Muthambi: SABC has a ‘positive cash balance’

2016-08-26 10:56

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has played down concerns of possible financial losses at the SABC.

Faith Muthambi eyes 2018 analogue TV switch-off

2016-08-26 07:30

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is hoping that South Africa’s plan to switch to digital television broadcasts will be at an advanced stage by the end of 2018.

SABC denies giving ex-CEO R18m golden handshake

2016-08-24 09:45

Media reports saying that former SABC CEO Frans Matlala got a severance package of R18m are false, his incumbent James Aguma has told parliament.

Muthambi, Motsoeneng ‘deserve the boot’, say Fin24 users

2016-08-23 19:30

Fin24 users say SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi must quit their posts in order to salvage the public broadcaster.

EXCLUSIVE: SABC allegedly pays executive millions in settlement agreement

2016-08-23 12:52

A Gauteng TV sales account executive at the SABC has allegedly been paid a multi-million rand settlement after he was suspended last year.

Muthambi: Freedom of expression doesn’t extend to war propaganda

2016-08-23 10:53

The SABC operated within broadcasting legislation and the Constitution when it decided not to broadcast violent protests, said communications minister Faith Muthambi.

Ed Herbst: SABC (ANC mirror) inquiry long overdue. Fruitless exercise?

2016-08-19 12:31

What is happening at the SABC simply mirrors what the ANC is doing to the rest of SA society and recent pickets outside SABC buildings testify to that, says an analyst.

Faith Muthambi cracks whip on overseas trips for all bodies under comms dept

2016-08-16 19:36

The Department of Communications has confirmed that the SABC, along with other institutions, will from now on need to submit formal requests for all international trips to the ministry.

SABC deal with 'Gupta connected' businessman questioned

2016-08-14 15:35

A businessman described as politically connected - also socially with a Gupta associate - allegedly could earn R383.5m from an SABC deal, reports the Sunday Times.

Vuyo Mvoko's application against the SABC dismissed

2016-08-05 20:53

The High Court in Johannesburg has dismissed Vuyo Mvoko's application to protect his contract at the SABC.


SABC is ‘not a state broadcaster’, says Muthambi

2016-08-26 09:00

Despite coming under fire for banning footage of violent protests, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the SABC is still ‘democratic’.

SABC must pay back the money - Solidarity

2016-08-25 20:28

Trade union Solidarity wants the SABC’s submission on why it should not pay the fees it incurred defending a group of fired reporters, to be held in open court.

How Kieno Kammies talked his way from the Cape Flats into the job of his dreams

2016-08-23 20:46

For Kieno Kammies, who rides the early morning airwaves on 567 Cape Talk, radio was a way out of a little suburb called Elsies River, on the Cape Flats.

Hlaudi lashes out at opposition MPs over SABC 'noise'

2016-08-23 13:16

The SABC is not apologetic and won’t be stopped by “the noise”, chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told a parliamentary briefing.

New SABC CEO slams 'chaos' critics

2016-08-23 11:53

New SABC CEO James Aguma has denied that there’s “chaos” at the public broadcaster, while a board member told MPs there is no financial crisis.

Parly to discuss SABC, election violence, public protector

2016-08-23 05:45

Violent protests, pre-election killings, and the selection of the new public protector will be in the spotlight in Parliament this week.

5 South African TV stats from July that will shock you

2016-08-18 07:56

Hlaudi Motsoeneng's 90% local content is rocking the SABC boat and things aren't looking good at all.

SABC overseas trips must be approved by minister

2016-08-16 13:32

Any SABC journalists wishing to travel internationally for work must have their trips approved by Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, it has emerged.

Herbst: Media manipulators – Will ‘failed’ election coverage cost Motsoeneng, Williams?

2016-08-08 09:54

It remains to be seen how the ANC's election setback will impact Zuma media acolytes Hlaudi Motsoeneng of the SABC and Moegsien Williams of ANN7, says an analyst.

Days of Our Lives is coming back from the dead

2016-08-04 09:24

SABC3 has un-cancelled Days Of Our Lives. The soapie will return to SABC3 in a new timeslot.

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