Browsing: Phumzile van Damme

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Online ‘censorship bill’ unconstitutional: DA

If the Films and Publications Amendment Bill is passed in its current form, South Africans may no longer upload videos to online channels such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram unless they register as a distributor and pay

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Muthambi distances herself from SABC

The ministry of communications has washed its hands of the SABC’s internal problems in what has been described as a move to distance itself from chaos at the public broadcaster. In a statement on Monday

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DA blames ANC for SABC crisis

Around 200 people protested outside parliament on Tuesday to deliver a list of demands to ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembhu over the recent happenings at the SABC. Democratic Alliance communications

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SABC ‘refuses’ to run DA election ads

The SABC is refusing to air the Democratic Alliance’s election advertising, the party alleged on Sunday. “The SABC informed the DA that it has no available slots for political advertisements at this time due to delays in the IEC’s work with respect to the elections

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SABC ‘triples’ spending on Gupta media

The SABC has tripled its monetary support of Gupta-owned media, the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday. The public broadcaster has spent more than R700 000 on subscriptions to The New Age newspaper since May 2014, communications

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SA bill could outlaw ‘revenge porn’

The Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which will be presented in parliament on Tuesday, could outlaw revenge pornography. Communications minister Faith Muthambi and the Film and