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SABC cuts 303 employees despite Ndabeni-Abrahams’ intervention

As well as the retrenchments, the financially burdened public broadcaster is also considering cutting leave days from 35 to 28 and freezing salary increases for three years

SABC staff ready to join picket line

The national broadcaster has rejected claims that it did not follow correct retrenchment and audit processes

SABC plans to retrench 600 employees

Broadcaster cites “poor sales effectiveness, ineffective commercial product, old pricing models and inadequate technology infrastructure” as driving cuts

Ex-manager says Maroleng was on SABC dismissal ‘hit list’

Allegations have surfaced in court papers that the state broadcaster’s former head was purposefully pushed out by chief executive Madoda Mxakwe and board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini

SABC sued over ‘bad’ clip of Ramaphosa

A senior employee at the public broadcaster wants compensation for claims of ‘sabotage’

Editorial: Capture virus hits again

State Security Agency still cannot produce the security clearance certificate required for the incumbent, Baptiste Dungu, to occupy the top post at the Onderstepoort Biological Products

The sabotage that wasn’t at the SABC

There is no evidence to support the broadcaster’s claim that its employees had co-ordinated a plan to botch the president’s speech

MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism

Controversy over the set-top box, which has delayed the government’s rollout of digital television for 16 years, rages on at the Zondo commission

Motsoeneng: ‘There was nothing wrong with warning SABC journos to adapt’

The former SABC COO distanced himself from the decision to suspend the so-called SABC 8

No evidence of ANC interference at SABC, inquiry says

But the commission of inquiry finds ‘the spectre of the ANC hovered over the newsroom’

SABC blatantly ignores public protector’s report

Public protector Thuli Madonsela was "taken aback" at the news, and was writing to the SABC "to help it understand the SCA judgment".

Zambian currency at record low after Lungu’s illness

Zambia's kwacha closed at a record low as President Edgar Lungu travelled to South Africa for medical treatment after collapsing at a public event.

SABC’s Motsoeneng smiles through Parliament fire

The SABC's acting chief operations officer has much to explain and his appearance before Parliament has done little to dispel growing concerns.

Resigned SABC chief Mokhobo denies massive payout

The SABC's chief executive Lulama Mokhobo says she will not be paid out for the remainder of her contract, after she resigned from the post.

MPs grill SABC over staff’s serious lack of skills

MPs have questioned whether the SABC is capable of a successful transformation to digital broadcasting after a report showed a severe lack of skills.

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