SOS Coordinator

Dec 9, 2022

LETTER TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY : SOS URGES THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO REJECT CONFLICTED CANDIDATES FOR THE SABC BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

1.1. The SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) is a non-profit, civil society coalition that represents a range of organisations and concerned individuals. It advocates for […]
Dec 9, 2022

LETTER TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: SOS URGES THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO CONSIDER PUBLIC OPINION IN THE SABC BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

The SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) is a non-profit, civil society coalition that represents non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations (CBOs), community media, independent film and […]
Nov 29, 2022

LETTER TO PARLIAMENTARY PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS (PCC):THE SOS COALITION URGES THE COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER PUBLIC OPINION ON THE SABC BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

The SOS Coalition takes this opportunity to express dissatisfaction at how the deliberation process was carried out. Among others, (i) the consideration of gender parity and […]
Oct 25, 2022

The SOS Coalition and Public Interest SA call on the Portfolio Committee on Communications (PCC) to heed the call by civil society

Public accountability and integrity are fundamental in ensuring that those entrusted with the exercise of public power and authority conduct themselves in a manner that conveys […]
Oct 18, 2022

The Board-less SABC faces uncertainty and potential destabilisation.

The SOS Coalition is taken aback by the absence of an SABC Board and warns of potential destabilization. The Board’s term of office ended on the […]
Oct 17, 2022

The SOS Coalition calls on the NPA to action Zondo Commission’s SABC corruption recommendations

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition calls on the National Prosecuting Authority to follow through with the Zondo Commission’s recommendations regarding further investigations and possible prosecutions […]
Oct 9, 2022

The SOS Coalition Warns Against the Appointment of an Interim SABC Board

The SOS Coalition’s alarmed by suggestion that an interim SABC Board may be appointed. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board‘s term ends in 6 days […]
Sep 30, 2022

ASO to be tied to broad public consultation and registration for free STBs

Today is the last day to register for the government-subsidized set top box to enable those with analogue television sets to access digital terrestrial television. This […]
Sep 13, 2022

SOS OBJECTS TO THE SHORTLISTING OF SOME NON-EXECUTIVE SABC BOARD MEMBERS

The SOS Coalition has objected to the shortlisting of four candidates pertaining to the appointment of 12 Non-Executive SABC Board members. Of the four, two are […]
Sep 12, 2022

SOS COALITION: COMMENTS ON THE PARLIAMENTARY PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES’ PROCESS TO APPOINT A NEW SABC BOARD

1. INTRODUCTION a. The SOS Coalition in Support of Public Broadcasting (SOS) notes and appreciates the opportunityto present its views on the above-mentioned process, currently being […]