South African Presidency Delaying Broadcasting Board Appointment?
Reports alleging that President Jacob Zuma and Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo are deliberately delaying the appointment of the South African Broadcasting Corporation board have been denied by the Presidency. This comes after the interim board was rendered defunct due to the expiration of its term.
South Africa: Presidency On Appointment of SABC Board Members
Govt of SA, 8 October 2017
The Presidency is concerned about the rumours and gossip that continue to flourish with regards to the SABC Board appointments. Read more »
South Africa: Presidency Denies SABC Delay Tactics Report
News24Wire, 8 October 2017
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday denied reports that he is deliberately delaying the appointment of an SABC board. Read more »
The South African Broadcasting Corporation headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa (file photo).
South Africa: SABC Board Qualification Verification Process Underway
SAnews.gov.za, 4 October 2017
Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has noted a misleading report by News24 regarding the appointment of the SABC Board. Read more »
News24Wire, 3 October 2017
The impasse on the appointment of the SABC board should be resolved in two days, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo told Parliament on Tuesday morning. Read more »
The Democratic Alliance has called on President Jacob Zuma to appoint the South African Broadcasting Corporation's board following the expiration of the interim board's term. Read more »