iJob iJob empowers youth

iJob iJob is a segment of Ntjintja Guluva, an anti-crime campaign that Ligwalagwala FM will embark on starting in July until end of October 2013. This is a campaign aimed at discouraging crime elements and activities in our society, especially amongst our youth since they are the future of our country.

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Baba Indaba in Cape Town International Convention Centre

Super moms and dads, strap in those babes and get ready for the learning experience of the year. It’s about that time of year again: from Friday, 26 to Sunday, 28 July 2013, the pitter-patter of thousands of tiny feet will resonate from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) as the 2013 SABC Education Baba Indaba, an informative platform for parents, descends on the Mother City.

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Kulcha Kwest: Khoisan hails from the Korana tribe

On SABC1, Tuesdays - 18:30 pm: Valenique Freeks is a 19 year old lady from a coloured community in Eden Park, Johannesburg. Valenique is adamant that she is not Coloured but is Khoisan and hails from the Korana tribe.

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Television licence tariff up in September

Johannesburg – Tuesday, 09 July 2013 - The Minister of Communications has approved a 6% television licence tariff increase effective as from 1 September 2013. The annual fee for a domestic, business, dealer and lessor licence will increase by R15.00 – from R250.00 to R265.00 - this equals an increase of only R1.25 per month. Concessionary TV licences, granted to those over the age of 70 years as well as to receivers of social grants from the State, will be increased by a mere R4.00 – from R70.00 to R74.00 per annum. 

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SABC to broadcast 24 hour News Channel on MultiChoice

Johannesburg – Friday 05 July 2013 - The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-channel agreement with Multichoice South Africa. The main element of the agreement will be the broadcasting of the SABC’s 24 Hour News Channel. Mr. Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the SABC’s Acting Chief Operations Officer (ACOO) said “One of the key undertakings of the news channel is that it will provide an opportunity for the SABC to enhance its public service mandate and extend its focus on provincial stories and the different official languages.”

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South Africans not giving up on Mandela

South Africans continue to express hope for Nelson Mandela's recovery. The elder statesman has spent more than a month in the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where he is being treated for a recurring lung infection. He remains in a critical but stable condition.

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