SABC satellite

SABC indigenous language news channel to be launched

SABC plans to improve news provision with the launch of a 24-hour news channel in all of South Africa's indigenous languages.

SABC

SABC licence fee to be scrapped

The South African government is moving ahead with plans to scrap the TV licence fee which funds SABC and replace it with a household levy.

SABC HQ South Africa

Candidates recommended for SABC Board

12 names have been recommended by the Communications ministry to serve on the incoming Board of South Africa’s public broadcaster.

SABC satellite

Calls to “expedite” SABC board appointments following delays

The new board of South Africa’s public broadcaster has still not been appointed, while financial woes persist.

SABC HQ South Africa

South Africa: digital migration indefinitely delayed

South Africa's digital migration has been delayed once more, this time with no set implementation date.

SABC satellite

Will South Africa’s long-awaited analogue switch-off still go ahead?

The switch-off’s initial 31 March deadline was already pushed back to June, but new legal action is seeking to delay the move even further.

WPFD

World Press Freedom Day 2022: themes from the past 12 months

For World Press Freedom Day 2022, PMA has analysed six press freedom themes which have been prevalent across the past twelve months.

SABC HQ South Africa

South Africa: High Court postpones digital TV migration after pushback

South Africa’s digital TV switchover has been postponed after a last-minute court ruling extended the deadline from 31 March.

NBC

Africa: PSM regional roundup

2022 is revealing itself to be yet another testing year for independent media in Africa. But some gains have been made for media freedom and innovations.

SABC HQ South Africa

SABC Head of News dismissed

South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC dismissed its Head of News on Friday “with immediate effect”, citing a breakdown in trust.