SABC scraps Afrikaans for minority killer language

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

SAFM fined R20 000 for ‘Islam connections’

mosqueSAfm 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

Task team to deal with SABC’s financial mess

SABC465_3dA 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

National broadcaster looted since black rule

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