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WOUNDED BY FRIENDLY FIRE, BUT NEVER DEFEATED

Whilst midst a protected strike and firmly believing to have the backs of what we believed to be our comrades, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) withdrew the mutual interest dispute in respect of a salary increase for SABC employees and rendering the continuation of the strike risky and possibly unprotected. As a responsible union, having Read More

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GOVERNANCE CRISIS AT SABC

The almost two-week governance hiatus at the SABC has raised concerns that the moves towards cleaning house and stabilising the public broadcaster are pawns in broader political machinations. “We’re concerned that President Zuma is deliberately delaying the appointment of the new board for political reasons, leaving an unacceptable gap in governance at the SABC.” Worries Read More

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OPEN LETTER TO PARLIAMENT BY SABC 8

09 October 2017   For attention: Honourable Humphrey Maxegwana Chairperson, Portfolio Committee on Communications Parliament of the Republic of South Africa Dear Honourable Humphrey Maxegwana SABC8 IMPLORES PARLIAMENT TO ACT ON BROADCASTERS GOVERNANCE CRISIS At the start, we the SABC8, want to affirm the good work done in 2016 by parliament’s portfolio committee on communications, Read More

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R977m LOSS FOR SABC!

SABC posts R977m loss in 2016/17The SABC posted a R977m loss after tax for the 2016/17 financial year, its annual report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday revealed. The public broadcaster’s net loss for the year ending March 2017 more than doubled from R412m in 2016, following a year of upheaval that included the dissolution of Read More

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UNION OFFICIALS SHOT AND KILLED | RIP FALLEN COMRADES

BEMAWU condemns in the strongest terms the coward attacks of union leadership in a free and democratic South Africa. We mourn the deaths and attacks in solidarity, comrades. A luta continua! ********************************************************************** It is with absolute outrage and grief that we mark the killing of one of our members from Impala Platinum and the shooting Read More