Brothers for Life, the National Men’s Campaign, in partnership SABC Education and SABC Radio will start a new series of radio talk shows from Monday, 13 June 2011 to focus attention on men’s Health and to identify Brothers within communities that are making a positive contribution to their communities.
Forty South African men, nominated and voted for by their communities for their contribution to the growth and welfare of those communities and their own families, are to be honoured at the inaugural Men of the Year gala event. The event takes place at 19h00 on Friday, 18 November 2011 at the Protea Hotel, OR Tambo, Kempton Park. Thembisa Stella Ndabeni, Deputy Minister of Communications, is guest speaker at the event.
On 10 November in Skeem Saam, SABC Education’s youth drama on SABC1 at 20h30 Tbose decides to help Katlego find his missing dog. The boys get so caught up in their detective roles that they don't realise when they are about to cross the line of acceptable behaviour.
The programme looks at what can be done to empower rural areas. Empowerment constitutes the meeting of the millennium development goals which include poverty eradication, food security and woman empowerment.
South Africa’s much loved Muppets from Takalani Sesame who are part of Sanlam’s 2011 road show will visit Greenacres Mall in Ring Road Port Elizabeth on 12 November 2011.
The SABC’s news-on-phone service NewsBreak 082 152 has launched its popular annual matric results service. Matriculants and their families can use the NewsBreak automated sms and voice results services to obtain their final exam results as soon as it is released by the Education Department in early January 2012.