Following the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) order yesterday that the SABC withdraw its decision not to broadcast footage of destructive protests, the SABC has indicated that it will challenge the ruling in court.
Speaking on the John Robbie Show, SABC Spokesperson Kaiser Kganyago emphasised that Icasa, as a Chapter 9 Institution, cannot make orders that are legally binding and so the public broadcaster will be taking this challenge to court.
"Chapter nine institutions refer to a group of organisations established in terms of Chapter 9 of the South African Constitution to guard democracy" - Wikipedia
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John also spoke to Rubben Mohlaloga, Acting Chairperson of Icasa about the issues taken into account before arriving at their decision.