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.

DStv adds 18 SABC radio stations

2015-06-08 06:49

MultiChoice has added 18 of the SABC's radio stations to DStv's audio package.

SABC not in crisis, says Faith Muthambi

2015-06-04 16:56

The minister of communications has further promised that a new CEO for the public broadcaster - a position which has been vacant for months - will be hired soon.

SABC COO's appeal heads to Supreme Court

2015-06-03 13:14

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s appeal against the ruling that he be suspended pending a disciplinary inquiry is set to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal.

SABC3 botches Good Wife with ongoing wrong episode order

2015-06-03 10:19

The SABC is unable to show any episodes of the American drama The Good Wife in the right order.


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.

SABC doing Walk for Freedom on Youth Day

2015-06-10 19:00

SABC1 and some of the SABC's radio stations will go big for Youth Day on 16 June, this year doing an SABC Walk for Freedom.

Hlaudi ready to ‘load shed’ staff at SABC

2015-06-07 16:09

The two major unions at the SABC have declared disputes over annual wage negotiations after the corporation’s chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, this past week told staff to accept his 8% increase offer, or they would be “load shed”.

SABC 'blacklisting' again; dumps commentator over Nkandla remarks

2015-06-03 15:37

Media experts are wondering if the SABC is blacklisting commentators again, after apparently "disinviting" Eusebius McKaiser from a show after he criticised ANC leaders in a newspaper column.

SABC’s Hlaudi: We’ll have better pictures than MultiChoice

2015-06-03 12:07

SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng has said the "SABC is rocking all the way" and that soon "we’ll even beat MultiChoice".

ANC ignores legal opinion on SABC board

2015-06-02 17:01

The ANC has prevented a DA MP from discussing a legal opinion that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi did not adhere to the law regarding the SABC board.

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