Business Day reports that a confidential Treasury risk committee report shows that there has been a crash in the reserves.
The total is believed to have plummeted to R174 million in December 2016 compared to R1 billion in cash reserves a year before.
Media Monitoring Africa MD, William Bird, says there is a need to develop better funding models for the public broadcaster.
Bird says there should be basic principles of good governance at the SABC.
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