Portfolio Committee on Communications shortlists candidates for SABC Board
The Portfolio Committee on Communications has allocated three weeks to complete the process of filling vacancies at the board of the SABC.
Lawyers for Non Profit Organisation Media Monitoring Africa and Support Public Broadcasting Coalition – SOS have given the National Assembly and the Presidency until 5PM Friday afternoon to give a timetable on when the SABC Board selection and appointment process will be completed.
The National Assembly’s Programme Committee wants the filling of eight vacancies in the SABC Board to be expedited.
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications says that it hopes to finalise the shortlisting process for new SABC Board members before the end of March.