To celebrate Freedom Day, the Outreach and Children units at the SABC accompanied children from various schools on two guided tours of Freedom Park.
On the 29th of April the South African Broadcasting Corporation held a briefing session for various internal divisions to brief them about the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital (NMCH) project which has been in the planning for some time.
Ukhozi FM is not only the biggest station in Africa, it is arguably one of the biggest in the entire world. Fulfilling a PBS mandate to broadcast in isiZulu and to further Zulu Culture, the station delivers information, education and entertainment to an audience of 7031 000 listeners (RAMS Feb 2013).
As we near 27th April which is Freedom Day and as we mark a special anniversary - 20 Years of Democracy under the leadership of the ANC, a freedom fighting organisation which is 102 years old. It’s been a long walk to freedom.
Thus let us look back so we can look forward. We must reflect on the last 20 years and envision the next 20 years and beyond. Great strides have been achieved, many great programmes have gone out and there has been excellent moments of broadcasting.
The Department of Basic Education seems to be unfazed by the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) strike stating that it has caused minimal disruptions at schools. The march is aimed at increasing the pressure on Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and her Director General Bobby Soobrayan to resign from their positions.
SABC Radio Stations scooped a number of awards at the 5thMTN Radio Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre over the weekend. The SABC won a total of 30 awards for its ‘cream of the crop’ on-air talent and content producing expertise in programming as well as two awards in the ‘Hall of Fame’ category. SABC’s Radio Station Umhlobo Wenene FM was the biggest winner by being announced the winning PBS Radio Station of the year.