Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed her strong opposition to possible retrenchments at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as reported in the media and confirmed by the Board.
Cabinet has called on South Africans and business to have faith and rally behind President Cyril Ramaphosa’s soon-to-be announced economic-stimulus package.
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says there needs to be a review of the cost of services provided by signal distributor Sentech to the SABC.
International and national policy experts and role players on public broadcasting are meeting in Midrand, north of Johannesburg on Thursday and Friday to review the South African Public Broadcasting Policy.
Chairperson of the SABC Board Bongumusa Makhathini says the credit extension granted on Tuesday may not be enough to get the Public Broadcaster out of the woods.