Hoax statement falsely claims South African broadcaster to charge motorists ‘radio licence’ fee

Published on 19/05/2023 at 15:46

As the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) financial woes worsen, a statement has emerged on social media claiming that the public broadcaster plans to introduce a licence fee for motorists with radios installed in their vehicles. But this is false: the corporation has distanced itself from the statement, calling it “fake”.