Bemawu: Board members should not be paid at the SABC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will be retrenching staff as a cost-cutting measure.

The broadcaster recorded yet another staggering loss of R622 milllion in the financial year ended March.

Speaking to Joanne Joseph, Bemawu president says the SABC has not yet indicated how many people it will be retrenching.

We believe there are other places where the SABC can cut and save money.

Hannes du Buisson, Bemawu president

For instance, on the executive level and board level.

Hannes du Buisson, Bemawu president

We believe that board members should not be paid for their services at the SABC. It should be a public service.

Hannes du Buisson, Bemawu president

Listen to the full interview below...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'People have found it easier to settle into a system without qualifications'

'People have found it easier to settle into a system without qualifications'

It was revealed that more than half the country’s municipal managers don't have the minimum competency levels to do their jobs.

Sentencing of Parktown Boys' Collan Rex postponed

Sentencing of Parktown Boys' Collan Rex postponed

Eyewitness News reporter Kgomotso Modise gives a summary of the proceedings of the sentencing of Collan Rex.

[LISTEN] SABC given borrowing limit of up to R1.2bn

[LISTEN] SABC given borrowing limit of up to R1.2bn

The public broadcaster suffered a net loss of R622 million in the financial year ending in March.

[LISTEN] New SABC and PSL deal suddenly makes commercial sense now?

[LISTEN] New SABC and PSL deal suddenly makes commercial sense now?

Breakfast show host Bongani Bingwa comments on the announcement that SABC will continue broadcasting soccer games.

SABC can't afford to air Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana matches says SAFA

SABC can't afford to air Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana matches says SAFA

According to TimesLive, negotiations between the two reached a stalemate as the SABC owes Safa over R50-million.

EFF: Political parties shouldnt get airtime just because they are in Parliament

EFF: Political parties shouldnt get airtime just because they are in Parliament

EFF national spokesperson Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi gives details on their submissions at the SABC commission on interference.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] We respect the independence of the Reserve Bank - ANC

[LISTEN] We respect the independence of the Reserve Bank - ANC

The African National Congress explains why it has retracted an earlier statement on the repo rate.

DStv Premium on a downward spiral, warns tech guru

DStv Premium on a downward spiral, warns tech guru

DStv has lost about 140 000 Premium subscribers to Netflix over the past two years, tech expert Arthur Goldstuck.

ANC Tshwane gives mayor ultimatum on non-compliant buildings

ANC Tshwane gives mayor ultimatum on non-compliant buildings

ANC in Tshwane has given the Executive mayor Solly Msimanga 48 hours to produce occupation certificates for three buildings.

Athol Trollip: We respect the court's judgment

Athol Trollip: We respect the court's judgment

Trollip says the DA respects that NMB has a new government, saying that he has learned fundamental lessons about coalitions.

Don't blame racism on illness says Eusebius

Don't blame racism on illness says Eusebius

Eusebius McKaiser says it is not unethical for the media to accurately quote the word k***ir if it was used by someone.

Tax ombud to probe Sars – yet again - after taxpayers complain

Tax ombud to probe Sars – yet again - after taxpayers complain

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Adv. Eric Mkhawane, CEO at the Office of the Tax Ombud.

[LISTEN] 'Lesufi has been attacking Afrikaans schools since 2014'

[LISTEN] 'Lesufi has been attacking Afrikaans schools since 2014'

The Freedom Front Plus says the Gauteng Education MEC has flouted school language policies and is destroying Afrikaans.