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Despite intimidation and death threats, the SABC 8 on Sunday reiterated their determination to go ahead with a constitutional court case probing possible censorship at the national broadcaster. “While the journalists are concerned

Six of the axed SABC journalists reported back to work on Thursday after the public broadcaster did an about-turn, saying that it would not proceed with further legal action. The journalists arrived

Four journalists from the SABC have been refused entry into work at the broadcaster’s Johannesburg offices, despite the labour court ruling that their dismissals were unlawful. The SABC on Wednesday

Four of the SABC journalists that were axed by the broadcaster must be reinstated, the labour court in Johannesburg ruled on Tuesday. “The respondent’s dismissals of the second to fifth applicants is unlawful,” judge Andre

One of the SABC 8, Vuyo Mvoko, will be approaching the high court to put him back on the air after the broadcaster terminated its contract with him. Mvoko said his lawyers were filing the papers on Friday morning. The application

our of the SABC journalists who were suspended or faced disciplinary hearings were fired on Monday, possibly because they approached the labour court, their lawyer said. “We will argue [in the court] on

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng allegedly told reporters at a June workshop that they could question anyone in their coverage, except President Jacob Zuma, according to court papers. Eight journalists, dubbed the “SABC 8”, filed an

The SABC on Sunday refused to confirm the veracity of a union report that the disciplinary hearings of suspended news journalists have been suspended – some indefinitely. “We do not comment on

Three SABC employees who were served with suspension letters for allegedly contravening an order by the public broadcaster not to cover protest actions are taking the broadcaster and its chief operating officer

Three SABC journalists have taken their boss, chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, to task over his censorship of the news and for his decision to suspend three of their colleagues. In a strongly worded letter addressed to