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SABC will air Obama’s Nelson Mandela lecture live

JOHANNESBURG, July 14 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced on Friday that it would broadcast the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture and former United States of America president Barack Obama’s lecture on radio and television. Obama will deliver the lecture, themed: “Renewing the Mandela Legacy and Promoting Active Citizenship in a Changing World” […]

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SABC announces chairpersons for Commissions of Inquiry into editorial interference and sexual harassment

JOHANNESBURG, June 20 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Wednesday announced the chairpersons of the recently established high-level Commissions of Inquiry into editorial interference and sexual harassment. Acting group chief officer, Nomsa Philiso said that Dr Joe Thloloe will chair the inquiry relating to editorial interference in the newsroom and Barbara Watson will […]

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SABC to probe sexual misconduct and editorial interference allegations

JOHANNESBURG, May 31 – The SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will set up two commissions of inquiry to investigate ”sex for jobs” allegations and interference with journalists’ work in newsrooms, as the scandal-ridden public broadcaster cleans up the house, acting CEO Nomsa Philiso said on Thursday. This follows recommendations by Parliament’s communication committee to deal with […]

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Febe Potgieter-Gqubule appointed ANC’s elections general manager, resigns from SABC board

JOHANNESBURG, March 1 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said on Thursday that it has received the resignation of board member and deputy chairperson, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, after she was appointed as the elections general manager by the African National Congress (ANC). Potgieter-Gqubule undertook to resign from the board if she was appointed in any official capacity which […]

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SA govt disappointed that ANN7 TV news channel will be canned by MultiChoice

JOHANNESBURG, January 31 – South African government has on Wednesday, expressed disappointment that paid-TV service MultiChoice had decided to not renew its contract with Gupta-found Africa News Network 7 (ANN7) news channel from the DStv bouquet when it expires in August this year. MultiChoice made the announcement on Wednesday, months after allegations surfaced that the pay-TV company had […]