News, Releases & Submissions

Jul 29, 2010

Link Centre – Additional Comments on the ICASA Amendment Bill – 29 July 2010

Link Centre’s additional comments to its submission on the ICASA Amendment Bill, 2010 LINK-2010-ICASA-Bill-Comment
Jul 30, 2010

NCRF Submission – ICASA Amendment Bill – 30 July 2010

The National Community Radio Forum’s submission on the ICASA Amendment Bill, 2010. NCRF_ICASA_Amendment_draft_2
Aug 25, 2010

Presentation ICASA Workshop – The Proposed ICASA Amendment Bill – Kate Skinner – 25 August 2010

Presentation made on 25 August 2010 by SOS Coordinator to SOS’s workshop on “Strengthening ICASA – Ensuring ICASA operates courageously in the public interest.” Icasa_Amendment_Bill_-_25_August_2010
Aug 27, 2010

Press Statement – SOS welcomes the Board’s decision to suspend the CEO – 27 August 2010

SOS welcomed the Board’s decision to suspend the CEO due to his support for corporate governance breaches at the SABC. PS_-_27_Aug_2010_-_Corporate_governance_breaches_must_be_resolved
Sep 25, 2010

Presentation ICASA Workshop – The Toothless Regulator – Prinola Govenden – 25 September 2010

Presentation made by Prinola Govenden from Media Monitoring Africa at SOS’s Workshop on “Strengthening ICASA – Ensuring the Regulator Operates in the Public Interest”. Prinola_ICASA_presentation_25_Aug
Oct 17, 2010

Department of Communications – Nyanda reaches an agreement with SABC Board & Sentech – 17 Oct 2010

Minister Nyanda comments on developments at Sentech, the SABC and the Department of Communications. MINISTER_NYANDA_REACHES_AN_AGREEMENT_WITH_SABC_AND_SENTECH_BOARDS
Oct 22, 2010

Press Statement – Collective Responsibility Needed to Resolve SABC Crisis – 22 October 2010

SOS notes the outcomes of the Parliamentary Hearing on 20 October. SOS condemns the Board for lack of preparation but notes that not only the Board […]
Nov 1, 2010

Press Statement – SOS welcomes appointment of Minister, Board nomination issues – 1 Nov 2010

SOS welcomes the appointment of the new Minister and Deputy Minister of Communications. SOS urges civil society not to nominate new board members until the corporate […]
Nov 12, 2010

Press Statement – SOS Responds to Minister Padayachie’s Media Briefing – 12 November 2010

SOS responds to the Minister’s press briefing on 11 November 2010. PS_-_12_November_-_SOS_responds_to_Minister_-_final
Nov 15, 2010

Business Report – SOS calls on Padayachie to hold fire on passing Bills – 15 November 2010

The SOS Coalition has asked the Minister of Communications not to fast track the Public Service Broadcasting and ICASA Amendment Bills. SOS would like a comprehensive […]