Independence & Accountability

Dear Comrades, Friends and concerned South Africans, Six days ago, SABC journalists were suspended for refusing to compromise their integrity by complying with Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s orders to distort the news through sunshine journalism and 70%...

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SOS and MMA heartily welcome the judgment of the Competition Appeal Tribunal and its vindication of our public interest campaign for bringing to light the full and exact nature of the relationship between our national...

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On Friday, 24 June 2016, protestors took to the streets to demand ICASA’s Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) to rule against the SABC and Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s blanket ban of visuals of community protests involving the destruction of...

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  Dear Comrades, Friends and concerned South Africans, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CALL TO PROTEST AGAINST SABC FOR CENSORSHIP OF PROTEST ACTION On 2 June 2016, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), together with SOS Support Public Broadcasting...

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PODCAST: NEW BROADCASTING AMENDMENT BILL

December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

A bill approved by cabinet in the aims of stabilising the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been met with resistance. The Broadcasting Amendment Bill removes the role of Members of Parliament (MPs) in appointing...

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  With no fewer than eight GCEOs at the helm of SABC since its financial meltdown in 2008, we can no longer take the SABC Board, the Minister of Communications nor Parliament seriously in their...

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SOS URGES ALL TO UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION

September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The SOS Coalition calls for South Africans to support the Unite against Corruption marches on 30 September at the Union Buildings in Pretoria and Parliament in Cape Town. Corruption has reached alarming levels in South...

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SABC union and Coalition member, BEMAWU, have written to the SABC CEO, Frans Matlala, requesting details of why the SSA was in the SABC’s Durban bureau disrupting the work of staff with “employees being thrown...

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The legal opinion The Communications portfolio committee has backed the Department of Communication’s with regards to the removal of the three SABC board members earlier this year. Deeming the move legal. Parliament’s legal adviser, cited...

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What is the financial status of the SABC?

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Is the SABC in financial trouble or not? Conflicting reports and statements have been circulating since April.  This week’s Sunday Times, reports that “the SABC faces a plunge in financial fortunes of almost R1.4...

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