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This is a horror show ... help us, begs SABC chief


This is a horror show ... help us, begs SABC chief

The broadcaster is trying to turn itself around, but the government does little about it, says Bongumusa Makhathini


The SABC’s turnaround strategy is being stifled by a lack of support from the government, the state capture inquiry heard on Monday.

The public broadcaster is still awaiting feedback on a funding application it made to the government in November 2017. Since then, the SABC has tried to retrench some of its staff – a bid to cut down spending on salaries, which amounts to 45% of its total expenditure – but was blocked by the government.

It has created an untenable situation...

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