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MPs say SAA must hold annual meeting and replace Myeni

PARLIAMENT, October 5 – Parliament’s standing committee on finance on Tuesday called for South African Airways to hold an annual general meeting next month and to find a replacement for controversial chairwoman Dudu Myeni. “The SAA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) should be held on 3 November as proposed by Treasury, and the current board chairperson’s term should […]

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MPs recommend 12 names for SABC board

PARLIAMENT, September 5 – After a laborious morning in Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications, MPs on Tuesday named the 12 people they would recommend to serve on the SABC board.   Parties agreed on eight names – Khanyisile Kweyama, Mathatha Tsedu, Michael Markovitz, Nomvuyiso Batyi, Rachel Kalidass, Victor Rambau, John Matisonn, and Jack Phalane.   Choosing the […]

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‘Chronic instability’, political interference responsible for SABC woes – interim board member

PARLIAMENT, August 31 – Tackling “chronic instability” and stamping out political interference at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would help right the public broadcaster ship, MPs were told on Wednesday. Former political reporter John Matisonn, a current member of the interim board which was appointed after the previous permanent board was dissolved, was being interviewed […]