SABC case 'about suppression of dissent' - Independent Online

Johannesburg – The court application brought by dismissed SABC journalists showed the amount of suppression faced by those who question decisions at the public broadcaster, the Labour Court in Johannesburg heard on Friday. “This case is about an ...

'Dismissal of SABC journalists in breach of their contracts' - Eyewitness News

Proceedings have now started in the Labour Court in Johannesburg after a two-hour delay. The Labour Court hears the case by four former SABC employees who want their dismissal reversed. Picture: Gia Nicolaides/EWN. SABC · Icasa · Trade Union ...

#SABC: Labour Court cannot rule over dismissal of journalists - htxt.africa

The SABC has argued that the Labour Court has no jurisdiction to rule over the dismissals of four of its eight journalists. The public broadcaster's legal team filed its responding affidavit to the court and Solidarity last night, in defense of the ...

SABC snubs labour court - Citizen

Newsreader Ivor Price shares a moment with axed SABC journalist Suna Venter before court proceedings, 21 July 2016, at the Labour Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Picture: Alaister Russell ...

SABC journalists return to Labour Court - eNCA

Karima Brown, Suna Venter, Solly Mapaila and Foeta Krige during a recent protest at the SABC. Photo: Gallo / Felix Dlangamandla. JOHANNESBURG - The case of four senior South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists, dismissed without a ...

Vuyo Mvoko takes SABC to court - Independent Online

Johannesburg - SABC rebel Vuyo Mvoko will turn to the high court to order the broadcaster to put him back on air after he spoke out against censorship. In court papers served on the SABC on Thursday, Mvoko argues that the public broadcaster has ...

South Africa's public broadcaster operates climate of fear to push pro-government agenda says sacked journalist - International Business Times UK

South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the country's public service broadcaster, is facing accusations of pro-government bias after it fired eight journalists who criticised the organisation's decision to avoid covering protests. SABC drew ...

Fired SABC journalists vow to fight on - eNCA

Johannesburg, 21 July 2016 - The SABC labour matter has been postponed. The broadcaster says it hasn't had an opportunity to file opposing papers to Solidarity's amended application. Video: eNCA. Solidarity Secretary Dirk Hermann speaks to reporters at ...

SABC's problems go way beyond its policy on protests - axed journalist - News24

Johannesburg - Problems at the SABC extend beyond the policy not to broadcast footage of violent protests, one of the broadcaster's axed journalists said on Thursday. "The protest policy is only a sliver of the slew of policies and draconian anti ...

SABC labour battle postponed - Independent Online

Johannesburg - The three journalists fired by the SABC were at the Labour Court on Thursday morning to listen to their battle with their employer which was taken to court by Solidarity on their behalf. But within minutes the court proceedings was ...

SABC's legal quacks show middle finger to law - SA PROMO Magazine

What a disregard for the law! Lawyers for the South African Broadcorping Castration (SABC) today arrived unprepared for the hearing on the dismissal of SABC journalists in the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

SABC decision to comply with Icasa order 'a victory for press freedom' - News24

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has formally said that it will comply with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (Icasa) order to repeal its decision to ban the broadcast of images of violent protests. “Today is a ...

SABC8 dismissal case postponed in Labour Court - Jacaranda FM

Labour Court proceedings regarding the dismissal of four SABC journalists have been postponed until Friday. Solidarity SABC 8 Labour Court_jacanews Photo: Slindelo Masikane, JacarandaFM News. Represented by trade union Solidarity, the axed ...

SABC journalists' court case postponed - eNCA

Johannesburg, 21 July 2016 – The trade union representing four suspended SABC journalists has commended their courage to stand up against the public broadcaster. Photo: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG – An urgent application to have the dismissal of four ...

WATCH: Journalists, SABC face off in Labour Court - eNCA

File: The SABC lost against the Helen Suzman Foundation on Wednesday. Today, they're in the Labour Court where Solidarity is seeking an interdict. Video: eNCA. Play video content. Johannesburg, 21 July 2016 - The SABC will be back in court this morning ...

SABC Labour Court case postponed to Friday - News24

Johannesburg - The case of four axed SABC journalists was postponed in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Thursday to allow the broadcaster time to file court papers. Judge Robert Lagrange postponed the matter to 12:30 on Friday. "The respondents ...

#SABC asks for postponement of Labour Court case against fired journos - htxt.africa

As predicted by trade union Solidarity, the SABC has asked for a postponement of the Labour Court application brought forward against the suspensions and dismissals of four of the eight fired journalists. The public broadcaster's legal representatives, ...

Democracy will win, Motsoeneng will lose - Solidarity - News24

Solidarity chief executive Dirk Hermann said they expected the SABC to ask for the matter to be postponed because it had not filed any court papers yet. "This shows that there is intent to frustrate the process," he said. He said the four journalists ...

#SABC journalists head to Labour Court: Constitutional democracy will win, Hlaudi will lose - htxt.africa

Solidarity says its application to the Labour Court isn't only about the disciplinary action against the journalists, but also a challenge of South African constitutional democracy. The trade union, which is representing four of the fired SABC 8 ...

'I'm an intellectual lecher' - Citizen

A video of Hlaudi talking about how he was 'born as an intellectual' is proving popular on social media amid all the censorship drama at the SABC. Amid all the drama of censorship and journalists being fired at the SABC, a video from 2015 of Hlaudi ...