Days of tension boiled over into the newsroom at the SABC head office, with journalists refusing to go on air and heated negotiations broadcast live to the nation.
The SABC is trying to clarify its proposed plan to redefine which devices require a TV licence, and it isn’t going well.
SABC wants to broaden the scope of the existing TV licence to include payment from people who don’t consume any of their content.
In a roundabout way, South African has the 1969 moon landing to thank for television making its way to our shores.
If you’re tired of forking out money every year to the criminally inept SABC, you could always try and cancel your TV licence. Good luck with that.
SABC’s Day Zero. SAA pilots fight back. Harvard boots mass shooting survivor. Eighth mysterious Dominican Republic death. Houdini magic trick ends tragically. Eating expired food is fine. Man Utd fans the most racist. Fake Clooney arrested.
Now that the election is behind us, it’s time to check in on South Africa’s state-owned companies. Spoiler alert – it’s not pretty.
Jared Kushner has landed with his arse in the butter thanks to marrying Ivanka, but that doesn’t mean the SABC have his number.
If you think you’ve seen crazy Hlaudi before then think again, because yesterday blew anything we’ve previously seen right out of the water.
Speaking about the SABC’s loss over the last financial year, Hlaudi says he is “happy” with the outcome. Are you even surprised? Here’s his reasoning.
It’s hardly news that the SABC is operating at a loss, but it turns out the latest figures are only the tip of the iceberg. Oh, and Hlaudi’s rolling in the money.
His name might be dragged through the mud on every news site not owned by the SABC, but you can bet Hlaudi is still grinning today.
Today sees the life and times of singer Mandoza being celebrated at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto, which Hlaudi deemed the perfect chance to hit out at critics.
There aren’t many places in the world where it pays to perform poorly at work, but over at the SABC you can make a pretty penny by doing just that.
The SABC are currently trying to put out fires after a humiliating flop this weekend, although the pictures say more than any media spin doctor ever could.
The SABC is quickly replacing Comedy Central as the go-to place for a laugh, although theirs usually originate from the offices of Supreme Leader Hlaudi.
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi seems determined to stick her neck out on a number of contentious issues, but her latest rant takes the cake.
It’s never nice to be compared to the minister of propaganda under Adolf Hitler’s infamous Nazi regime, but they say if the shoe fits wear it.
We know that the SABC are undergoing some serious change at the moment, but these latest requests are frankly out of this world.
You can’t fool all the people all the time, something the SABC are learning as social media tears into them for ignoring the Tshwane protests.
One of South Africa’s longest running soapies is set for the axe, and as you can imagine not everyone is delighted with the decision.
Calling the largest attack of its kind in South Africa, Anonymous Africa attacked the SABC’s various online platforms midday yesterday.
Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s name has been splashed all over the show this past month, which has drawn attention to some of his wishes for the future.
The SABC’s chief operating officer is making some pretty big calls of late. Will these decisions actually teach us South Africans anything though?
SABC top dog Hlaudi Motsoeneng is a controversial figure, although someone on Twitter believes he might have a few tricks up his comedy sleeve.
The SABC has kinda messed up a bit when it banned all incoming calls during its various talk shows – and now they just might pay for it.
Someone at the SABC has no time for the public broadcaster’s alignment with the ANC so took over its official Twitter account.
I guess the role of the media depends on who you ask. Some would have you believe that the main role is that of a watchdog, reining in those misusing their power. Others see it differently.
We’ve seen Zach Galifianakis do it on live television in the US before, but now we have our own ‘free the weed’ advocate lighting up on air.