Cosatu says it hopes to see a strong person deployed to replace Hope Papo as the Chairperson of Parliament’s Communications Committee.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Communications Committee in Parliament has welcomed and supported newly elected committee chairperson Hope Papo.
The chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications Hope Papo says the committee will continue to support the SABC because of its public mandate.
Acting Gauteng Premier, Hope Papo says South Africans should learn and follow the steps of former Ambassador and former SABC Board Chairperson, Edddie Funde and continue to fight for the rights of the ordinary citizens.
National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise says the only way for MPs to expose ministers for their performance or non-performance is to bring it to the attention of the President and his Deputy during oral reply sessions.
The National Assembly’s Chairperson of Committee Chairs Cedick Frolick says a new Communications Committee Chairperson is expected to be elected towards the end of this month.
Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will be required to regularly brief the Communications Committee in Parliament about the progress of discussions to address the financial crisis at the SABC.
DA Member of Parliament Phumzile Van Damme says the majority of South Africans who depend on the SABC for information will be among the hardest hit if the Public Broadcaster hits Day-Zero and can no longer pay its staff.
Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is expected to brief the oversight committee on Wednesday on the progress of the government guarantee for the cash-strapped SABC.
South Africans on social media reacted with shock to the news that former Gauteng health MEC, Qedani Mahlangu was elected to the party’s provincial leadership structures on Monday. Mahlangu was elected as part of the party’s executive committee in Gauteng. This came as a shock to many because Mahlangu could possibly be facing criminal charges […]