Local music to get lion’s share of SABC airtime

2016-08-04 06:00

SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng announced during a live broadcast on Saturday morning that the cash-strapped SABC will give 180 local musicians R50 000 each as a “token of appreciation” from the public broadcaster.

That works out to a whopping R9m in total that will be awarded to local music icons as a gift from the broadcaster.

The news was received with celebrations and cheers during the Morning Live broadcast that took place at the SABC’s studios.

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