SABC bosses acted in bad faith on job cut plans


SABC bosses acted in bad faith on job cut plans

Deputy minister says communications ministry only heard of retrenchments when the rest of SA did as well

Political correspondent

Deputy minister of communications Pinky Kekana has accused SABC bosses of engaging the government in bad faith in relation to the mooted retrenchments at the public broadcaster.

Kekana told a meeting of the national assembly’s portfolio committee on communications that her ministry found out with the rest of SA that the SABC was going ahead with the retrenchment of about 400 employees.

“From the shareholder’s side, the processes that are unfolding currently, we are also just picking [up on] them with ordinary members of SA,” she said...

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