Ellen Tshabalala resigns as SABC chairperson

By Drum Digital
17 December 2014

SABC chairperson and board member Ellen Tshablala has resigned

, the presidency announced on Wednesday.

In a statement o behalf of the president Mac Haraj said: "President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation of Ms Ellen Tshabalala as a board member and chairperson of the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, with immediate effect.

The President thanks Ms Tshabalala for her contribution to the public broadcaster and wishes her all the best in her future endeavours."

According to Section 13(6) of the Broadcasting Act, 1999, the deputy chairperson of the SABC board automatically acts as chairperson until the President designates another chairperson.  The deputy chairperson is Professor Mbulaheni Obert Maguvhe.

Source: Sapa

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