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SABC board interview set to start Wednesday morning

PARLIAMENT, August 30 – The interviewing of candidates to sit on the board of the cash-strapped South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) start on Wednesday morning. Thirty-six candidates were shortlisted, with one having withdrawn from the process. Chairman of Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications, who will be conducting the interviews, Humphrey Maxegwana said Yaasir Haffejee has […]

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At least 15 of 36 names shortlisted for SABC board interviews

PARLIAMENT, August 22 – MPs on Tuesday unanimously agreed on at least 15 names which will be included on the shortlist of candidates to be interviewed for the new permanent South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board. It emerged there were several common names from different political parties represented on Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications. These […]

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Scopa ‘shocked’ at sudden resignation of SABC CFO Aguma

PARLIAMENT, July 19  – Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) said it was shocked by the sudden resignation of James Aguma, the chief financial officer of the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), this before the conclusion of the disciplinary proceeding against him. In a statement, Scopa chairperson Themba Godi said it took Aguma’s resignation […]

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SABC General Manager resigns

JOHANNESBURG, July 5 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced on Wednesday that Maijang Mpherwane had resigned as General Manager of  TV Bouquet (SABC 1 2  3 and Encore). “The resignation from the public service broadcaster is with effect from the 31st of July 2017,”  SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said in a statement. According to a […]