News, Releases & Submissions

Feb 2, 2013

Collected Resignation Letters of former members of the current SABC Board

Following the series of crises within the SABC since 2007 which led to the dissolution and appointment of an interim Board in 2009, SOS threw its […]
Feb 3, 2013

Open Letter to the Portfolio Committee on Communications and the President of the RSA

OPEN LETTER TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA Chair of the Portfolio Committee on Communications Mr. Sikhumbuzo […]
Feb 4, 2013

SABC pays back R416 million towards R1 billion loan – a critical summary

SABC PAYS BACK R416 MILLION TOWARDS R1 BILLION LOAN – CRITICAL SUMMARY The SABC announced that it has paid back a significant portion of the R1 […]
Feb 5, 2013

The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Public Service Broadcasting in the Digital Era

THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FACING PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING IN THE DIGITAL ERA Public service broadcasting plays an important role in providing access to and participation in […]
Feb 7, 2013

Allegations against the Minister of Communications must be investigated and swiftly resolved

ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS MUST BE INVESTIGATED AND SWIFTLY RESOLVED The SOS Coalition is very concerned about the ongoing allegations of corruption against the […]
Feb 14, 2013

The State of the Nation Address 2013 – SOS Calls for ICT to be a Key Focus Area

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS 2013 – SOS CALLS FOR ICT TO BE A KEY FOCUS AREA Tonight President Zuma will be giving his State of […]
Feb 14, 2013

SOS writes to the Minister of Communications on the ICT Policy Review

The Minister of Communications Ms Dina Pule iParioli Office Park, Block C, 1166 Park Street, Hatfield, Pretoria Hatfield South Africa 0001 7 February 2013 Dear Minister […]
Feb 18, 2013

State of the Nation Address 2013 – SOS Disappointed that ICT and Broadcasting Issues Forgotten

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS 2013 – SOS DISSAPOINTED THAT ICT AND BROADCASTING ISSUES FORGOTTEN On Thursday President Zuma gave his State of the Nation Address, […]
Feb 27, 2013

New Acting COO and Postponement of Parliamentary Briefing of SIU and Skills Audit Findings

NEW ACTING COO AND POSTPONEMENT OF PARLIAMENTARY BRIEFING ON SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT AND SKILLS AUDIT FINDINGS SOS notes the SABC Board’s announcement made yesterday that they […]
Mar 5, 2013

Continued Crises at the SABC at Parliamentary, Board and Management Levels

CONTINUED CRISES AT THE SABC AT PARLIAMENTARY, BOARD AND MANAGEMENT LEVEL The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes the ongoing crises at the SABC at the […]