Press Statements

ARE WE CREATING A FUTURE GENERATION OF NARCISSISTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS?

1 June, 2020

1 June 2020, Centurion. A permanent selfie pout, scattered attention span and overdeveloped
thumbs. Will this be the defining features of our generation? For decades the nature versus
nurture debate has raged, but the overwhelming evidence in this digital age…read more

KEEPING KIDS SAFELY ENTERTAINED DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE

 19 March, 2020

19 March 2020, Centurion.   Physical distancing has become an overnight buzz word all around the globe, as countries take action to curb the spread of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In South Africa, fast and decisive action was taken to close schools until after the Easter weekend….read more

 

MORE ONLINE STREAMING COMPANIES ALIGNING TO SOUTH AFRICAN CONTENT REGULATION

21 February, 2020

21 February 2020, Centurion.The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is delighted to welcome Netflix International onboard licensed online content distributing platforms, following the recent signing of a distribution agreement between both parties.

Netflix joins the likes of Showmax…read more

 

WORLD WIDE WEB – PROTAGONIST OR ANTAGONIST: ARE YOUR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE?

Feb 11, 2020

06 February 2010, Centurion.  When a Pretoria teenager killed herself last year because of the online bullying she was experiencing, it brought to bear the daily suffering young children endure online. While our children stand to gain immensely and the internet has opened up to them a whole new world we could never imagine, as parents and caregivers, we should sit up and ponder whether unsupervised…read more…

FPB DRIVEN BY CONSTITUTIONAL VALUES

The Film and Publication Board is disappointed at a perception given to the public that it is a discriminatory organization.  We have noted with disappointment the article published in your newspaper on Sunday, 27 August titled ‘I was sacked cos I’m gay’.  A number of... read more

DoC Kalushi Invite

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Tandi Mahambehlala, will host a movie day and a dialogue in East London on Friday, 28 July 2017as part of promoting local content and educating the youth about the martyrs like Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu who sacrificed their... read more

FPB to destruct confisticated illegal DVD's in Midrand

30 March 2017, Centurion. The Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the South African Revenue Services (SARS) customs division, South African Police Services and the Ekurhuleni Metro Police will on Friday, 31 March destruct over 72 000 DVD’s and... read more

FPB to destruct confisticated illegal DVD’s in Midrand

30 March 2017, Centurion. The Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the South African Revenue Services (SARS) customs division, South African Police Services and the Ekurhuleni Metro Police will on Friday, 31 March destruct over 72 000 DVD’s and... read more

Bisho Sentencing

FPB WELCOMES THE SENTINCING OF ANDILE MANGELE TO THREE LIFE TERMS IN PRISON FOR THE RAPE OF YOUNG GIRLS AND EXPOSING THEM TO PORNOGRAPHY  The Bisho High Court sentenced Andile Mangele to three life terms in prison for raping three young girls between the ages of 7 and... read more

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