Category «Television»

FROM THE BRINK OF DEATH

Special Assignment

FROM THE BRINK OF DEATH A HEALTH-E NEWS SERVICE PRODUCTION Thousands of South Africans are diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses every year. Most of them will experience severe pain and won’t have access to cheap and effective pain medication. For those who die, many will do so without the basic human right of dying with dignity …

HOMES OF HORRORS

Special Assignment

“It’s as if over the past six months there’s been an acceleration of child abuse, child neglect and child rape cases.” These are the sentiments of People’s Search and Rescue Unit investigator, Elmarie Potgieter, who is involved in many of these cases. And her views are shared by thousands of South Africans. In the same …

The Frontline of Fear

They lived vastly different lives: he, the internationally celebrated artist, she the marginalised sex worker. He consorted with the cultural elite, she with pimps and drug dealers. He basked in the limelight; she skulked in the shadows. Normally, they would never have met. Yet through an act of unspeakable violence their contrasting worlds have collided. …

DON’T BANK ON IT

Special Assignment

This week’s episode of Special Assignment takes a further look into the R699 scandal, following a barrage of calls from many disgruntled customers, who provided further details about their bad experiences with car dealer and agent – Satinsky 128. We focus our attention on the role that Nedbank’s MFC, ABSA Bank and Standard Bank played …

Wheels of Injustice – Part 1

Wheels of Injustice

We’ve all seen the cars driving on our roads which advertise that it’s possible to buy a new car for just R699 rand a month and other low amounts. This deal sounds too good to be true. That’s because it is. The deal run by Satinsky 128 and Blue Lakes Trading and Promotions has crumbled. …

Die behandeling van Afrikaans op TV laat die vraag oor die betaling van TV-lisensies weer opklink

Wheels of Injustice

“Dit is ’n ernstige vraag waarom Afrikaanse TV-kykers wat nie meer die Afrikaanse televisie aandnuus kan sien nie, steeds TV-lisensies ten duurste moet betaal,” het dr. Pieter Mulder, VF Plus-leier in die Parlement aan die minister van Kommunikasie gevra. Dr. Mulder het aan die Kommunikasie-debat deelgeneem. Die skuif van die Afrikaanse televisie aandnuus en Afrikaanse …

SAUK tree ongrondwetlik op in sy afskaling van Afrikaans op TV

Die skuif van die Afrikaanse televisie aandnuus van TV2 na TV3 op die SAUK is ‘n verbreking van sekere ondernemings wat deur die SAUK-topbestuur oor Afrikaans gegee is. Dit bevestig verder die geleidelike vertrapping  van Afrikaans en verontagsaam grondwetlike waarborge oor taal in Suid-Afrika deur die korporasie, sê dr. Pieter Mulder, VF Plus-leier en woordvoerder …

SAUK minag Afrikaanse TV-kykers

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SAUK minag Afrikaanse TV-kykers Die VF Plus gaan vrae in die parlement en in die portefeuljekomitee vra oor die swak programbeplanning by die SAUK wat tot die verwarrende rondskuif van programme en die opskorting van die Afrikaanse nuus gelei het. Dit sal ook vrae behels oor die advertensieskade wat die korporasie gelei het deur hierdie …

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true Johannesburg, 26 June 2014-The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to express its misgivings on the article published today on TV with Thinus, an online publication, which claims to do news and analysis on South African Television. The Cape Town based self-proclaimed TV critic, Mr. Thinus …