SABC board's independence entrenched after court decision

2018-06-19 20:35

The SABC board's independence has been entrenched thanks to the decision of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to dismiss the Minister of Communication's application for leave to appeal a ruling made last year.

SABC TV finally going HD

2018-06-08 17:00

After a delay of years the SABC is finally switching its TV channels to high definition with the South African public broadcaster upgrading the broadcast quality of its channels.

SABC asked to attend to its staff's grievances

2018-06-05 21:45

The Portfolio Committee on Communications has impressed on the SABC board the importance of restoring the trust with its employees.

SABC joins #MeToo with inquiry into sexual harassment

2018-06-01 14:49

The SABC announced that they are officially joining the global #MeToo movement against sexual harassment in the workplace and launching a wide-ranging commission of inquiry.


2018-05-30 15:17

Radio and TV presenter DJ Warras, real name Warrick Stock, is leaving popular SABC 1 music show, Live Amp.

SABC2 goes to space with new science fiction comedy series

2018-05-14 15:01

The South African public broadcaster is venturing back to space with the science fiction comedy series Die Vlieënde Springbokkie.

SABC ‘puts the record straight’ after 26 employees fired

2018-05-07 20:27

SABC spokesperson Mmoni Seapolelo says employees committed "an act of misconduct" in that they embarked on "unprotected strike action".

SABC committed to cordial relations with local content providers

2018-04-06 14:44

The SABC, as a global player, operates in a competitive space and reaches to all South Africans and people beyond the borders. It has to tap into international markets and appeal to diverse audiences.

SABC top brass to meet disgruntled unions over planned changes

2018-03-23 22:31

The Communication Workers' Union says the two main issues are that the proposed changes will be made without consultation and some of them will be in violation of the broadcaster's mandate.

New SABC board warned not to go down same path as former structure

2018-03-20 21:50

MPs have warned the new SABC board against irregular conduct following allegations that some board members were involved in the awarding of a security tender.


SABC spends R5.5 million to woo Marawa

2018-06-13 08:11

The SABC has bent over backwards to bring back radio darling Robert Marawa in a three-year deal worth more than R5 million.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng takes SCA punitive cost order to ConCourt

2018-06-06 18:59

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says he will be taking the punitive cost order, by the Supreme Court of Appeal, for him to pay the legal fees of fired SABC journalists to the Constitutional Court.

SABC rebrands news offering and adds Sakina Kamwendo to Morning Live

2018-06-05 09:22

The SABC rolled out a new on-air look and brand imaging for SABC News – complete with a new payoff line – as the public broadcaster re-brands its news service.

SABC commissions of inquiry to probe 'jobs for sex', interference in news

2018-05-31 18:18

The SABC says it will establish two commissions of inquiry - one focusing on political and management interference in news decisions, and the other to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace.

SABC board seeks new members again

2018-05-21 22:49

Parliament is to begin again with a process to appoint three new members of the SABC board, after two resigned and a third withdrew her nomination last year.

SABC, MDDA dominate Communications budget vote

2018-05-10 22:10

In her first budget speech as communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said that the SABC is making a gradual recovery, following the appointment of the new board.

Chaos, confusion and police at SABC1 open casting call

2018-04-20 11:04

Chaos and confusion reigned at SABC1's botched auditions for a new drama series.

Sakina Kamwendo knew her time was up - SABC clarifies spat

2018-03-31 19:28

The SABC has rubbished claims that veteran radio talk show host Sakina Kamwendo was kept in the dark about her future, saying she signed a new contract for a new show.

SABC to investigate after claims that historic archive was given to Guptas for 'peanuts'

2018-03-23 05:11

The SABC board has instituted a forensic investigation into claims made by a former ANN7 editor that the embattled news channel acquired access to the public broadcaster's archives.

Stephen Grootes to join SAfm - sources

2018-03-16 14:44

Journalist Stephen Grootes is expected to join SAfm, after he announced his resignation from Radio 702 and Eyewitness News, News24 understands.

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