ANC Pushes 8 Candidates For SABC Board Despite Objections

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- iafrica.com | 5 months ago

Picture: Christa Eybers/EWNCAPE TOWN – The African National Congress (ANC) has managed to push through eight candidates to serve on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board, despite objections from opposition parties.

Members of the communications committee have on Thursday failed to agree on who should serve on the board. The committee concluded interviews of 24 candidates to fill eight vacancies on the board last week.

The ANC has presented its eight candidates, which include journalist Mary Papayya, Advocate Benjamin Lekalakala and anti-apartheid activist and academic Saths Cooper.

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