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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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]
  7. 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]
  8. 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.
  9. f2wohf

    MultiChoice accused of ‘kickbacks’ in SABC deal

    http://city-press.news24.com/News/multichoice-accused-of-kickbacks-in-sabc-deal-20171129
  10. 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.
  11. Jamie McKane

    SABC financial trouble to continue next year

    SABC financial trouble to continue next year While the SABC is still in a financial quagmire, a bailout in the form of a government guarantee remains on the horizon.
  12. Jamie McKane

    Striking SABC workers demand salary increase

    Striking SABC workers demand salary increase A small group of SABC employees on Thursday protested outside the broadcaster’s headquarters in Johannesburg demanding a 10% salary increase.
  13. Newsfeed

    SABC staff took bribes to play songs on radio

    SABC staff took bribes to play songs on radio The SABC is taking action against 13 music compilers implicated in illegal practices, including “payola”.
  14. Newsfeed

    Concerns about Zuma connections in SABC board

    Concerns about Zuma connections in SABC board On the same day the SABC’s board was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma amid opposition concerns about the political affiliation of his choices for chairperson and deputy chairperson, the High Court also made a ruling that will safeguard...
  15. Newsfeed

    New SABC CEO more powerful than Hlaudi Motsoeneng – Report

    New SABC CEO more powerful than Hlaudi Motsoeneng – Report The SABC’s acting group CEO Nomsa Philiso has become “more powerful than even former boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng”, reported the City Press.
  16. Newsfeed

    SABC staff threaten to strike

    SABC staff threaten to strike Labour unions representing a number of SABC staff have given acting CEO Nomsa Philiso seven days to deliver on a list of 13 demands, or they will go on strike.
  17. Newsfeed

    South Africans stop paying TV licences

    South Africans stop paying TV licences The SABC’s latest annual report shows a drastic decline in revenue from TV licences.
  18. Jamie McKane

    Zuma to act on SABC board appointment in two days

    Zuma to act on SABC board appointment in two days The impasse on the appointment of the SABC board should be resolved in two days, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo told Parliament on Tuesday morning.
  19. Jamie McKane

    The SABC's financial mismanagement is terrifying - Interim chairperson

    The SABC's financial mismanagement is terrifying - Interim chairperson Chairperson of the interim SABC board Khanyisile Kweyama said there was financial mismanagement of “terrifying magnitudes” at the SABC.
  20. Newsfeed

    SABC posts massive R977-million loss

    SABC posts massive R977-million loss The South African Broadcasting Corporation posted a R977m loss after tax for the 2016/17 financial year, its annual report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday revealed.
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