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.
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).
April 27th 1994 was an emotional day in our country’s history. Not only was it the first time our new flag was hoisted, but also the day we took our first steps as a truly democratic nation. We were excited about the election and had high hopes that freedom would bring a better life for all.
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.
Teacher union Sadtu has organised marches in Pretoria and Cape Town where thousands of educators are expected to participate. Teaching at former Model C schools is continuing normally while township schools are expected to be disrupted on Wednesday. Teacher union SADTU has organised marches in Pretoria and Cape Town where thousands of educators are expected to participate.
Johannesburg- Wednesday 24 April 2013- The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) Interim Board, led by Chairperson Ms. Zandile Tshabalala, appeared before the Portfolio Committee on Communications (PCC) in Parliament yesterday.