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The SABC board might need government assistance to deal with retrenchment at the public broadcaster, SABC news reported on Tuesday. Board chairman Ben Ngubane told parliament’s portfolio committee on communication that head count was high. “We need

SABC CEO Solly Mokoetle is taking huge financial strain, saying he has run up legal bills of more than R500 000 in the six weeks since his suspension by the broadcaster’s board. Breaking his silence in an exclusive interview — he said the board had gagged him

The SABC board has moved to suspend CEO Solly Mokoetle, it emerged on Tuesday. The news was revealed soon after the Western Cape high court overruled attempts by parliament to hold a briefing on the latest trouble at the public broadcaster behind closed doors. “They have served him with a legal letter with the intention to suspend him and he has been given an ‘x’ number of days — exactly how many days I don’t know — to respond to the letter to explain why he should not be suspended,” said Ismail Vadi, chairman of parliament’s portfolio committee on communications.