News, Releases & Submissions

Sep 30, 2015

SOS Submission – Draft Community Broadcasting Support Scheme

A draft proposal for the advancement of community radio and television sector was issued by the Department of Communication in June. The draft states the department’s […]
Oct 7, 2015

Picture a SABC that does its job

This article was originally published in the Star Newspaper on 6 October 2015 By: Sekoetlane Phamodi The SABC has abandoned its obligation to act as an […]
Oct 7, 2015

SABC-MultiChoice deal is effectively a merger

This article originally appeared in the Daily Maverick on 7 October 2015. By: William Bird Media Monitoring Africa The deal entered into by the SABC and […]
Oct 8, 2015

Supreme Court Findings Against Hlaudi Motsoeneng

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has today upheld the findings of the Public Prosecutor in her report ‘When Governance and Ethics Fail‘ Some of the […]
Oct 8, 2015

SOS Welcomes Supreme Court of Appeal Ruling on Motsoeneng’s Misconduct

SOS welcomes the judgment handed down by the SCA, this morning, confirming Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s suspension and directing the SABC to institute disciplinary procedures against him […]
Oct 9, 2015

Full Supreme Court Judgement in Hlaudi Motsoeneng Case

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Nov 20, 2015

Unpacking the eTV court challenge

The battle between free-to-air broadcaster eTV and the Communications Ministry will continue as the broadcaster was granted leave to appeal earlier this month.
Nov 22, 2015

Eight CEOs since 2008: Who benefits from a dysfunctional SABC?

  With no fewer than eight GCEOs at the helm of SABC since its financial meltdown in 2008, we can no longer take the SABC Board, […]
Nov 30, 2015

Press Statement: SOS Welcomes Western Cape High Court Judgment Setting Aside Motsoeneng Appointment as Irrational and Unlawful

  The SOS Coalition heartily welcomes the judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court, setting aside Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s permanent appointment as SABC COO on […]
Dec 8, 2015

PODCAST: NEW BROADCASTING AMENDMENT BILL

A bill approved by cabinet in the aims of stabilising the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been met with resistance. The Broadcasting Amendment Bill removes […]