Storm over SABC weather presenter

2015-07-31 13:05

A storm is brewing after the SABC’s Ndebele weather presenter Lebo Dhlamini claims harassment and discrimination.

Decoding the decoders: the set-top box war

2015-07-21 12:28

When digital terrestrial television (DTT) arrives, we will all need decoders to receive the new TV signals.

Govt needs rule change to withdraw ads from certain media - Sanef

2015-07-17 17:39

The government will have to change a lot of its own rules if it wants to withdraw advertising from media perceived to be anti-government, SA National Editors Forum chairperson Mpumelelo Mkhabela says.

Hlaudi: We need to applaud SABC

2015-07-14 14:42

The SABC's chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, says MultiChoice must carry the public broadcaster as he again lashed out at print media in South Africa.

SABC licence needed for digital TV

2015-07-13 16:03

South African TV viewers will now likely have to provide a SABC TV licence to get an expensive set-top box required for digital terrestrial television.

Growing concerns over appointment of SABC CEO

2015-07-03 06:45

Questions are being asked about the process followed and the validity of the appointment of Frans Matlala, the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s new CEO.

SABC appoints new chief: Same script, different cast?

2015-07-01 18:06

The SABC has appointed Frans Matlala as the new boss blah blah blah ... pass me the remote and bring a beer while you’re at it.

Why lost set-top box court case

2015-06-25 21:15

Set-top boxes without encryption will reduce barriers for South Africans wanting digital television and government may embark on this route, finds a judge.

Zuma's SABC appointments dismissed as praise singers

2015-06-20 14:43

Opposition parties have come out against President Jacob Zuma's appointment of Mbulaheni Maguvhe as SABC chairperson and Leah Khumalo his deputy.

Zuma appoints new SABC chair and deputy

2015-06-19 17:35

President Jacob Zuma has appointed a SABC chairperson and deputy chairperson with immediate effect.


Cope lays fraud charge against Ellen Tshabalala

2015-07-30 11:24

The Congress of the People has laid a charge of fraud against former SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala for allegedly lying about her qualifications.

SA should set up new state broadcaster - panel

2015-07-17 19:00

SA should set up its own 24-hour television news channel that would focus on conveying the government’s message and achievements, says an advisory panel.

SABC’s Hlaudi: White producers only using black faces

2015-07-15 12:36

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says it's only big, white-controlled production companies that are complaining about programme commissioning changes at the SABC.

Missed digital TV deadline ‘not a train smash’

2015-07-13 22:00

South Africa missed the internationally agreed to deadline of 17 June 2015 to complete the switch from analogue to digital TV transmission.

Why the ANC changed its tune on SABC

2015-07-05 15:00

ANC MPs who sit in the communications portfolio committee made a drastic U-turn last week and distanced themselves from Parliament’s legal opinion, which they had welcomed only a month earlier.

SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO

2015-07-02 15:57

New SABC chief executive officer Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster going forward will tell the truth but will also be "balancing the perspective".

Frans Matlala appointed as new SABC CEO

2015-07-01 14:59

Frans Matlala has been appointed as the SABC's new chief executive officer, saying "I need to acknowledge the honour I've been given".

ANC closes SABC board removal issue

2015-06-23 17:55

The ANC has used its majority in the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Communications to squash a legal opinion that found the dismissal of three SABC board members was unlawful.

SABC needs to be separated from politics - IFP

2015-06-20 08:10

The SABC and its board will only be credible and effective when it is separated from politics, the IFP says.

At least 150 SABC staff defrauded its medical aid

2015-06-19 13:19

The SABC has vowed to act against at least 150 staff members who have defrauded its Medscheme, and says it will expand its corruption probe.

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