While Parliament's Portfolio Committee expressed its confidence in the caliber of candidates interviewed to fill eight vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Thandi Smith, Head of Policy Programme at Media Monitoring Africa, and Duduetsang Makuse, national coordinator of the SOS Coalition, slammed the interview process, calling it "inadequate" and "insane".
Interview Process for New SABC Board 'Insane, Weak and Inadequate'
Daily Maverick, 12 March 2019
We are in the final stages of trying to get a quorate board for the SABC in the run-up to the elections. We (Media Monitoring Africa and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition)… Read more »
SABC headquarters in Johannesburg (file photo).
Parliament On Candidates Interviewed to Fill SABC Board Vacancies
Govt of SA, 8 March 2019
The Portfolio Committee on Communications has expressed confidence in the calibre of the 24 candidates who were interviewed to fill eight vacancies at the board of the South… Read more »
Parliament Satisfied With SABC Board Interviews
SAnews.gov.za, 8 March 2019
Parliament's Portfolio Committee has expressed confidence in the caliber of candidates interviewed to fill eight vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting… Read more »
At least two board members have resigned from the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation after Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said: "We realised that the ... Read more »
The Communications Workers Union has warned the SABC that they will "shut down" the corporation if it does not address their concerns, including doing away with retrenchments. The ... Read more »
A grievance letter written by workers at the South African Broadcasting Corporation has listed several demands which includes a revolt against retrenchments, the removal of the ... Read more »
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.