News, Releases & Submissions

Nov 3, 2016

Tribute to the Late Jeanette Minnie: Go well, Jeanette. Though you are gone, you will not soon be forgotten.

It is with shock and disbelief and incredible sadness that we heard yesterday about the passing of Jeanette Minnie. Jeanette played a significant role as a […]
Nov 15, 2016

MMA, SOS support SABC 8 and condemn further threats to our democracy!

The news that the SABC 8 have been receiving death threats pose a clear and present danger to our democracy. We call on the SAPS and […]
Nov 22, 2016

SOS, MMA take SABC to task for irregularly and unlawfully revised editorial policies

On 03 October, the SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa lodged a complaint with ICASA’s Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) concerning the SABC’s irregularly and unlawfully […]
Dec 9, 2016

There is NO SABC Board

SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (“SOS”) condemns the arrogant behaviour of Professor Mbulaheni Maguhve and the coterie of SABC executives led by the disgraced Hlaudi Motsoeneng. […]
Dec 14, 2016

Submissions in respect of the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC Board in line with s15A of the Broadcasting Act, 1999 – Supplemented

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 […]
Feb 22, 2017

SOS Submission on the SABC Board Inquiry Interim Report

Download a PDF the  imbedded report below here.
Feb 22, 2017

SOS Makes Detailed Recommendations on the SABC to Ad Hoc Committee in Parliament

A PDF of the below release can be downloaded here. MEDIA RELEASE SOS: SUPPORT PUBLIC BROADCASTING COALITION MAKES DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SABC TO AD HOC […]
May 18, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE: SOS echoes call for James Aguma’s suspension

18 May 2017SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition supports the call by MPs for the SABC Board to consider the suspension of James Aguma as CFO and […]
May 30, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE: State Capture and the importance of an independent SABC

CORRUPTION AND STATE CAPTURE – GOOD PROGRESS BUT STILL MORE NEEDED SOS welcomes news concerning the interim board’s decision to suspend James Aguma from his acting […]
Jun 13, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE: Goodbye, Hlaudi!

SOS welcomes the news of the adverse findings against Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng, as well as his subsequent dismissal by the SABC Interim Board. Mr. Motsoeneng was […]