SABC inquiry postponed to allow remaining board members to prepare - Maxegwana

Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Communications chairperson, Humphrey Maxegwana, says the inquiry into the fitness of SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) has been postponed due to legalities that need to followed.

Maxegwana says all legal processes will be finalised by next Friday October 28.

He says the postponements were to allow the SABC remaining board members to prepare for the inquiry and seek legal advice.

However, Maxegwana raised concerns about the current state of SABC board.

Up to now there is no board and we don't know if there is any decision that has been taken which will be a problem. Sitting here I won't say what will be happening with whatever decision that needs a board, because there is no board.

Humphrey Maxegwana, Parliament Portfolio Committee on Communications chairperson

Maxegwana says the Committee has 26 witnesses at the moment but not all of them will be called to Parliament.

Listen to the audio below for more information on the legal process that needs to be followed by the Committee...

It is very clear that Parliament is treading carefully here. it doesn't want to get involved in another long process.

Gaye Davis, EWN reporter

Listen to the Gaye Davis below to hear more about the events which led to the inquiry...

Read More
SABC acting CEO Jimi Matthews resigns

SABC acting CEO Jimi Matthews resigns

Jimi Matthews says the corrosive atmosphere at the SABC has impacted negatively on his moral judgement.

Icasa decision only recommendation and not ruling - SABC

Icasa decision only recommendation and not ruling - SABC

The SABC has asked Icasa for the minutes of its meeting where it decided to make the recommendation an order.

Is there a better script for Parliament?

Is there a better script for Parliament?

How do you hold the executive to account for Nkandla without letting Parliament become a soapie?

DA calls for full-scale inquiry into 'institutional rot at SABC'

DA calls for full-scale inquiry into 'institutional rot at SABC'

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications is preparing to put the spotlight on the SABC.

Parliamentary Committee on Communications agrees to full scale SABC inquiry

Parliamentary Committee on Communications agrees to full scale SABC inquiry

The DA has called for inquiry into "full-scale rot at the SABC as necessary and urgent, and Portfolio Committee agrees.

Popular articles
Home Affairs to follow up on special dispensation permit for Zimbabweans in SA

Home Affairs to follow up on special dispensation permit for Zimbabweans in SA

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department will respond to all Zimbabweans under special dispensation.

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.

Getting to know MP, Dr Makhosi Khoza

Getting to know MP, Dr Makhosi Khoza

Dr Khoza is admired by South Africans for her role in the SABC inquiry as a ANC member of parliament.

10 sexting tips on how to keep things spicy (and safe)

10 sexting tips on how to keep things spicy (and safe)

Interested in sexting but worried about the risks? Dr Eve has created a guideline to help you 'sext' in a fun and responsible way.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?