Press

Oct 19, 2017

Remembering Black Wednesday 40 years on!

Just a short video to remind us all of the journey we’re on. For some, this journey began 40 years ago, and for others it began […]
Nov 13, 2017

MMA and SOS Official statement on the ongoing Bemawu strike action at the SABC

MMA and SOS note the intensifying strike action by Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) beginning 2 November 2017.  We support the right of […]
Dec 15, 2017

PRESS STATEMENT: SABC Strike

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) note the strike action by the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) […]
Jan 16, 2018

The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa welcome the appointment of the new SABC COO

The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa warmly welcome the news of the appointment of new SABC COO Chris Maroleng, subject to final security vetting processes. […]
Jan 22, 2018

Passing of Media Freedom Activist Libby Lloyd

The Board, staff and friends of SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are devastated by the untimely passing of Libby Lloyd (18 January). […]
Feb 23, 2018

SOS Coalition and MMA address Communications Minister’s comments on SABC MOI

The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) note, with deep concern, the recent comments made by Communications Minister, Kubayi Ngubane on the Memorandum of Incorporation […]
Mar 23, 2018

Floyd Shivambu and the growing threat against media freedom

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition condemns the attack on journalist Adriaan de Kock on 20 March 2018, by the Deputy Leader of the EFF and […]
Apr 17, 2018

PRESS STATEMENT: Infinity Media’s (ANN7) TV Application

The SOS Coalition: Support Our Public Broadcaster and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) are responding to the invitation, by ICASA, to make written submissions on any of the […]
Sep 20, 2018

Submissions in respect of the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC

The below is the prsentataion by SOS in Paranelent’s Add Hock Inquiry into the SABC on 14 Dec 2016 Note: The SOS Sgement starts at 2h […]
Sep 6, 2019

Open Letter to Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

Open letter to the Minister in the Department of Communications:  Re: SABC Government Guarantee to the SABC Dear Hon. Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams, The failure to ensure a […]