Battle Between Broadcaster, South African Govt Takes Casualties
At least two board members have resigned from the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation after Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said: "We realised that the board was no longer acting in the interests of the company, the shareholder and Parliament".
Left: SABC headquarters in Sea Point. Right: National Assembly.
News24Wire, 4 December 2018
At least two board members of the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation are understood to have resigned amid allegations of political pressure being brought to bear on… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 4 December 2018
Newly appointed Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams reacts after being sworn-in following a cabinet reshuffle by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Buildings on… Read more »
South Africa: Low Staff Morale, Fear and Anger At the SABC
News24Wire, 3 December 2018
"I really do not understand why we are victims of bad leadership and a historically imbalanced structure of employment at the SABC." Read more »
The Communications Workers Union has warned the SABC that they will "shut down" the corporation if it does not address their concerns, including doing away with retrenchments. The ... Read more »
A grievance letter written by workers at the South African Broadcasting Corporation has listed several demands which includes a revolt against retrenchments, the removal of the ... Read more »
The SABC will let go of 981 of their 3,377 permanent employees and 1,200 of the 2,400 freelance journalists. "We are technically insolvent as an organisation and are not able to ... Read more »