Bemawu

Planned SABC retrenchments scrapped

Following months of negotiation, the SABC has decided not to go ahead with planned retrenchment and will instead be conducting a skills audit

SABC retrenchment process still suspended, for now

The SABC has clarified that the retrenchment talks with unions and the CCMA have been put on ice for now until the board has been sorted out

We soon won’t be able to pay salaries at SABC, Parliament hears

An SABC board member told Parliament that by February, the public broadcaster would not be able to pay full salaries

‘Senior SABC managers and HR covered up sexual harassment’ – report

A recent report into instances of sexual harassment at the embattled broadcaster found managers collude with and cover up for alleged perpetrators

SABC has no choice but to retrench — executives

Executive directors at the national broadcaster say they do not take retrenchments lightly, but that they’d be remiss not to engage in this process

SABC unions will not go down without a fight

The broadcaster has announced mass retrenchments in the wake of financial woes, but unions say workers are the victims of an uncreative board

Spokesperson: All is well at SABC

Kaizer Kganyago confirms staff members are still picketing outside the SABC but that, despite this, programmes have not been disrupted.

SABC staff set to strike ahead of ANC conference

Hannes du Buisson, spokesperson for Bemawu, says that the members of the union have rejected the SABC’s proposal of a 4.5% salary increase.

SABC strikers wage battle on two fronts – in the boardroom and on the streets

Wage increases and the freedom of the embattled SABC board from political interference are the core of SABC workers’ demands.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it