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  1. Jamie McKane

    SABC struggles as South Africans continue refusing to pay TV licences

    SABC struggles as South Africans continue refusing to pay TV licences The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is having a serious problem getting South Africans to pay for their TV licences. In a recent presentation to parliament, the public broadcaster said that lockdown has...
  2. Jamie McKane

    SABC complains of government policy that prevents it from competing with OTT services

    SABC complains of government policy that prevents it from competing with OTT services The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has said that the government's policy prevents it from competing with streaming services such as Netflix and Showmax, according to a report by the City Press...
  3. Jamie McKane

    SABC explains the periodic downtime of its TV licence system

    SABC explains the periodic downtime of its TV licence system Two MyBroadband readers recently raised concerns regarding their TV licence fees when payments they made to the SABC did not reflect on its systems. While both TV licence holders experienced slow-downs or strange error messages on...
  4. Jamie McKane

    SABC plans to add more live sport - including boxing, tennis, and athletics

    SABC plans to add more live sport - including boxing, tennis, and athletics South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) general manager for sports Gary Rathbone has said the broadcaster will focus on bringing new live sports to its offering. Speaking in an interview with the Sunday Times...
  5. Jamie McKane

    ANC warns SABC to stop jobs bloodbath - Report

    ANC warns SABC to stop jobs bloodbath - Report The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been warned by the ANC against proceeding with its planned job cuts, according to a report by the City Press. The report cited a meeting which took place last week, where high-ranking ANC...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Warrant issued for arrest of former SABC chair

    Warrant issued for arrest of former SABC chair The South African Police Service (SAPS) has issued a warrant for the arrest of former SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala on a charge of fraud, reports Sowetan Live. This follows Tshabalala not being accessible at her address for months, SAPS claimed.
  7. Jamie McKane

    SABC radio scraps separate sports bulletins

    SABC radio scraps separate sports bulletins The SABC has announced that it will remove sports bulletins from all of its radio stations in an effort to cut costs, according to a report by City Press. This has resulted in more than 30 sports bulletin readers at the company facing retrenchment...
  8. E

    Searching for a Space Cartoon/Anime from way back

    I doubt anyone can help me with this but its worth a try... About 10 years ago there was a show that I think was on sabc 1 It was about traveling space but that's pretty much all I can remember all I know for sure is that I really like the show and have been searching for it for a while now...
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    Africa TV Streaming and the World

    Lost count whether it's been 3 or 4 years streaming now but for the past 2 it has been serious streaming with a monthly usage of 250 GB to 350 GB. This was caused mainly by DStv suspending my account on the 16th August 2017 which I had renewed 31st July 2017. I aborted them then migrated or...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Former COO claims court victory against SABC

    Former COO claims court victory against SABC Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has claimed a victory against the SABC in the Western Cape High Court, according to a report by the City Press. Motsoeneng won a court challenge against an application brought by the SABC to...
  11. Jamie McKane

    The SABC wants to launch its own streaming service to take on Netflix

    The SABC wants to launch its own streaming service to take on Netflix SABC CEO Madoda Mxakwe has stated that the public broadcaster wants to migrate to digital broadcasting platforms and launch an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service to compete with international players like Netflix. Mxakwe...
  12. Jamie McKane

    SABC music boycott over unpaid royalties

    SABC music boycott over unpaid royalties The SABC's financial struggles have not only affected its ability to broadcast local sport on its television channels - South African musicians have also been shortchanged by the public broadcaster. Earlier this year, Communications Minister Stella...
  13. Jamie McKane

    R3.9 million for SABC CEO

    R3.9 million for SABC CEO The SABC paid its CEO Madoda Mxakwe R3.9 million for 9 months’ work even though the company is a total disaster.
  14. Sollie

    ‘SABC boss must fall over Ramaphosa blunder’ – board members

    ‘SABC boss must fall over Ramaphosa blunder’ – board members ... More ...
  15. Jamie McKane

    SABC board member fired from university

    SABC board member fired from university The University of Limpopo has terminated an employment contract with SABC board member Kgalema Mohuba, according to a report by City Press. Mohuba served as marketing and communications executive director at the university and was retrenched after being...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Employees fired for sabotage at the SABC

    Employees fired for sabotage at the SABC The SABC has released a statement stating that it has evidence that there was a well-considered and coordinated act of sabotage to bring the SABC and President Cyril Ramaphosa into disrepute. The incident occurred at 18:00 on 5 September 2019, when the...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Local soccer set to return to the SABC

    Local soccer set to return to the SABC The SABC and MultiChoice have reached an agreement regarding the broadcast rights for local Premier Soccer League matches. SABC News reported that both parties have reached a compromise after the SABC previously failed to reach the required licence...
  18. Jamie McKane

    The SABC is a complete mess

    The SABC is a complete mess The SABC is facing major problems that have culminated in worries over whether it would be able to continue broadcasting. While the SABC now looks unlikely to face a complete blackout in the near future, it has been forced to stop broadcasting all PSL matches...
  19. Jamie McKane

    SABC acting COO resigns

    SABC acting COO resigns The SABC has announced that its acting chief operations officer (COO) and technology group executive, Dr Craig van Rooyen, has resigned. Van Rooyen reportedly resigned from his position due to personal reasons, and he is set to leave the public broadcaster on 9...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Corrupt SABC executives terrorised journalists

    Corrupt SABC executives terrorised journalists Employees at the SABC were forced to endure regular threats and capricious attacks during the time when the public broadcaster's newsroom was run by Hlaudi Motsoeneng, according to a report in the City Press. An investigation by the Commission of...
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