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Broadcasting Services  |  South Africa’s Government To Save SABC From Communication Blackout

It has been reported that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will be saved from an imminent communication blackout by the South African Government. Speaking at the sidelines of country’s state of the nation address on Thursday (20 June), the ...
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Film Making  |  SABC, M-Net And Gauteng Film Commission To Conduct Content Licensing Sessions In South Africa

The Writers' Guild of South Africa (WGSA), The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) and the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE) will be in attendance at the 3rd Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (EIFF) that is taking place from 20 June up ...
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South Africa's SABC Warns Of Imminent Communication Blackout Due To Financial Woes

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is in the midst of some serious financial issues, and has warned South Africans that a communication blackout is ‘imminent’. The Chairman of the SABC board, Bongumusa Makhathini, told the Sunday Times publication that ...

SABC's Live Cricket World Cup 2019 Coverage In South Africa Is Over Due To Limited Rights

The SABC's live coverage of the Cricket World Cup 2019 on South African television is over and after it had barely begun, with no more live broadcasts of TV matches. The South African public broadcaster confirmed that the viewers and ...

South Africa: SABC To Give 25% Free Advertising Airtime To Small Agencies As Part Of Competition Commission Ruling

Starting from 1 July 2019 to 31 March 2020 the SABC will be giving all qualifying small ad agencies 25% free advertising airtime as part of the Competition Tribunal's order which was announced in February 2019. The South African public ...

SABC Inks Deal With SuperSport To Broadcast 2019 Cricket World Cup In South Africa

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and SuperSport have announced that they have entered into an agreement which will allow South Africa’s national broadcaster to cover the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The highly-anticipated sporting tournament will kick off on ...

SABC's Radio Park Building Deemed Safe Following Recent Diesel Spillage

The South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) Radio Park building in Johannesburg has been cleared and deemed safe for occupation, and handed back to the national broadcaster after a final air sampling and health and safety check conducted by representatives of ...

SABC Announces New Acting COO

In South Africa, the SABC’s board has made a move and replaced former COO, Chris Maroleng, who was dismissed last week, by selecting Dr Craig Van Rooyen as their acting Chief Operations Officer (COO) with immediate effect. The SABC released ...

South Africa’s SABC Acquires American Talk Show, ‘Harry’

SABC3 has announced that it has acquired the American TV talk show, Harry, hosted by Harry Connick Jr., that will start airing on the channel as from 13 May in the 17:30 timeslot. Harry will step in to replace the ...

South Africa's SABC Might Not Broadcast Comrades Marathon Because Of No Deal With ASA

The Comrades Marathon, a major athletics event in South Africa, is at risk of not being on TV, according to a report released by the City Press. The report comes after another prominent race; the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon ...

South Africa: SABC Lays Off 10 Top Managers Amidst Financial Troubles

The SABC has allegedly decided to axe 10 of its General Managers after their contracts came to an end. According to senior executives at South Africa’s national broadcaster, those that were affected were three provincial GMs, as well as some ...

CEO Says South Africa's SABC Is Facing Possibility Of Insolvency By End Of March

The SABC’s financial crisis is reported to have become so dire that the public broadcaster is at high risk of being insolvent by the end of March if no immediate action is taken, according to what South Africa’s Parliament has ...