The SABC announced that it walked away with seven PROMAX Muse and BDA Isis Awards at the annual PROMAX/BDA conference, on Monday 29 2012. These awards are highly regarded worldwide and recognize the creative talent required to produce on-air material to assist broadcasters to attract and retain viewers.
UNITED NATIONS High Level Taskforce on women, girls and HIV calls for accelerated effort to protect the rights and wellbeing of young girls in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG– The UN High Level Taskforce on Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV for Eastern and Southern Africa concluded their one-week high-level political advocacy mission in South Africa on Saturday, calling for renewed effort and commitment to protect the health and rights of young girls in the country.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered his Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. In the statement, Gordhan touched on a number of issues such as the strike actions which have erupted in the country.
Statistics South Africa is expected to release the results of the 2011 population census today. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says the 2011 census should provide more quality and accurate coverage than the country's one in 2001.
The Reserve Bank has revised down its forecast of South Africa’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for 2012 and 2013 to 2.6% and 3.4% respectively, citing the negative impact of the subdued and uncertain global and economic environment on the local economy, according to the Bank’s Financial Stability Review for September 2012.
Johannesburg, 25th October 2012–The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) public commercial radio station METRO FM’s music awards concept, has grown to be the second largest music awards show in the country.It has been well received and embraced by the industry, our audiences and the by the country at large.