SABC board hopefuls take the hot seat

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- fin24.com | 6 months ago

Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications will start the process of filling eight vacancies on the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s board on Tuesday, when the committee interviews 12 of its 24 shortlisted candidates.

Four board members – Mathatha Tsedu, Krish Naidoo, John Mattison and Khanyisile Kweyama – resigned from the board in December last year. Subscribe to Fin24’s newsletter here The resignations came after a brief and rocky stint at the public service broadcaster for the four former board members, where they told MPs that the SABC did not know how it would pay salaries beyond April.

The committee drafted a shortlist of 24 candidates last week, from an initial pool of over 300.

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