The South African Broadcasting Corporation has expressed shock and sadness at the passing of former SABC Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Peter Matlare.
At the time of his passing, Matlare had been working as the Deputy CEO and Executive Director at Absa Group, tasked with overseeing the company’s business on the continent.
Trade unions are once again threatening the SABC with court action over the handling of the retrenchment process. They say the process, which was meant to be completed by the end of last month, is unjust, unlawful and flawed.
The Congress of the People (COPE) has described the retrenchments at South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as a betrayal of workers by President Cyril Ramaphosa and government.
Labour law expert Bukani Mngoma says SABC employees, who feel they’ve been unfairly retrenched, can approach the CCMA or the courts for relief.
The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) says many more employees at the SABC will be without jobs than initially anticipated.
SABC Group Chief Executive for Human Resources Mojaki Mosia has told parliament’s communications committee that he does not anticipate that unions will cooperate with proposed cost-cutting measures – including a three-year salary freeze.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has joined the rest of the world in observing world radio day which has been celebrated annually since February 2012.
A group of Women journalists and editors in the SABC newsroom have expressed their deep concern that violence against women – including female journalists – is on the rise.This follows an attack on a Lesedi FM current affairs anchor Dimakatso Ratselane who was stabbed multiple times allegedly by her husband.
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and the SABC approached the High Court to recover the more than R850 000.