Media experts say the latest "banning" incident at the SABC has made a mockery of freedom of expression, and the public broadcaster must explain.
A complaint by the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) against the SABC over the black-listing of commentators has been withdrawn.
The public broadcaster has largely ignored recommendations by the auditor general and this has been blamed on the fact that most executives have left.
Supporters say SABC's chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is being smeared because he is rooting out corruption.
Senior managers at the SABC have been targeted for retrenchment as the public broadcaster sets about pruning its R78-million annual salary bill.
Yet another person resigns from the beleaguered SABC board.
Acting SABC chief executive Robin Nicholson's position is in jeopardy over accusations of mismanagement.
SABC CEO Solly Mokoetle is taking huge financial strain, saying he has run up legal bills of more than R500 000 in the six weeks since his suspension.
It's a re-run: rather than only reporting on South Africa, the SABC is itself once again a news story. And for all the wrong reasons.
The Communications Workers Union has expressed its support for the SABC board's decision to suspend General Chief Executive Officer Solly Mokoetle.
"People are already talking about the post-Gab Mampone era. But they're absolutely wrong. I'm still at the SABC and I'll be back."
Filmmakers fast in protest against SABC's local content cuts. Says TV director Michael Lee: the first three days of the hunger strike are the hardest.