New dispute lodged against SABC, with workers demanding 10% salary rise

Last week’s failed talks led to both workers’ unions calling off demonstrations, but Bemawu says it is prepared to strike again, with the SABC ...

SABC promises programming despite union strike

The Broadcasting‚ Electronic Media and Allied Workers Union says the strike is not only about money but abuse by management, and unilateral change to ...

New SABC chairman Makhathini quits Zuma’s wife’s foundation

Bongumusa Makhathini had promised to do so, after his involvement with the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation diabetes nonprofit group had raised concern

Show evidence of conflict of interest, says the new SABC chairman

The appointment of Bongumusa Makhathini and Febe Potgieter-Gqubule draws the ire of opposition parties and lobby groups

New SABC chairman will step down from foundation linked to Zuma, if needed

Bongumusa Makhathini is chairperson of the Bongi Ngema-Zuma foundation which, some say, makes him ‘massively compromised’

Lobby groups in legal bid to force Zuma’s hand on SABC board appointment

Media Monitoring Africa and the SOS — Support Public Broadcasting Coalition argue Zuma has a duty to act fast in appointing a permanent board

SABC state help ‘depends on permanent executives’

Treasury sources say that without a permanent board and executives in place the public broadcaster lacks accountability

SABC may have new board this week, says Dlodlo

It has been suggested that President Jacob Zuma wants to gain control of the SABC by delaying the announcement of a new board

Department in bid to downplay embattled SABC’s missing board

Speculation is that Zuma is delaying announcement of new officials so that he can appoint preferred candidates

SABC’s acting CEO admits its funding model is not working

The Communications Minister confirms it is looking at how to ‘exploit content and play in the digital space’, but slams the media over corruption ...

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Allegations of misconduct at Media Divesity and Development Agency

The MDDA axed its CEO alleging misconduct — but now serious allegations have been made against the agency itself

SABC’s Motsoeneng says court is ‘irrational’ in finding him liable for costs

The SABC’s former chief operating officer, along with Simon Tebele and the SABC itself, have been found liable, jointly and severally, for costs relating ...

MPs call for probe into state media agency

The statutory body to promote media diversity has no proper board and staff are being ‘terrorised’

SABC needs R3bn from government

The revelation in Parliament is the first time the amount needed by the cash-strapped public broadcaster has been made public

Sunday Independent changes its tune on Cyril Ramaphosa after ‘backlash’

With editor Steven Motale on stress leave, the paper says, it cannot publish the promised follow-ups on Ramaphosa’s alleged affairs — and it does ...

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