“SABC, Hands off Putco and Dineo” – BLF

Image: Dineo Ranaka and Putco Mafani The SABC continues with its draconian labour practices which must be stopped immediately. The state broadcaster has now irrationally suspended Dineo Ranaka and Putco Mafani for participating in the popular Umlando Challenge. These radio personalities are essentially entertainers. They did nothing unethical. The SABC leadership must rather focus on …

SABC, reinstate Pastor The DJ now! – BLF

Pastor The DJ The SABC must reinstate the Umhlobo Wenene Breakfast show host Phiwe “Pastor The DJ” Nozewu without any further delay. It allowed itself to be bullied into acting without thinking. The muzzling of Pastor the DJ is a direct violation of freedom of expression and also sets a bad precedent where members of …

DA telling lies to shut down ANN7

By BO Staff Writer The racist Democratic Alliance (DA) of Helen Zille has been lying about a “secret meeting” between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and MultiChoice. It issued a false statement claiming that some minutes of a secret meeting has been discovered. Where have you seen a secret meeting with minutes? The DA …

ANCWL condemns SABC for patriarchal conduct towards Dlamini Zuma and SABC’s apology – statements

By BO Staff Writer On Saturday 23 September 2017 the ANCWL issued a statement strongly condemning the patriarchal attitude of the SABC towards Dr Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. It pointed out, inter alia, that although the SABC is mandated “to contribute to democracy, development of society, gender equality, nation building, provision of education and strengthening the …

State broadcaster, SABC, to reverse gains made by Hlaudi Motsoeneng?

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday parliament heard that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) interim board would be scraping some of the developments made by former Chief Operations Officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng, including the 90% local content policy. While addressing the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), SABC interim board deputy chair Mathata Tsedu said …

Gerrie Nel joining Afriforum shows how deep state capture has gone

By BO Staff Writer The resignation of prosecutor, Gerrie Nel to join the anti-black racist Afriforum, vindicates the black members of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) who have been fighting against the capture of the NPA by the Democratic Alliance (DA), extreme racists and the London controlled regime change opposition parties. It must be remembered …

The hypocrisy surrounding Prof Maguvhe’s treatment by the public

By Ndiphiwe Mkuzo Due to my own academic discipline in training and the overwhelming public interest in the SABC’s continuing saga, I’ve had to replay Prof Mbulaheni Maguvhe’s recent appearance before Parliament’s ad hoc committee into the fitness of the SABC board. Irrespective of the man’s political affiliations and acquaintances, my revolutionary consciousness and Africanist …

BLF supports Hlaudi Motsoeneng

By BO Staff Writer Black First Land First (BLF) held its first National Strategic Planning meeting (NSP) in Durban from 12 to 16 December 2016. During the meeting the movement noted “how Hlaudi Motsoeneng was under attack by agents of white supremacy.” The movement said that “Hlaudi was not under attack because of corruption or …