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Four journalists from the SABC have been refused entry into work at the broadcaster’s Johannesburg offices, despite the labour court ruling that their dismissals were unlawful. The SABC on Wednesday

A trade union has lifted the lid on what it describes as suspicious activity by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) at the SABC’s Durban office. Allegations included employees being thrown out of offices for hours and of them being threatened with dismissal if

The best thing about Zandile Tshabalala’s resignation as SABC chair this week, staffers say, is that they will go into festive season parties less likely to be the butt of all jokes. “It’s a bit funny the first time you stand around the braai and people demand to see your matric certificate,” a

The SABC’s newsrooms are in the grip of paranoia ahead of the general election with fears of eavesdropping and phone interceptions. This comes after editorial staff members were “reminded” by the co-operation’s chairperson, Ellen Zandile Tshabalala, that they should stop leaks because they were working in a national key point

The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers’ Union (Bemawu) accepted the SABC’s offer of an 8,5% wage increase on Tuesday. “Today we signed an agreement with the employer of an 8,5% across-the-board wage increase,” said Bemawu president Hannes du Buisson. The union declared

Two unions representing workers at the SABC have filed a dispute with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)…