SABC chair must give proof - Cosatu, SACP

2014-10-15 17:55

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala must produce proof of her qualifications or immediately step down, Cosatu and the SACP says.

SAFA, SABC in talks

2014-10-13 14:13

Danny Jordaan has confirmed that SAFA are in "talks" with SABC to continue broadcasting the national teams' games.

SABC denies blacking out SACP

2014-10-07 19:29

The SABC has denied allegations that it had blacked out an SA Communist Party story during its news bulletin.

No letter to suspend SABC chair - presidency

2014-10-07 05:00

President Jacob Zuma has not received a letter from the National Assembly requesting him to suspend SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Generations break will cost SABC R140m

2014-10-05 13:45

The SABC is set to lose more than R140m after putting its biggest soapie, Generations, on ice for two months.

Beware of media censorship - US ambassador

2014-09-30 18:59

SA has to be wary of attempts to censor the media such as SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's recent suggestion that journalists be licensed, US Ambassador Patrick Gaspard says.

SABC TV boss Leo Manne suspended indefinitely

2014-09-26 10:30

Leo Manne, the SABC's general manager for TV channels, has been suspended for an indefinite period of time.

'New' Generations to return in December

2014-09-21 11:44

South African soap opera Generations will go off air next week after its current batch of episodes featuring 16 now-axed cast members conclude, the SABC says.

SABC says goodbye to Generations... for now

2014-09-19 18:47

The SABC has been forced to shelf the public broadcaster’s biggest revenue earner, admitting that Generations will disappear from the SABC1 schedule from October.

Zuma set to act on SABC's Tshabalala

2014-09-17 05:00

A motion will be tabled for President Jacob Zuma to suspend SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala, says the Democratic Alliance.

SABC blacked out news, says DA

2014-09-05 21:24

The DA has accused the SABC of imposing a "blackout" on a news report involving one of the broadcaster's senior officials.

SABC COO Motsoeneng earned R2.8m

2014-09-03 13:00

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng earned R2.87m in 2013, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has said.

SABC to screen Bafana live

2014-09-01 15:22

Bafana Bafana's upcoming Africa Nations Cup qualifiers against Sudan and Nigeria will both be broadcast live on SABC.

SABC COO is a pathetic liar - union

2014-08-26 18:42

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is a liar, the general secretary of the Creative Workers Union of SA says.

Muthambi silent on Motsoeneng's fate

2014-08-26 13:57

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she could not reveal her plans regarding SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng because the DA would use the information to bolster its legal challenge to his appointment.

SABC wants less Afrikaans in 7de Laan

2014-08-25 08:58

The Afrikaans dialogue on 7de Laan will be cut to accommodate more English and other indigenous languages.

Madonsela's report on Motsoeneng binding - lawyer

2014-08-20 21:17

The remedial action Public Protector Thuli Madonsela set out in her report on SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is binding, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

DA's court bid to remove Motsoeneng continues

2014-08-20 06:09

The DA's application to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside is expected to continue in the Western Cape High Court.

SABC: DA jumping the gun on Motsoeneng

2014-08-19 21:09

The DA's court application to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng removed from his post is politically motivated, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Motsoeneng's appointment justified - SABC

2014-08-19 19:31

The decision to appoint SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng on a permanent basis was rational, the broadcaster's board told the Western Cape High Court.

Fire SABC COO, court hears

2014-08-19 15:05

Determining whether SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng lied about his qualifications is the golden thread of an application to have his appointment set aside, the Western Cape High Court has heard.


SABC chair making clowns of MPs - EFF

2014-10-14 16:58

SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala is treating MPs like clowns, an EFF MP has charged after her lawyers threatened to withdraw from an inquiry into whether she lied.

Inquiry about SABC chair to start - presidency

2014-10-10 11:24

An inquiry into allegations that SABC board chair Ellen Tshabalala has misrepresented her academic qualifications will start soon, says the presidency.

SABC faulted for allowing defamatory comment - BCCSA

2014-10-06 15:16

The SABC has been faulted by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA for failing to qualify a defamatory remark a caller to a radio programme made about the Cabinet.

R13m SABC golden handshakes cause outcry

2014-10-03 13:35

The DA has called for the public prosecutor to probe the close to R13m taxpayers have had to fork out for two former SABC executives' golden handshakes.

Curtain call for Generations

2014-09-30 17:15

Seven million fans of SA's most popular soap opera will be cut off from their daily dose of drama as the last available episode of Generations will be screened.

DA urges SABC chair not to resign

2014-09-23 13:42

The DA has urged SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala not to resign and rather face a parliamentary inquiry that she lied about her qualification.

Generations: Axed 16 scripted out at indaba

2014-09-21 19:29

A brand new Generations, with none of the 16 actors that were fired, is being created by the show’s script team.

Suspended Hawks head charges withdrawn

2014-09-19 07:42

Internal disciplinary charges against suspended Hawks head Major-General Johan Booysen have been withdrawn.

SABC chair faces suspension

2014-09-16 14:48

A parliamentary portfolio committee has recommended the suspension of SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala, pending the outcome of a probe into her qualifications.

SABC furious over hilarious broken lift ‘notice’ it calls ‘sabotage’

2014-09-11 09:32

The SABC is furious over an unauthorised message from a Fawlty Towers employee which it calls "an act of sabotage".

SA TV’s soaps fine after fire at Big Brother studio

2014-09-03 13:52

Isidingo, Rhythm City and Scandal! all share stage space at Sasani Studios and were not affected by the blaze which engulfed Endemol South Africa’s Big Brother Africa house.

SABC’s matricless Hlaudi paid more than President Jacob Zuma

2014-09-03 10:32

The SABC's controversial chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng is paid more than South Africa's President Jacob Zuma

Generations dispute like apartheid - renowned actor John Kani

2014-08-26 21:02

The dispute between the SABC, production company MMSV and the fired Generations soapie actors, is being handled in an apartheid manner, renowned actor and playwright John Kani says.

Generations stars speak out

2014-08-26 15:14

Generations' 16 fired cast members have broken their silence during an interview in Johannesburg.

Could the Generations drama finally be over?

2014-08-26 09:22

The SABC and axed Generations actors will find a common solution leading to the actors returning to work, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

Union backs Generations talks

2014-08-23 16:27

The Media Workers' Association of SA has welcomed the SABC and production company MMSV's decision to negotiate with the actors who were dismissed from the SABC1 soapie, Generations.

Lawyer: DA undermining rule of law

2014-08-20 16:52

The DA is undermining the rule of law by using legal rather than administrative processes to remove SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Board: SABC COO's appointment rational

2014-08-20 05:00

The decision to appoint SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng on a permanent basis was rational, the broadcaster's board has told the Western Cape High Court.

Generations: Ministers to the rescue?

2014-08-19 20:51

The ANC has requested the ministries of communication and labour to intervene in the dispute between dismissed Generations actors and their employers.

Motsoeneng was headhunted - lawyer

2014-08-19 18:24

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng was headhunted by the broadcaster and it is, therefore, incorrect to say he misrepresented himself to obtain a position, his lawyer says.

SABC's Motsoeneng dishonest - DA

2014-08-19 14:29

Determining whether SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng lied about his qualifications is the golden thread of an application to have his appointment set aside, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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