SOS Coordinator

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 […]
Jul 29, 2022

SOS calls for a revitalised investigative news programme to replace Special Assignment

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition is dismayed to learn that, after 24 years of existence, one of the SABC’s investigative news and current affairs programmes, […]
Jul 20, 2022

Get acquainted with our new National Coordinator

On 21 April 2022 the SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition appointed Uyanda Siyotula as its new National Coordinator. The Coalition is delighted to have yet another […]
Jul 19, 2022

Kudos to the SABC for making its Grievance Report public

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition commends the SABC for agreeing to publishits Grievance Report by a Special Committee tasked to investigate allegations made by theformer […]
Jun 28, 2022

ASO Date Unconstitutional: A win for access to information, a win for democracy!

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) welcome the judgement by the Constitutional Court that the implementation of the process to […]
Jun 1, 2022

The SOS Coalition wishes Mr Monare well in his journey as the SABC Head of News

The SOS Coalition wishes Mr Moshoeshoe Monare all strength as he begins his tenure at the SABC today, 1 June 2022, as the SABC Group Executive […]
Dec 10, 2021

SOS Coalition Set To Release A Report Into SABC Mismanagement Crisis

10 December 2021 As we near to the end of 2021, the SOS Support Public Broadcasting on December 13, 2021, as part of the Oxfam South […]
Oct 7, 2021

Press statement: South Africa is not Prepared for the DCDT’s proposed Analogue Switch Off Date

07 October 2021 On 05 October 2021, the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, under the leadership of Minister Khumbudzo Ntshaveni, announced a new date for […]
Aug 11, 2021

Press statement: A call for mass media to contribute prime-time airtime for covid 19 public health messaging

11 August 2021 South Africa is running out of time. While the numbers have dropped due to lockdown for now, a fourth wave is looming. We […]
May 29, 2021

Press Statement: ICASA’s Announcement on Local Content Regulations

29 May 2021 The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition, the South African Screen Federation (SASFED) and the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) are delighted with ICASA’s announcement […]