The Communications Workers Union says it will be meeting with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board and Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to give input on a turnaround strategy for the Public Broadcaster.
Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will be required to regularly brief the Communications Committee in Parliament about the progress of discussions to address the financial crisis at the SABC.
Professor Anton Harber from Wits University says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni Abrahams should continue engaging with the SABC in order to find a solution on the way forward.
Finance Minister has come under heavy criticism for describing the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as the implementing tool for the Department of Communications.
The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) says up to 1 000 permanent and freelance workers have left the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in recent months and the issue of overstaffing is therefore not true.
Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the National Treasury has rejected the cash-strapped public broadcaster’s turnaround strategy. She was addressing Parliament’s Communications Portfolio Committee.
Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams, has assured the nation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) that there is no blackout that’s going to befall the public broadcaster.
The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) says it will take legal action against the Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to release with immediate effect R450 million in funding that is due to the regulator.
The SABC says Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has made a loan guarantee request of R3.2 billion for the cash strapped public broadcaster.
Communications Minister, Stella Ndabeni -Abrahams has challenged the Post Office to digitise the Albertina Sisulu Centenary stamps.