SABC radio station ‘censored’ VBS talk

A group of listeners are up in arms against public broadcaster SABC’s Phalaphala FM radio station in Limpopo, accusing it of having censored news and on-air discussions about the R2.3-billion VBS Mutual Bank scandal, which has seen 17 people arrested to date.

At the centre of the controversy is Venda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana, who was implicated in a 2018 report commissioned by the South African Reserve Bank into the looting of funds from the now-defunct bank. 

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