Parliament

February 27, 2013

New Acting COO and Postponement of Parliamentary Briefing of SIU and Skills Audit Findings

NEW ACTING COO AND POSTPONEMENT OF PARLIAMENTARY BRIEFING ON SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT AND SKILLS AUDIT FINDINGS SOS notes the SABC Board’s announcement made yesterday that they […]
March 5, 2013
TVIEC march to the SABC - 4 June 2009 (Picture: Marc Schwinges)

Continued Crises at the SABC at Parliamentary, Board and Management Levels

CONTINUED CRISES AT THE SABC AT PARLIAMENTARY, BOARD AND MANAGEMENT LEVEL The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes the ongoing crises at the SABC at the […]
February 5, 2014
TVIEC march to the SABC - 4 June 2009 (Picture: Marc Schwinges)

SOS Calls for Strong Action and Public Input after Confirmation of Yet Another SABC CEO Resignation

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 […]
September 15, 2014

Parliament must come clean on whose interest it serves: the executive’s or the public’s?

Today, the Minister of Communications was scheduled to brief the Portfolio committee on Communications on progress she and the SABC had made in instituting the recommendations […]
December 3, 2014

End of the Road for Tshabalala’s Deception

  On 3rd December, Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Commuications conducted an formal inquiry into allegations that SABC Board Chairperson, Ellen Zandile Tshabalala, had willfully or negligently […]
February 13, 2015

Cellphone Signal Scrambling Device in Parliament a Disgrace

13 February 2015 Yesterday, a cellphone signal scrambling device was set up in the National Assembly Chamber to prevent all attending the President’s State of the Nation […]
December 8, 2015

PODCAST: NEW BROADCASTING AMENDMENT BILL

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 […]
February 26, 2016

Department of Communications Tables FPB Amendment Bill before Parliament

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 […]
May 9, 2016

SABC Must Withdraw Illegitimate Editorial Policies Passed in Bad Faith

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 […]
December 14, 2016

Submissions in respect of the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC Board in line with s15A of the Broadcasting Act, 1999 – Supplemented

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 […]