ANC warns SABC not to cut jobs because it will embarrass the party, cost it votes during elections

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ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte. Picture: Denzil Maregele
ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte. Picture: Denzil Maregele


The party wants the public broadcaster to stop its retrenchment process, but if it cannot significantly cut costs somewhere else, it will not be able to pay salaries

The ANC this week allegedly warned the SABC that its decision to lay off employees would embarrass the governing party and could cost it votes during local elections next year.

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