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Latest on community radio licensing in Western Cape

  • 14 March 2002

ICASA will resume its four year licensing programme with hearings in area 46A of the Western Cape in early April.



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Broadcasters participate in parliament’s MDDA hearings

  • 14 March 2002

NAB chairperson Dr Ihron Rensburg represented the NAB in parliament’s recent hearings on the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Bill. Welcoming government’s initiative, Rensburg stated that the NAB supported government’s intention…

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Radio industry brings international speaker to address media forum

  • 20 February 2002

Andrew Ingram from the Radio Advertising Bureau UK will be one of the speakers to address the RAB South Africa’s media forum on Tuesday March 5. The event takes place simultaneously in Johannesburg and Cape Town.



Ingram was a founder member…

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Minister announces broadcasting priorities for 2002

  • 20 February 2002

Communications Minister Dr Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri has announced her portfolio’s key issues for implementation in the 2002 / 2003 financial year. The main broadcasting issues include a Draft Convergence Bill to cater for the convergence of…

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Mandla Langa to speak at NAB Annual General Meeting

  • 20 February 2002

Mandla Langa, chairperson of ICASA, is to deliver the key-note address at the NAB’s annual general meeting on 27 February. Langa will address the industry on the regulator’s current assessment of the broadcasting industry and its plans for…

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Implications of ICASA’s new local content rules

  • 20 February 2002

There are likely to be mixed implications for broadcasters of ICASA’s new local content rules which will come into effect in August 2003.  On balance the new rules appear to be reasonable – they do not, for instance, enforce a majority of…

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Implications of ICASA`s new local content rules

  • 19 February 2002

There are likely to be mixed implications for broadcasters of ICASA`s new local content rules which will come into effect in August 2003.  On balance the new rules appear to be reasonable ? they do not, for instance, enforce a majority of…

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Implications of ICASA's new local content rules

  • 19 February 2002

There are likely to be mixed implications for broadcasters of ICASA’s new local content rules which will come into effect in August 2003.  On balance the new rules appear to be reasonable ? they do not, for instance, enforce a majority of…

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Portfolio committee approves needletime legislation

  • 23 January 2002

Parliament’s portfolio committee on trade and industry has approved the copyright amendment bill and will shortly approve the performers protection amendment bill. These bills seek to introduce needletime. The bills provide a framework for…

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ICASA appoints consultants on ownership inquiry

  • 23 January 2002

In line with its plans announced last year, ICASA has appointed the team of consultants who will be assisting the Authority in its review of ownership rules in the broadcasting…

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