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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Editorial: SA’s sad tale wagged by ANC dogma

To all intents and purposes, the ANC is the government. It is South Africa. The policies made at Luthuli House decide where we go. The corollary of this is that anything bad in the ANC quickly poisons our state and its institutions.

Political interference mounts over SABC retrenchments

The SABC says it needs to cut R700-million to survive. But senior politicians have allegedly interfered to stop retrenchments from proceeding

Interference in SABC retrenchments was ‘improper’ — board chair

SABC board chair Bongumusa Makhathini compared the frustrating of the SABC’s turnaround strategy to efforts to undermine its independence

No evidence of ANC interference at SABC, inquiry says

But the commission of inquiry finds ‘the spectre of the ANC hovered over the newsroom’

We need R3bn to avoid collapse, SABC tells Scopa

Board chair Bongumusa Makhathini told Scopa the state broadcaster needs a R3-billion government guarantee to avoid looming collapse in March

SABC board member resigns

The presidency hopes Parliament will speedily fill all vacancies on the SABC board

SABC has a new Group CEO and CFO

The broadcaster's chair has said the appointments were in line with the board's commitment to ensure stability within the organisation

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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