SABC2 ‘humbly apologises’ for 7de Laan violence

2015-05-19 12:32

SABC2 has "humbly apologised" to viewers over its 7de Laan soap and the graphic violence depicted during episodes in February.

Isibaya wins big at Royalty Soapie Awards for the second year in a row!

2015-03-30 10:45

With an impressive seven awards – including the night's most prestigious award, Outstanding Soapie – Isibaya swept the boards at the 2015 Royalty Soapie Awards.

7de Laan wants a new head writer

2014-10-08 16:00

7de Laan is looking to appoint a new head writer as well as a new creative director to help steer the soap in a new direction.

Royalty Soapie Awards to air on SABC1

2014-04-14 17:30

The Royalty Soapie Awards, which took place at the Durban International Convention Centre in March, will be broadcast on SABC1 on 17 April.

Isibaya wins big at Royalty Soapie Awards

2014-03-10 11:25

Television soap opera newbie, Isibaya , has swept the boards at the inaugural Royalty Soapie Awards.

7de Laan pins Friends plagiarism on junior

2014-01-20 16:29

7de Laan on SABC2 is blaming a junior, inexperienced "storyliner" for the plagiarism scandal in which it lifted work from the American sitcom Friends .

Pirated SABC soaps sold in Africa

2013-07-22 14:41

Pirated DVDs of popular SA soaps such as Generations are now being sold illegally in Southern African cities where SABC and's broadcasting signals have been scrambled.

7de Laan apologises for language drama

2013-04-05 16:45

The producers of 7de Laan have responded to complaints from Afrikaans viewers after airing an advert celebrating their SAFTAs success in English only.

State of the Nation: Schedule changes

2013-02-14 10:09

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address will take place on Thursday and South Africans can tune in via various platforms to watch the ceremony live.

2012 Huisgenoot Skouspel below par

2012-10-08 12:27

The über-popluar celebration of Afrikaans music, has been entertaining crowds for 13 years this year. But has the magic of the Huisgenoot Skouspel started fading away?


SABC2’s 7de Laan slammed for violence once again!

2015-05-07 10:00

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has again rapped the SABC's 7de Laan soap on SABC2 over the knuckles.

SABC2’s 7de Laan to start streaming online

2015-01-16 14:03

7de Laan on SABC2 will soon become the South African public broadcaster's first TV soap to stream episodes online.

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.

10 signs that you’re watching too much 7de Laan

2014-03-13 10:58

If you like to have a Hanepootjie after work and wear a serpie everyday you might be watching too much 7de Laan.

Nominees announced for the Royalty Soapie Awards

2014-02-18 15:05

The wait is finally over as the nominees for the much anticipated inaugural Royalty Soapie Awards have been revealed.

Could this be the end of 7de Laan?

2013-08-26 08:24

SABC2 soapie 7de Laan ’s cameras will stop ­rolling on Friday if the SABC does not renew the producer’s contract.

Foreigners fuming over loss of SABC

2013-07-04 11:00

Foreigners outside the borders of South Africa are reportedly fuming over the fact that they no longer have access to SA's free-to-air TV channels.

7de Laan actress welcomes second child

2013-02-14 17:28

7de Laan actress Diaan Lawrenson, better know to many soapie viewers as Paula, has welcomed her second child, a baby boy.

7de Laan back in the Saftas

2012-11-14 09:59

SABC2 soap 7de Laan is back in the race for the 7th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) in 2013, after it was dumped from the awards this year.

7de Laan actress back on set

2012-09-14 12:46

Soap actress Themsie Times, who portrays Maria in SABC2's 7de Laan , is back on set after being slightly injured in a car accident.

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