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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

Problems at the SABC extend beyond the policy not to broadcast footage of violent protests, one of the broadcaster’s axed journalists said on Thursday. “The protest policy is only a sliver of the slew of policies

Eight SABC journalists who filed an urgent application to the constitutional court to have their charges declared unlawful, have said their positions at the broadcaster have become “simply intolerable”. The journalists, dubbed the

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