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SAfm run like ‘community radio’, not a national station

SAfm has allegedly been operating this way since Dennis O’Donnell’s resignation, with different people being brought in to take on the role of station manager.

SABC risks factual insolvency by end of March, Parliament hears

Factual, or technical insolvency occurs when a company's liabilities exceed its assets

Music industry becomes latest victim of SABC’s financial dramas

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation is the latest to be affected by the public broadcaster’s financial troubles

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

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 appointed official broadcaster of T20 cricket league

This comes after broadcaster SuperSport pulled out as CSA's equity partners in the event.

SABC debt close to R700m

The SABC’s financial situation is dire says SABC board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini

SABC board member resigns

The presidency hopes Parliament will speedily fill all vacancies on the SABC board

SABC has a new Group CEO and CFO

The broadcaster's chair has said the appointments were in line with the board's commitment to ensure stability within the organisation

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Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!