Musicians with R50 000 cheque
From left to right: The people’s poet Mzwakhe Mbuli, Gospel singer Rebecca Malope, SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Holding the cheque is legendary musicians Don Laka and Adv Steve Kekana, SABC Acting CEO James Aguma and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

The public broadcaster is reportedly giving R50 000 to more than 150 music legends for their contribution in the music industry.

Self proclaimed King of Kwaito Arthur Mafokate posted a picture on his Facebook page posing with a R50 000 cheque to pay a ❝Music Legend ❞


During a LIVE broadcast during Morning Live, the SABC COO Hlaudi Motshoeneng said the publi broadcaster is fanancially stable and can afford to pay artists and service providets.

About two weeks ago the Sunday Times reported that the SABC was cash-strapped and seeking a R1.5bn bail-out.

This video clip of musicians showing  appreciation to the SABC is taken from the SABC Digital News’ YouTube channel.