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The advert shows the DA's Gauteng premier candidate and spokesperson, Mmusi Maimane, standing in front of a mirror talking about the current state of the country.
DA ad back on air Thursday

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:56

The DA has won the first round in its case against the SABC over the public broadcaster's controversial decision to pull the party's radio and television advertisements.

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SABC mantains stance on DA advert ban

Wednesday 16 April 2014 05:39

The SABC maintains it acted responsibly by taking a Democratic Alliance (DA) election campaign advertisement off the air.

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Public hearing over DA ad to be heard on Tuesday evening

Tuesday 15 April 2014 15:44

Communications watchdog Icasa says the public hearing on the DA's advertisement complaint case against the SABC, will now be heard on Tuesday evening.

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Icasa to rule on DA ad on Tuesday

Monday 14 April 2014 18:21

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is expected to rule on Tuesday, on a complaint submitted by the DA against the SABC's decision to remove the party's election advertisement.

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The SABC claims the TV ad may incite violence and has invited the DA to submit new advertisements.
ICASA expected to rule on SABC and DA TV ad

Monday 14 April 2014 06:11

ICASA is on Monday expected to rule on an application by the DA to have an SABC decision to remove party election advertisements overturned.

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Last year, the SABC won almost half of the MTN radio Awards.
SABC scoops 27 Awards at the MTN 2014 radio awards

Sunday 13 April 2014 12:02

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has received 27 awards for the production of excellent radio at the 5th annual MTN 2014 Radio awards.

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DA leader Hellen Zille says that they are taking the withdrawal of the advert issue to Icasa.
SABC bosses pulled out advert to protect their positions: Zille

Saturday 12 April 2014 16:25

SABC bosses were protecting their positions when they decided not to broadcast an advertisement by the DA, party leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.

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Last year the public broadcaster won almost half of the MTN radio Awards.
119 nominations for SABC at MTN 2014 radio awards

Saturday 12 April 2014 14:52

The SABC has received 119 nominations for Saturday's MTN 2014 radio awards banquet to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre.

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DA has accused the SABC of censoring the party and of protecting President Jacob Zuma from public accountability.
Zille, Maimane to lead “Ayisafani” march

Saturday 12 April 2014 12:06

DA leader Helen Zille and the party's Gauteng Premier Candidate, Mmusi Maimane, will today lead the "Ayisafani" march and rally in Zola, Soweto.

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The SABC has taken the ad off air, saying it may incite violence.
DA refuses to amend election ad

Saturday 12 April 2014 08:02

The DA refused to amend one of its "Ayisafani" election advertisements and says it will lodge a complaint with Icasa if the SABC does not broadcast it.

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SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago says SABC board chair Zandile Tshabalala's message has been misinterpreted.
SABC denies journalists phones tapped by NIA

Friday 11 April 2014 18:37

SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago has denied reports that the phones of journalists working for the public broadcaster are being tapped by the National Intelligence Agency.

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Malema, SABC smoke peace pipe

Monday 7 April 2014 17:33

Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema says he's happy that the SABC has assured them that no political party has been banned by the broadcaster.

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Anticipation builds as SABC leads SAFTA nominations

Saturday 5 April 2014 19:12

The SABC received no less than 68 nominations across the different genres for this year’s much anticipated awards

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Media pranks on April Fools' Day

Tuesday 1 April 2014 10:09

Several newspapers on Tuesday published prank stories and advertisements for April Fools' Day, mocking government and recent controversial projects.

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Jazz festival live on SABC websites

Saturday 29 March 2014 16:00

Catch some of the best live jazz on the SABC's News website and YouTube channel from 6pm Saturday 28 March.

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Mpowele Mexan Swathe appears on both the United Christian Democratic Party’s and Democratic Alliance’s candidate list.
Candidates appear on more than one party list

Friday 28 March 2014 17:03

It has come to the SABC’s attention that three politicians’ names are appearing on three different parties’ candidates list for the upcoming general elections.

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The SABC board is confident that these appointments will provide the required leadership to turn around the SABC while maintaining the public broadcasting mandate.
New SABC acting CEO and CFO appointed

Friday 21 March 2014 13:13

Tian Olivier has been appointed SABC's new acting chief executive and James Aguma has taken up the reins of acting chief financial officer, the national broadcaster said on Friday.

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Events will be held in Sharpeville to commemorate Human Rights Day
South Africa marks Human Rights Day

Friday 21 March 2014 06:31

On 21 March in 1960, 69 people were mowed down after embarking on an anti-pass law protest.

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DA and EFF signed the Electoral Code of Conduct ahead of the May 7 elections.
DA, EFF call for free, fair elections

Wednesday 19 March 2014 11:50

The Democratic Alliance (DA) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have called for the levelling of the playing field for a free, fair and credible general election.  

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Protesters demonstrate outside Madonsela’s office

Saturday 15 March 2014 16:33

More than 200 protesters - mainly youth - protested outside the offices of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in Pretoria on Saturday.

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