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Broadcasting Services  |  South Africa: SABC May Faces New Court Battle For "Unfair" Retrenchment Accusations

As reported by the media, the three unions representing South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) workers are having ongoing meetings to finalise strategies that may land the SABC in court. The unions, namely, Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu), ...
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Broadcasting Services  |  Update: More Details On SABC And Openview Free-To-Air Broadcast Tie-Up

To recall, back in March, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), together with eMedia Investments, signed a channel supply agreement to ensure the public broadcaster supplies Openview with six television channels (SABC1, 2, 3, and three new channels) as well ...
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Public Broadcaster - SABC - Concludes Retrenchment Of 621 Employees - Reports

Effective from 1 April 2021, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will be transitioning into a new structure that has been in process since June 2020. In the latest reports, the SABC Section 189 process began nine months ago and ...

South Africa: SABC Implements Controversial Disciplinary Policy - Reports

The Broadcasting Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu), has accused the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) management of failure to consult stakeholders regarding the newly implemented disciplinary policy. Bemawu has filed a demand at the SABC to withdraw the ...

South Africa: SABC Enters Free-To-Air Satellite Market Through Deal With Openview - Reports

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), together with eMedia Investments, has signed a channel supply agreement to ensure the public broadcaster supplies Openview with six television channels (SABC1, 2, 3 and three new channels) as well as nineteen radio stations. ...

SABC Producers Accuse Station Of Decimating Indigenous Languages

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Senior Editors have accused the broadcaster of discrimination against several indigenous languages, which violate the public broadcaster's mandate, this is according to reports. The Senior Editors are accusing the broadcaster of relegating television news ...

South Africa: SABC Renders 12 Radio Station Managers Redundant

Industry news reporting still indicate that the ongoing financial situation within the SABC is still a significant issue that has now led to the 'abrupt' retrenchment of twelve radio station managers. According to reporting by TV with Thinus, the affected ...

"End Sentech's Monopoly Now"! - SABC Begs The South Africa Govt.

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has insisted that the near-legal requirement that it could only buy digital distribution through terrestrial towers and satellite platforms from Sentech is "monopolistic" and has become onerous. Therefore, the corporation will wish for the ...

Here's How The SABC's Proposed New TV Funding Will Operate

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation has shed more light on how its proposal for a new funding mechanism will work. Already dubbed by many as the "SABC Household Tax, the corporations said its new proposition is based on the idea ...

Make SABC A "Public Service Media Entity" Funded By Household Tax - Says Minister

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) should be declared a "Public Service Media Broadcaster" and be directly funded through a newly imposed household tax. This is according to a recent proposal by the deputy minister in the South African department ...

100,000+ South Africans Have Petitioned Against Changes To TV Licence Tax

More than 110,000 South African have voiced their opposition against plans that will force users of laptops, tablets, decoders and streaming platforms to be liable for TV licenses that will benefit the public broadcaster, the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). ...

South Africa: Govt. Takes Smartphones Off The TV Licence Liability List

In South Africa, The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) is to confirm that while its plan to further and expand changes to TV Licensing regime for the country, it has reached the determination that it will now not ...