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SABC International goes down the tube
SABC International goes down the tube
Here's an Mbeki-era legacy which needs a Zuma-type plan to fix. The legacy is SABC International, an ambitious programme which held that Africa...
Bail out SABC, build broadband or deliver on digital migration?
Bail out SABC, build broadband or deliver on digital migration?
Right now the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is hogging bandwidth about priorities for the new Minister of Communications, Siphiwe...
The TV is broke, fix it
The TV is broke, fix it
More than a thousand members of the embattled independent television production industry marched on SABC headquarters in Johannesburg on Thursday...
SABC boss adds fuel to indie fire
SABC boss adds fuel to indie fire
Hostilities between the SABC and the country's unpaid independent producers heated up several degrees this week, with producers planning a picket...
How to fix the public broadcaster
How to fix the public broadcaster
There are now so many crises at the SABC that we are beginning to lose track. The tasks involved in addressing these and restoring the SABC as a...
Producers want fat cut off SABC
Producers want fat cut off SABC
Television production houses forced to the brink of closure by the SABC's serial non-payments have presented a scathing memorandum to the Department of Communications listing ways of cutting the fat from the debt-ridden broadcaster....
How Snuki sank the SABC
How Snuki sank the SABC
The SABC is out of cash and is sitting on a deficit of almost R800-million, the Mail & Guardian has confirmed.
'We will pay'-- SABC
'We will pay'-- SABC
The SABC undertook to make good millions of rands of debts owed to companies and individual members of the television production industry at a...
Bailing out SABC shouldn't be business as usual
Bailing out SABC shouldn't be business as usual
Six months ago there was cause to celebrate that no single political force could prevail at the SABC. But the downside has been the emergence of a...
Two more SABC execs face axe
Two more SABC execs face axe
Two senior SABC executives have been placed on special leave pending an investigation arising from allegations made by staff to top management.
Holomisa reports ANC for rule-breaking
Holomisa reports ANC for rule-breaking
The leader of the United Democratic Movement (UDM), Bantu Holomisa, has written to the chairperson of the African Union, Jean Ping, to complain...
SABC appoints new 2010 boss
SABC appoints new 2010 boss
Peter Kwele has been appointed as the new head of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) crucial 2010 project unit, according to the...

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