BCCSA to hold a tribunal into SABC, DA matter

16 August 2018, 7:32 PM
The DA says the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has agreed to hold a tribunal into the SABC's airing of a video of President Cyril Ramaphosa's land expropriation announcement more than two weeks ago.
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