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SABC TV licence fee collections plummet

A significant number of South Africans stopped paying television licence fees in the past year, the SABC’s 2017 annual report shows. Revenue from licence fees plummeted 17.4% year on year as the

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Minister reaffirms new digital TV deadline

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated her commitment to see all South Africans migrating from analogue to digital television by December 2018. “I have full appreciation of the impact that

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Minister to meet broadcasters on digital TV

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will today meet broadcasters following the 8 June constitutional court ruling on digital migration. The meeting will be held with broadcasters SABC, e.tv, StarSat and other stakeholders

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Hlaudi wants to be president

Disgraced former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng wants to be president of South Africa. According to various media reports on Monday, Motsoeneng, who was dismissed from the

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SABC board fires Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been fired. SABC interim board chairwoman Khanyisile Kweyama said on Monday that the public broadcaster’s former chief operating officer had been given his marching orders. Motsoeneng was dismissed over comments

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TV migration plan still in doubt

The victory this week in the constitutional court by former communications minister Faith Muthambi over e.tv may not mark the end of the long-running dispute over encryption in South Africa’s digital television

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Muthambi judgment: what it really means

The constitutional court on Thursday upheld an appeal by MultiChoice subsidiary M-Net, the SABC and the minister of communications against a ruling by the supreme court of appeal that the minister (at the time Faith Muthambi)

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