ARTICLES RELATING TO BROADCASTING

SABC won't do away with TV licences – board chair

2019-09-17 21:00

SABC board chair Bongumusa Makhathini says that 72c for TV licences per day is not expensive, and the public can afford to pay R1 for a licence.

MultiChoice makes offer to BEE scheme members to exchange shares

2019-08-30 18:03

Phuthuma Nathi shareholders will received MultiChoice shares in exchange for theirs if the proposed transaction is approved.

Deadline for digital migration still to be set - minister

2018-12-04 16:47

The official date to switch off analogue signal for broadcasting is yet to be set by the minister of communications.

If things had gone to plan…

2018-11-05 13:00

Twelve years and R10bn later, we are still no closer to migrating South Africa’s television signals from analogue to digital. What appears to be clear, though, is that local consumers will be stuck with the same old choices.

Treasury allows cash-strapped SABC to borrow more

2018-09-04 20:44

Treasury has allowed the cash-strapped SABC to take on more debt to ease its financial woes, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has confirmed.

SABC appoints new Group CEO and CFO

2018-06-24 09:10

National broadcaster the SABC has appointed Madoda Mxakwe as its new Group Chief Executive Officer and Yolande van Biljon as the new Chief Financial Officer.

Leanne is on top of her game

2017-08-25 15:36

We catch up with Morning Live anchor Leanne Manas as she talks about motherhood

SABC exec: Aguma sick but not out as acting CEO

2017-05-17 13:45

The SABC currently has a new acting CEO, but this is only while James Aguma is on sick leave.

WATCH: 'Around the world' - the Hlaudi rap remix

2017-04-24 08:55

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng resurfaced last week after a short disappearance from South Africa’s spotlight, with a press conference about himself.

SABC facing fresh cash crisis – report

2017-03-13 15:52

The SABC is once again facing a calamitous cash crisis, similar to the one in 2009 that brought it to the brink of financial collapse.

 

SABC bleeds billions in 'exorbitant' sports broadcast rights - CEO

2019-09-17 15:25

In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard.

MultiChoice faces Icasa complaint ahead of JSE listing

2019-02-08 06:25

A non-profit group has filed a complaint seeking to stop MultiChoice from listing on the JSE without the Independent Communications Authority of SA's approval.

IMAN RAPPETTI BACK WITH A NEW SHOW

2018-11-07 15:59

Seasoned broadcast journalist Iman Rappetti returns to eNCA with a brand new talk show called Madam Speaker after two years away.

SABC CEO Mxakwe shares grim financials with staff

2018-09-14 18:44

The SABC’s Group Chief Executive Officer Madoda Mxakwe has outlined the 'dire financial situation' to staff as the broadcaster weighs up possible retrenchments.

MultiChoice announces new 24-hour channel to replace Manyi's Afro Worldview

2018-08-28 11:16

MultiChoice has announced Newzroom Afrika as the new black-owned 24-hour news channel on DStv's bouquet, after the group decided not to renew its contract with Mzwanele Manyi's Afro Worldview.

Vaylen the princess of sport

2017-09-28 07:00

Vaylen talks sport, career and motherhood

The right to broadcast court cases

2017-06-26 10:59

The SCA judgment in the Henri van Breda case has boldly gone where no appeal court has gone before, marrying the age-old principle of open justice with developments in modern communications technology, writes Dario Milo.

SABC advertises Hlaudi’s old job as hearings set to begin

2017-05-17 09:19

The SABC has advertised the role of chief operating officer, following Hlaudi Motsoeneng's removal from the acting role in 2016.

ANC: ‘Dismantle monopolies’

2017-04-21 14:46

In a recently released policy document, the ruling party suggests ways to increase competition in the local broadcasting arena.

Too late for MPs to fix SABC? Its illness looks terminal, cautions expert

2017-02-03 07:30

It's not in the ANC’s interests to change the SABC for the better, as it communicates to many voters and is a convenient conduit for funds to pass to Zuma-linked entities.

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