SABC to staff: 'Drink less milk'

2009-06-24 00:00

CAPE TOWN – Drink less milk.

That’s what the SABC is asking its employees as part of a cost-cutting effort, according to SABC staff quoted by TVSA.

According to TVSA (, the broadcaster has reportedly been circulating e-mails asking that employees make an effort to use less milk in their tea and coffee. The e-mail also says employees will in future be charged for phone calls and Internet usage if these exceed a certain monthly limit.

Meanwhile, employees say, the “SABC management has Nescafe Gold and biscuits”.

“We’re all being told to try and save where we can,” an SABC employee told Die Burger yesterday. In internal e-mails the SABC always refers to its employees as “first citizens” in true Roman Empire style.

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