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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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The looming sanctions by the European Union (EU) against Russia - selective as they are - possess the hallmarks of diplomatic ill-thinking and could boomerang.The Western Europe alone survives on at least 40% of Russian gas.But apart from the vivid inequalities ... [Published SABC - 4 hours ago]
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Educators fired over misconduct

The South African Council for Educators states that it is working towards ensuring that the cases of misconduct do not taint the teaching profession.(SABC)The Basic Education Ministry has announced that at least 250 educators have been fired over the ... [Published SABC - 6 hours ago]
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Look beyond Motsoeneng in SABC controversy

Aubrey Matshiqi, writing in BD Live asks "What is the controversy over the Hlaudi Motsoeneng imbroglio really about? It follows a decision by Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to confirm the appointment of Motsoeneng as the chief operations officer ... [Published Biz Community - 11 hours ago]
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South Africa new vehicles sales fall 1.5 pct y/y in July

Reuters  –JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's new vehicle sales fell 1.5 percent year-on-year to 57,670 units in July, data from the trade and industry department showed on Friday.Export sales for the month fell 16.1 percent year-on-year to 22,773 ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 12 hours ago]
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Lesotho coalition government promises harmony

WINDHOEK - Leaders of the coalition government in the Kingdom of Lesotho yesterday promised to work in harmony for the sake of peace and stability in the country.The pledge was made by a Basotho delegation on a visit to Namibia, which included Lesotho ... [Published New Era - 14 hours ago]
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SABC 24 Hour News Channel turns 1

Themba Mthembu says he is proud of how far the SABC 24 hour news channel has come.(SABC)The SABC 24 Hour News Channel in turning one on Friday.The head of the channel Themba Mthembu has thanked the audiences for their support.  He says that there have ... [Published SABC - 14 hours ago]
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CWU Statement On Comments Made By Its President On Hlaudi Motsoeneng

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First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Private companies have a role in community upliftment

Chancellor House Holdings' Director, Kaelo Sedumedi says private companies have a role in uplifting needy families as part of their social responsibilities.Sedumedi was speaking during the handing over of a house to orphans at Siloam outside Makhado Limpopo ... [Published SABC - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Eskom given go-ahead to boost power price hikes - SABC News

...are likely to stoke annual inflation in Africa's most advanced economy, which stood at 6.6% in June. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) raised interest rates for the second time this year two week ago, balancing concerns about weak...full story ... [Published Liberty Group Limited - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Minister’s co-operation crucial in SABC probe, says Madonsela

COMMUNICATIONS Minister Faith Muthambi’s co-operation with the public protector’s investigation into the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is crucial to the probe, although the minister prefers to allow the court processes to run their course, ... [Published BDlive - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

SABC COO pays his poor FS roots little heed

WHILE Hlaudi Motsoeneng, COO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), pockets a cool R2,4 million in salary, the woman who raised him lives in squalor and poverty in a rundown RDP house in Qwaqwa.The 90-year-old Alina Mahlaba, Motsoeneng’s ... [Published Express - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

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