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SABC wants crackdown over TV licence fees

The SABC wants tougher enforcement of television licence fees, and has asked that the price be “rebased” from the current R265/year. The public broadcaster’s chairman, Bongumusa…

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The SABC has a new CEO

The SABC has appointed Madoda Mxakwe and Yolande van Biljon as its new group CEO and chief financial officer respectively, the public broadcaster’s board said on Sunday. Van Biljon starts the job on Monday, 25 June

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SABC board responds to tender allegations

The SABC board said on Monday that “decisive and appropriate action” will be taken if allegations of fraud and corruption related to a R185m security tender awarded in July 2017 are proven to be true. The Star newspaper

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We did nothing wrong, MultiChoice says

MultiChoice has hit back at suggestions of improper dealing in its channel supply agreement with the SABC, saying the leaked minutes of a 2013 meeting between the broadcasters show “nothing illegal or improper

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SABC wants DStv to pay to carry its channels

The SABC wants DStv parent MultiChoice to pay to carry its channels on its pay-television platform. Until now, the Naspers-owned broadcaster has been able to offer the channels free of charge in terms