South African Musicians Welcome the SABC’s 90% Local Music Decision

South African Rapper AKA thinks that the prioritisation of local music on the SABC's radio stations will boost album sales. Image: Youtube.

Earlier this week the SABC announced that as of the 12th of May, its radio stations, which command millions of listeners, will play 90% local music. “Following extensive and successful engagements with some music representatives, the broadcaster has taken the decision to implement 90% of local music across the 18 radio stations as from 12 May 2016,” the SABC said in a media statement. According to the statement, this decision is part of the broadcaster’s bid to ensure that local content that reflects the diversity of South African culture is prioritised. The SABC’s move has been welcomed as good news More...

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South African Musicians Welcome the SABC’s 90% Local Music ...

South African Rapper AKA thinks that the prioritisation of local music on the SABC's radio stations will boost album sales. Image: Youtube.

Earlier this week the SABC announced that as of the 12th of May, its radio stations, which command millions of listeners, will play 90% local music. “Following More...

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South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia.

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South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia.

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