighted

2014-04-30 15:51

Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance will seek an urgent high court interdict if the SABC does not flight its second television advert, party leader Helen Zille said on Wednesday.

The advert was supposed to be aired on Wednesday morning, but was not.

"The next slot for the advert is tonight at 21:00 on SABC2. The proof that it was banned is because it did not air on the slot this morning."

However, MarkLives reports,  the SABC's head group communications, Kaizer Kganyago, has  denied that the national broadcaster will not be flighting the ad.

Zille told journalists in Milpark, Johannesburg, that the DA had received an e-mail from the SABC’s head of broadcast compliance, Fakir Hassen, saying the public broadcaster would not allow the advert to be flighted as its opening line was false.

See the TV ad by clicking here.

The opening line of the 46-second advert, which has received more than 47 000 hits on YouTube, says: “So they tried to silence us …”

She said the DA was consulting its lawyers and would file an urgent application on Thursday morning if the advert was not flighted at its allocated time on Wednesday night.


- SAPA
Read more on: da  |  sabc  |  hellen zille  |  elections 2014

More In This Category
Mbeki still an ANC member – spokesperson

Former president Thabo Mbeki has been and remains a member of the African National Congress in good standing, his spokesperson Mukoni Ratshitanga says.

Zuma has spent almost R10m on legal fees and 'exorbitant legal counsel’ - DA

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma has spent almost R10 million on legal fees and “exorbitant legal counsel’ in the past seven years, the DA said on Saturday.

DA 'the spawn of the National Party' - Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has laid into the Democratic Alliance for their ambitions to take over Nelson Mandela Metro in the upcoming local government elections.

Zuma arrives at rally

President Jacob Zuma has arrived at the Siyanqoba Rally in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Comments
Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
22 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
News24 |   OLX  |  PROPERTY24  |  CAREERS24  |  SPREE  |