What Constitute an SA film?

The National Film and Video Foundation’s (NFVF’s) is in the process of finalising qualifying criteria for what constitutes a South African film based on a point system. These criteria will apply to local productions as well as official treaty co-productions. This process was initiated by the NFVF in 2009 and involved the international benchmarking of the film industries in Ireland, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia. 

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67 Minutes for Mandela

By: Lebohang Sekete, SABC Corporate Communications. First Citizens from Auckland Park and the Gauteng province led by GE: Stakeholder Relations and Provinces Ms. Dudu Mwelase, heeded the call to go out and make a difference in celebration of Mandela's 94th Birthday in the community of Sebokeng, in Vaal, on the 18 July 2012. Sebokeng Hospital got more than a face lift it was longing for, by planting trees and painting the hospital, all thanks to the SABC in partnership with Dulux, Post Office, Avis and Riveria Vaal Country Club who celebrated Mandela Day.

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Circumcision - Siyayinqoba Beat It! SABC1 19 July @13h30

Today on Siyayinqoba Beat It! a group of young men in Kwazulu/Natal go to the hospital to be circumcised. They speak about why they decided to get circumcised. In the Eastern Cape a young man who is a diabetic tells how he went to a traditional circumcision camp and then became ill and had to be taken to hospital because he was not allowed to drink water at the camp and had to hide his diabetic medication and take it when no-one could see him doing it.

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Video streaming coming to Africa

LONDON, UK: Video streaming will be the next big wave of online content use in Africa. There are still considerable network challenges but... the level of existing use shows that once these issues are resolved, the volume of users will be in the millions. Russell Southwood spoke to the biggest player in the market, Google's YouTube. Elijah Kitaka explained how it sees the potential of video streaming being realised.

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Pontsho Makhetha lead SABC Education to kick start Madiba Day

Today, 17th July Matrics Uploaded and SABC Education spent time visiting the children’s home uSindiso Ministries in central Johannesburg as part of reaching out to communities in honour of Nelson Mandela’s birthday.

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Kami, Takalani Sesame’s HIV+ Muppet is off to Washington with Gerry D Elsdon

Takalani Sesame Muppet; Kami will accompany Global TB Ambassador Gerry D Elsdon to Washington to represent South African Children in a live broadcast talk event: Talk on Tuberculosis and HIV, Protecting the Vulnerable Women and Children.

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