Zuma appoints new SABC board

CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma has finally appointed members to the SABC board three weeks after the deadline.

Bongumusa Makhatini has been appointed chairperson and Febe Potgieter-Gqubule his deputy.

Zuma released a statement on Tuesday morning.

He had been accused of stalling the process a claim his office denied, saying that he wanted a proper vetting process.

During the SABC board interviews in Parliament in August, Makhathini said he was committed to adding value to the SABC.

The SABC board:

Febe Potgieter-Gqubule Krish Naidoo Khanyisile Kweyama John Matisonn Mathatha Tsedu Rachel Kalidass Michael Markovitz Bongumusa Makhathini Victor Rambau Dinkwanyane Mohuba and Jack Phalane


This article first appeared on EWN : Zuma appoints new SABC board


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