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Content Services  |  TV Programming: SABC Brings Back Talk Show “Trending SA”

SABC3, a channel in the  South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) stable has revived “Trending SA”, bringing it to early prime time with Elma Smit, Refiloe Mpakanvane and Mablerh as new presenters.   The industry could recall that the show was ...
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Broadcasting Services  |  SABC: CEO's Open Letter Says: "No Going Back On Cost-Cutting Drive"

Mr Madola Mxakwe, the chief executive officer of the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has written an open letter that acknowledges the past mistakes of the South African public broadcaster. The open letter also confirmed that the continuing devastating impact ...
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South Africa: SABC Says It Will Stream UK's FA Cup Final Online

Mr Gary Rathbone, the General Manager of Sports at the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced that his broadcast organisation will stream the final of the United Kingdom's FA Cup on a "dedicated online portal".   In a statement, ...

SABC Keen To Bring Live Sports With Boxing, Athletics And Tennis Top Of Mind

Mr Gary Rathbone, the general manager for sports at the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has strongly signalled that under his management, the organisation will refocus on bringing back some "high-profile" sporting properties for the entertainment of South Africans.   ...

SABC: Headwinds As Workers Union Vehemently Oppose Staff Cull

As managers at the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) set about implementing their strategic turnaround plans  - part of which involves a level of staff shedding - their workers' union has said it would fight the move to the heavens ...

South Africa: SABC Editorial Forum Worries Planned Retrenchments Will Affect News Services

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Forum has said to the country's Parliamentary Committee for Communications that it is deeply concerned that the planned retrenchment exercise within the corporation might harm SABC's news service delivery mandate.   Editorial Forum's leaders, ...

SABC Is Justified To Slash "Bloated Workforce" - Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) of South Africa

An op-ed article from the executive committee of the  Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) of South Africa has posited that it supports the staff culling proposed by the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), saying that it has no choice but to "slash its' ...

South Africa: Ruling Party Urges SABC To Shelve Retrenchment Plans

According to local reports, the ruling African National Congress in South Africa is asking the country's public broadcaster - SABC - not to proceed with its plan to cut what the management of the SABC sees as a bloated work-force. ...

Production Of SABC2 Muvhango Stopped For Fear Of Coronavirus Spread

According to reporting by 'TV with Thinus', the production set for the SABC2 Muvhango show has been shuttered to forestall possible Covid 19 spread among cast and crew.   South Africa has in place rigorous conditions for on-set health management ...

SABC: Massive Staff Lay-Off May Be Necessary As Part Of New Operating Model

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is said to be planning to shed hundreds of 'unnecessary costs' from it employee payroll soon - in-line with the dictates of its new operating model being implemented by the organisation.     Mr ...

SABC To Restructure To A New Operating Model - Allowing For Resilience

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced a switch to a new operating model called the "Target Operating Model." The South African public broadcaster is looking to implement this new model as, according to sources within the organisation, it ...

Former SABC COO Chris Maroleng Challenges His Dismissal In Court

Mr Chris Maroleng, the former Chief Operation Officer (COO) of the Southern Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is challenging his axing from the corporation in court. According to SABC press report, the court papers filed by Mr Maroleng claimed that his ...