The German parliament threw out an opposition motion calling on the government to acknowledge that a massacre committed by German troops in what is now Namibia more than 100 years ago was genocide in 2012.
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A controversial five-year, R550 million deal between Multichoice and the SABC has drawn sharp criticism from some industry stakeholders
A R550 million deal between Multichoice and the SABC, which will hand over a large deal of control over the SABC’s … Read the rest
The SABC will do away with Afrikaans news bulletins on its 24 hour news channel on DStv.
Black indigenous South African language bulletins, including Zulu, Siswati, Tsonga, Xhosa, isiNdebele, Sotho and Venda will also be scrapped.
As from April 1, … Read the rest
According to the South African Press Assocation (SAPA), the SABC on Thursday denied claims it is preparing to “dump” almost all its Afrikaans language shows on SABC2 and move the language’s programming to SABC3.
Kaizer Kganyago, spokesman for the SABC, … Read the rest
SAfm has been fined R20,000 for making an “unjustifiable connection with Islam” during two news bulletins, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) said on Monday.
Making the connection was “unfair”, the BCCSA said in its ruling, which was handed … Read the rest
A task team has been established to sort out the financial problems at the SABC, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said on Tuesday.
“We have decided to set up a high-level team made up of the SABC, the department of communications, … Read the rest
It seems that we are really heading for ‘Mzansi fo sho’. A continuous looting spree at the SABC, has been laid bare in explosive forensic reports, board minutes and internal correspondence obtained by the Sunday Times.
The newspaper has established … Read the rest