National Assembly approves list of SABC board members, DA wants amendment

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- politicalanalysis.co.za | 4 months ago

The communications committee chairperson, Hlengiwe Mkhize, said that the committee prioritised representation and equality.

“The committee also emphasised the representation of the demographics of the country by ensuring that the board is capacitated by five women and three men,” she said. This recommendation comes after four board members resigned in late 2018 and left vacancies that needed to be filled urgently.

Although the recommended list has been approved through the African National Congress (ANC) using majority vote to approve said recommendation, opposition parties have spoken out against the list.

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