Independence & Accountability

The below is the prsentataion by SOS in Paranelent’s Add Hock Inquiry into the SABC on 14 Dec 2016 Note: The SOS Sgement starts at 2h and 56min. Context Firstly, the crisis of independent and...

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There is NO SABC Board

December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (“SOS”) condemns the arrogant behaviour of Professor Mbulaheni Maguhve and the coterie of SABC executives led by the disgraced Hlaudi Motsoeneng. These characters continue to perpetuate the charade that there...

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On 03 October, the SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa lodged a complaint with ICASA’s Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) concerning the SABC’s irregularly and unlawfully revised editorial policies. On 09 May 2016, the SOS...

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The news that the SABC 8 have been receiving death threats pose a clear and present danger to our democracy. We call on the SAPS and all other law enforcement agencies to treat these actions...

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Since 02 July 2016, the Campaign to Save Our SABC, which constitutes individuals, organisations and movements campaigning for social and economic justice for all has campaigned for and built up a broad front of activists...

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Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition welcome the application for direct access to the Constitutional Court by the “SABC 8” MMA & SOS together with a range of other institutions including...

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Basebenzi, In recent days we have seen the situation at the SABC decline even further. We have watched the renegade COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, enabled by a lame-duck Board and a delinquent Minister of Communications suspend...

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Hlaudi Motsoeneng has lied to us again. He didn’t bother to even turn up for a meeting he committed himself to, to address the current suspension of several SABC staff who are now facing disciplinary...

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Today, media workers in the SABC convened and led a gathering and march from the SABC to Constitution Hill to draw attention to the crisis in the SABC. Part of the crisis has been the...

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