Zuma’s communications ministry sparks concerns for SABC

A cabinet reshuffle announced by South Africa’s re-elected President threatens the independence of the nation’s Public Service Broadcaster, media observers fear

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South Africa’s public broadcaster appoints new CEO

It’s all change at the SABC, with a new acting Chief Executive Officer and acting Chief Financial Officer announced after a series of crises in senior management

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BBC Worldwide announces new regional head for Africa

The broadcaster’s commercial arm has created a new role as part of a wider reorganisation along geographical lines, to broaden reach in key markets such as Africa

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The world mourns Nelson Mandela

South Africa’s first black president and hero of the anti-apartheid struggle has died, sparking a outpouring of grief and tributes for a man who embodied freedom and reconciliation

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CBA board member to give keynote at AfricaCast conference

SABC’s Lulama Mokhobo will discuss the opportunities of ‘triple play’ at a broadcast technology show in South Africa

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Botswana switches on digital terrestrial TV signal

The southern African country becomes the first on the continent to adopt a Japanese DTT standard

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Jamaican filmmaker learns from South African drama production

Kiesha-Ann Smith is one of four CBA Travel Attachment Bursars for 2013. Find out what she learned from her trip

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Tributes for South African TV and radio presenter who ‘belonged to the nation’

Hundreds attended the memorial service for the late SABC presenter, Vuyo Mbuli, in Johannesburg yesterday. He died from an embolism in his lung, collapsing while he watched a rugby match last weekend, aged 46.

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Bound for Kenya, Canada, South Africa and Rwanda

Presenting the four broadcasters who received this year’s CBA travel bursaries…

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South Africa’s bumpy road to digital transition

In the face of a continuing wrangle over control of set-top boxes, will the country’s digital switchover make the deadline?

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