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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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SOS and MMA note with concern that the SABC has finalised and is implementing its revised editorial policies without having completed the public participation process it had set out. Since 2011, We have been at the...

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Introduction On Tuesday, 23 February 2016, the Department of Communications tabled the FPB Amendment Bill before Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications. Once enacted, the Bill would underpin and legitimise the introduction of the controversial and...

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PODCAST: NEW BROADCASTING AMENDMENT BILL

December 8, 2015 | 1 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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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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In a news article, issued this morning former SABC Board Member Ronnie Lubisi confirmed that he lodged an official complaint with the Chairperson of Parliamentary Portfolio on Communications Joyce Moloi-Morapa . The complaint was lodged in...

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DA MPs brought to the attention of the Communications Portfolio Committees that one of the nominees in the ICASA council had served a prison sentence and should not have been in the nominee pool. The Communications Portfolio...

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Vacant SABC board positions are to be re-advertised as the first round of candidates fail to meet the requirements of the selection committee. On 2 June, Parliaments Communications portfolio committee announced that advertisements will be...

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Parliament’s Constitutional and Legal Services division found that, the removals of the three SABC board members, earlier this year, was unlawful. According to Parliament’s legal advisors, an SABC board member can only be removed in one...

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The Communications Portfolio committee was scheduled to name the shortlisted candidates for the vacant SABC board posts, but due to what was described as the busy schedules of members, the Committee elected to postpone this...

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