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SA authorities bypassing Rica for call records

Government accesses the call records of more than 70 000 phone numbers in South Africa per year, according to the Right2Know Campaign, citing statistics from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom. “These numbers show that, at

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R2K condemns ‘secret war’ on SABC 8

The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) on Tuesday commended the SABC 8 for refusing to back down in the face of intimidation and death threats. With news of threats to the journalists’ lives emerging at the weekend

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ANC MPs embrace Hlaudi ahead of grilling

Controversial former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was swamped by ANC supporters who hugged him and shook his hand when he arrived at parliament on Wednesday. As soon he got out of his car, supporters rushed towards

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R2K marches on Cape Chamber over SABC crisis

The Cape Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday said it shared concerns about the SABC’s management issues, but that none of its members had approached it for advice on withdrawing advertising from the public broadcaster. Around

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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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More SABC pickets planned

The Right2Know Campaign, along with several other groups, will picket outside the offices of the SABC in Auckland Park on Wednesday and Thursday. On Monday a number of civil society groups met to discuss upcoming protest plans against

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Vavi to take SABC to country’s top court

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi intends asking the constitutional court to reverse the SABC’s decision to stop showing footage of violent protests. “If [the SABC] hides some images away, if there are instructions to

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More protest action against SABC

A civil society meeting to co-ordinate further protests against the SABC is scheduled to take place on Monday. The campaign is being organised by the Right2Know (R2K) campaign and the Save our SABC Coalition. Last week

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