MultiChoice, SABC deal ‘not in the public interest’

2015-03-01 18:27

The controversial R550m agreement governing the SABC’s 24-hour news channel on MultiChoice’s DStv bouquet is again in the spotlight.

SABC bosses ‘censored’ State of the Nation coverage

2015-02-15 17:16

SABC viewers didn’t get to see all of the drama at the State of the Nation address because news boss Jimi Matthews instructed the TV director not to cut to pictures of opposition parties leaving the National Assembly.

Here's where you can tune into SONA 2015

2015-02-12 13:34

The 2015 State of the Nation Address by president Jacob Zuma will be covered today by various broadcasters and TV channels.

Zuma: SADC wants Lesotho elections on track

2015-02-09 18:05

President Jacob Zuma says the Lesotho elections have to happen as scheduled at the end of the month so that the troubled country can move on.

Court battle ahead over minister's SABC powers

2015-02-08 15:11

A court battle is set to rage over newly expanded powers that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has gained over the SABC board, a report says.

Safety scare as SABC lift plummets several floors

2015-02-04 15:21

SABC workers are fearing for their safety after a lift at the South African public broadcaster fell and plunged several floors.

Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere killed in car accident

2015-01-31 12:31

Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere has been killed in a car accident, according to reports.

INFOGRAPHIC: Annual cost of TV licences around the world

2015-01-30 12:54

South Africa has one of the cheapest TV licences in the world, with some annual fees costing thousands of rands. View changes its primetime to take on SABC

2015-01-29 10:34 is changing its entire primetime line-up which includes incorporating the fired Generations actors into its new 20:00 telenovela to take on the SABC.

Zuma coverage based on his post, says Motsoeneng

2015-01-28 13:36

The large amount of coverage President Jacob Zuma receives is based on the fact he is the president of the country, SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says.


SABC mum over end of 3Talk with Noeleen

2015-02-16 14:46

The SABC is silent over the reported cancellation of Three Talk with Noeleen on SABC3 after 13 years.

Viewership for SABC1’s Generations falls to 3.9 million

2015-02-13 13:46

The viewership erosion of what used to be the SABC's most watched TV show, Generations , continues with the soap dropping to 3.9 million viewers.

SABC1’s new Uzalo : ‘We’re not Generations ’

2015-02-10 13:57

If there's hope for South Africa's local television industry it’s to be found in nifty new TV dramas like the SABC's new Uzalo telenovela

Court battle ahead over minister's SABC powers

2015-02-08 15:41

A court battle is set to rage over newly expanded powers that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has gained over the SABC board, a report says.

Watch Simba Mhere's memorial service live

2015-02-05 14:47

Simba Mhere's memorial service is being streamed live from the Rhema Bible Church North in Hans Schoeman Street in Randburg. Watch it here.

Simba Mhere’s memorial and funeral will be streamed live

2015-02-03 14:27

The SABC has confirmed that Simba Mhere’s memorial service and funeral will both be streamed live on SABC News' and SABC3's YouTube channels.

How TV licence fees compare around the world

2015-01-30 12:54

As the SABC prepares to launch a national campaign to push people to pay their TV licences, News24 finds out how much other nations fork out for their TV programmes.

SABC admits ratings are down for damaged Generations

2015-01-29 13:18

The SABC has admitted for the first time that the new Generations – The Legacy on SABC1 is a ratings downer.

SABC’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng: You must pay TV licence

2015-01-29 08:33

The SABC's chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, is telling South Africans that they "must pay TV licence".

SABC mutes naked pastor

2015-01-26 19:29

The SABC says it will no longer schedule Pastor Sithembiso Zondo on Ukhozi FM's breakfast show "Vuka Motivation".

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