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  1. Jamie McKane

    SABC COO faces dismissal after being found guilty

    SABC COO faces dismissal after being found guilty SABC chief operating officer Chris Maroleng has been found guilty on three charges following a disciplinary enquiry initiated late last year, City Press reports. Maroleng faced an enquiry into charges of gross negligence and breaching fiduciary...
  2. Jamie McKane

    President Ramaphosa appoints SABC board members

    President Ramaphosa appoints SABC board members President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed eight new board members to fill the vacancies on the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) with immediate effect. The President has wished the new board members well in their efforts to...
  3. Jamie McKane

    8 candidates recommended for SABC board

    8 candidates recommended for SABC board Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board. “The Portfolio Committee on Communications, having deliberated on the suitability of candidates who will fill the eight...
  4. Jamie McKane

    ANC demands more election coverage from SABC

    ANC demands more election coverage from SABC The ANC has been engaging in heated exchanges with the SABC regarding the party's election coverage this past week, according to a report in the City Press. The party's head of elections Fikile Mbalula reportedly accused the public broadcaster of...
  5. Jamie McKane

    New streaming service with SABC shows to launch in South Africa

    New streaming service with SABC shows to launch in South Africa The SABC announced that it has signed a licence agreement with streaming service Viu. Viu is a new streaming service which is set to launch in South Africa on 28 February 2019, offering local content through its online platform.
  6. Jamie McKane

    Ster-Kinekor and SABC to pay massive fine for price fixing

    Ster-Kinekor and SABC to pay massive fine for price fixing Ster-Kinekor, Primedia, and the SABC have admitted to being involved in price fixing and have reached settlement agreements with the Competition Commission. This follows an investigation initiated in November 2011 which found that the...
  7. Jamie McKane

    The SABC has completely collapsed

    The SABC has completely collapsed The SABC has been issued a notice by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), asking the broadcaster to explain why it believes it is not trading recklessly under insolvent circumstances, according to a report by the City Press. This notice...
  8. Jamie McKane

    SABC camera equipment stolen at state capture enquiry

    SABC camera equipment stolen at state capture enquiry The SABC stated on Twitter that its camera equipment was stolen at the state capture enquiry. According to reports on Twitter, the equipment was stolen while the commission was on a break, with an SABC journalist tweeting an image of the...
  9. Jamie McKane

    SABC lost R2.3 billion on sports rights that made no money

    SABC lost R2.3 billion on sports rights that made no money The SABC has lost R2.3 billion on buying sports rights over the past six years, according to a report in the Sunday Times. The report stated that the loss occurred as the SABC failed to make money from broadcasting the sports matches.
  10. Jamie McKane

    Massive job cuts at the SABC

    Massive job cuts at the SABC The South African broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has issued a notice to staff stating that it will retrench thousands of employees in an effort to save costs. The state broadcaster confirmed it will proceed with Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act, retrenching...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Communications Minister strongly opposes SABC job cuts

    Communications Minister strongly opposes SABC job cuts Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed strong opposition to possible retrenchments at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). “As the shareholder, it is our considered view that any retrenchment exercise must be...
  12. Jamie McKane

    SABC wants to raise TV licence fees, have stricter enforcement

    SABC wants to raise TV licence fees, have stricter enforcement The SABC wants to raise its TV licence fee in an effort to improve its revenue, according to a statement from chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini. In a public broadcasting colloquium, Makhathini said that the TV licence fee is a major...
  13. Jamie McKane

    How much the SABC spends on sports rights

    How much the SABC spends on sports rights Bidding for sports broadcast rights is fierce, and broadcasters spend large amounts of money to gain the right to broadcast popular games or competitions - which then attract viewers. South Africa's national broadcaster is no different, spending...
  14. abruton

    Are new TV sets capable of receiving SABC signals?

    I wanted to buy a new TV screen, and Game wanted me to have a TV license. I told them we do not watch TV and as far as I can see the TV screen is unable to view the SABC television signal. I would need a decoder (classified as a television receiving equipment) to see the SABC television signal...
  15. T

    SABC through DVB-T2 on HD TV?

    I wandered into a Post Office and noticed boxes of STB ready for distribution. This obviously means all court cases are over and roll out is imminent. Now that SABC won and there is no encryption on the boxes, does this not mean tv's with dvb-t2 should be able to pick up these channels? Will the...
  16. Jamie McKane

    SABC to investigate claims that Guptas acquired archive footage

    SABC to investigate claims that Guptas acquired archive footage 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. [News24]
  17. Jamie McKane

    Chris Maroleng appointed as SABC COO

    Chris Maroleng appointed as SABC COO Former eNCA presenter Chris Maroleng has been appointed chief operations officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). [NEWS24 WIRE]
  18. Jamie McKane

    SABC workers threaten to shut down ANC conference broadcast

    SABC workers threaten to shut down ANC conference broadcast Striking SABC employees have threatened to shut down the broadcaster ahead of the African National Congress conference at Nasrec.
  19. f2wohf

    MultiChoice accused of ‘kickbacks’ in SABC deal

    http://city-press.news24.com/News/multichoice-accused-of-kickbacks-in-sabc-deal-20171129
  20. Jamie McKane

    DA speaks out against preferred candidate for SABC CEO

    DA speaks out against preferred candidate for SABC CEO The DA fears that it is "business as usual" at the SABC.
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