Minister of Communications

SOS welcomes the judgment handed down by the SCA, this morning, confirming Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s suspension and directing the SABC to institute disciplinary procedures against him for misconduct as found by the Public Protector in...

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  Various members of the broadcasting community gathered at Constitutional Hill to discuss the Department of Communications draft proposal for the Community Broadcasting Support Scheme. The discussion was set to gather public opinion in order...

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DoC proposes Community Broadcasting support scheme

September 25, 2015 | 1 Comments

The Minister of Communication issued a draft proposal for the implementation of the Draft Community Broadcasting Support Scheme on 1 July 2015. The scheme is aimed at facilitating funding opportunites in the community broadcasting sector....

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The SOS Coalition sat in on the Department of Communications presentation to Parliament in which the Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, and Director General, Donald Liphoko, presented the National Communications Strategy. Here’s what happened: First on...

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Dear Minister, RE: Regarding Conditional Access for Set-Top Boxes We are concerned about the future of free-to-air television in South Africa if a conditional access system is not implemented in set-top boxes (STBs) in the...

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Ministerial Instability and ICT Fragmentation Offer South Africa No Good Story to Tell SOS Coalition notes with concern the President’s creation of a new Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services and a redefined Communications Ministry...

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SOS CALLS FOR STRONG ACTION AND PUBLIC INPUT AFTER CONFIRMATION OF YET ANOTHER SABC CEO RESIGNATION The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes with shock that the SABC’s CEO, Lulama Mokhobo, has resigned and has...

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