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Motsoeneng to ‘deal with’ disloyal employees

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has vowed to “deal with” any employee disloyal to the public broadcaster. This would be carried out through “Operation Clean Up”, he told reporters at the SABC’s headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday

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SABC wrong to censor the news: Icasa

The complaints and compliance committee of communications regulator Icasa has ordered that the SABC withdraw the resolution that it will no longer broadcast footage of violent protests. Icasa has said that SABC chairman Obert Maguhve must confirm

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SABC blasted at Icasa hearings

No empirical evidence was used to back up the SABC’s decision to ban coverage of violent protests, an Independent Communications Authority of South Africa public hearing was told on Friday. “Is there any evidence that would

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Dumping Carrim an ‘absurd’ move

The SOS Coalition, which represents trade unions, community media and content producers hoping to support quality public broadcasting in South Africa, has slammed President Jacob Zuma’s decision to dump his communications minister, Yunus Carrim, instead creating two new departments headed by two new ministers. The Coalition has accused Zuma of