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Unions threaten to resume strike at SABC

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Trade unions at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Monday threatened to resume their strike against the proposed salary increment following another impasse with the employer. The public broadcaster met with the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) last week on Friday and with the Communications Workers Union (CWU) […]

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SABC board says probe into R100 million MultiChoice deal must go on

JOHANNESBURG, November 29 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board on Wednesday said it has “noted the publication” of various internal minutes dealing with the controversial Multichoice agreement and said the contents were the reason it referred the matter to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Hours after the Democratic Alliance (DA) alleged that minutes of an SABC […]

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SA Communications Minister to appeal SABC court ruling curbing her powers

PARLIAMENT, November 7 – Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi on Tuesday told MPs she has instructed her department to appeal a high court ruling limiting her powers with regard to the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board members and executives. The judgment, which was handed down in the high court in Pretoria on the same day […]

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SABC employees unperturbed by management’s claims of illegal strike

JOHANNESBURG– Striking  South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) employees at the Auckland Park head offices on Thursday continued their strike over salary increases after management issued an internal memo saying their actions were illegal. The letter, labelled as an urgent notice, to employees on Thursday, stated that the strike led by the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied […]