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Fact Sheet for South African Broadcasting Corporation

Country: South Africa
Observations: The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is the state owned broadcaster in South Africa, and was for many years the monopoly, controlled by the white minority National Party government.
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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 25 reports

Protector and minister to try solve SABC’s Motsoeneng problem

PUBLIC Protector Thuli Madonsela and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi have agreed to work together to find a way to address the alleged irregular appointment of SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, they said in a joint statement on ... [Published BDlive - 18 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports


LABOUR-ACTORS-MTHETHWAContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.MTHETHWA WILLING TO HELP GENERATIONSArts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday he is willing to help find a solution to the firing of some of the soap opera Generations' actors."We are ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

SABC, Generations face backlash from celebs

An angry backlash is growing against the SABC and the Generations producers from South African actors and celebritiesvoicing their opinions following the firing of the Generations cast on SABC1 on Monday.The former Generations actor and now Hollywood ... [Published Capital Radio Malawi - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

SABC: “Generations will go on”

The SABC has assured fans and advertisers that the hit soapie will continue.This comes hot on the heels of the decision to fire 16 cast members, which sent the general public into a frenzy.SABC spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago told The Juice  that while ... [Published Juice - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Still Standing - SABC Board Comes Out to Bat for Hlaudi While Thuli Sticks to Her Guns

[Daily Maverick]While counsel for embattled SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, argued that an application in the Cape High Court to have him immediately suspended was "politically opportunistic", an affidavit by Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, warned that ... [Published AA South Africa - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 25 reports


COURT-D/L-MOTSOENENG.Contributed by NAMPA / SAPA.DA'S COURT BID TO REMOVE MOTSOENENG CONTINUESThe DA's application to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside is expected to continue in the Western Cape High Court ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

DA calls for SABC COO’s suspension

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must be suspended as soon as possible because he is a "toxic influence" who will stop at nothing to get what he wants, the DA argued in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. ... [Published - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Do Generations’ actors have a case?

On Monday MMSV Productions fired the 16 Generations' cast members who have refused to work since they embarked on a stay-away on 7 AugustThe demands the actors were making included salary increases, royalty payments and better working conditions.After ... [Published - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 19 reports

Axed Generations actors to seek legal recourse

The cast of actors’ legal representative, Desmond Brown said they would be consulting with senior council before deciding on a direction and the stance they would take on legal recourse.“The actors want to take action… first prize would be intervention ... [Published - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

SABC should set aside ‘Generations’ dismissals: Mwasa

THE SABC should set aside the dismissals of the Generations actors who went on strike, and restart negotiations, the Media Workers Association of SA (Mwasa) said today. ‘Generations’ actress Nambitha Mpumlwana “This sinister and cynical move comes after ... [Published Daily Dispatch - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 7 reports

WOW – They’v Fired The ENTIRE Cast Of Generations

Related PostsIf the antics of our politicians fail to entertain us, we can always count on the SABC (and this is not because of its riveting programs and productions). Last week Monday, the entire cast of Generations went on an illegal strike, asking ... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Generations stars face chop

ctors have been ordered to return to work or be fired. The SABC has rejected their demands to be paid "Hollywood wages". ON THIN ICE: The SABC has rejected a demand for "Hollywood wages" from the Generations cast. Picture: Gallo ImagesWe want these ... [Published Sunday World South Africa - Aug 18 2014]
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Rotary documentary spotlights HIV/AIDS preventi... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 28 2014]
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will air a 24-minute documentary about a project that brings...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
A wife as a gift [Published Baobab - The Economist - Jun 30 2014]
Better than a wife TO EXPRESS their gratitude to the visiting boss of South Africa’s state broadcaster, traditional Venda chiefs have—according to the Sowetan, a popular daily newspaper—lavished three gifts on Hlaudi Motsoeneng: a cow, a calf, and ...
DA banned TV advert & a parody video! [Published DChetty - Apr 17 2014]
If you haven’t seen the TV ad for the DA that has been barred from airing on SABC, here’s a copy: Now, watch the brilliant parody video that was released shortly after all of the hype surrounding the video for a local business in Johannesburg ...
Why I hope the DA has a chance to govern [Published Paul Jacobson - Apr 30 2014]
The Democratic Alliance published its follow-up to the original Ayisafani ad which the SABC banned. Even taking into account that this is an ad and portrays the DA in a brilliant light, I love the energy in this ad and I want to see the DA govern ...
World: ACCORD attend workshop to strengthen ins... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 22 2014]
Source: African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of DisputesCountry: World In order to strengthen the institutional and organisational capacity for building peace, security, and gender equality across Africa, ACCORD attended a workshop hosted by ...
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