Tag Archives: SABC

BENNIE BUNSEE (1935 – 2015): TRIBUTE TO A SOBUKWE-BIKO WARRIOR!!!

Bunsee

When Steve Biko died, according to the poet, birds never sang, the wind never blew, and clouds never gathered. It is perhaps poetic too to say that when Bennie Bunsee passed on, on the afternoon of Saturday, 10 October 2015,

AL BASHIR ICC FIASCO IS OF ANC’S OWN MAKING!!

Omar-al-Bashir-SA2

In 2008, I was interviewed on SABC’s Motsweding FM by Mr. Goitsemodimo Seleka about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Rome Statute. In that interview I decried the selective manner in which the ICC pursued African heads of state

REFLECTIONS ON THE 2014 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS!!

I watched the parliamentary debate on 17 February after many years of not watching that circus. I watched because I wanted to listen to the responses to President Jacob Zuma’s porous state of the (ANC) nation address taking into consideration

MEMORIALISING APLA FORCES IN THE YEARS OF THE GREAT STORM!

Sabelo Phama

Victor Gqweta, or Sabelo Phama as he was popularly known, was called to head and command the Azanian Peoples Liberation Army (APLA) forces and serve in the Central Committee of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania as Secretary for

THE CHALLENGES FACING OPPOSITION PARTIES IN AFRICA!

One of the moves that can send shock waves down the spines of ANC bigwigs could be when all the opposition political parties form a single political party before next year’s elections. Should that happen, then next year’s ballot paper

THE COLONIAL MACHINATIONS OF MANDELA DAY!

The African people’s struggle for liberation started in the 1400’s when the continent was invaded by Europeans. Subsequently, millions of Africans were taken to the Americas as slaves. The African people’s struggle against white (European) domination produced leaders such as

PAYING THE PRICE OF TELLING THE INCONVENIENT TRUTH

In the early 1990's, former ANC President Nelson Mandela went to fund-raise money from the Nation of Islam leader, Louis Farrakhan. In the sixteen years that it has been in power, ANC mouthpiece, the SABC, has reported once about Farrakhan

THE SABC HAS SHIRKED ITS ROLE AS A PUBLIC BROADCASTER

If one looks at public broadcasters in other countries, one realizes that as brands they are synonymous with quality local content and enable their audiences to find local content across all platforms and content genres, creating and building the national

CENSORSHIP CONTINUES AT SABC

The question is, should the public broadcaster do what private radio stations like Radio 702 does? Radio 702 did exactly that to me several times. One time I wanted to challenge Hope Papo of the ANC who during a talk

RESIGNATION OF DEPUTY POLICE COMMISSIONER

Commissioner’s resignation not newsworthy News about the resignation of South Africa’s Deputy National Police Commissioner, Former Police Deputy Commissioner, Tim Williams. Former Police Deputy Commissioner, Tim Williams. Tim Williams, is a cause for concern. Newly appointed flamboyant Police Commissioner, Bheki