Demand for inquiry into SABC board chairperson and CEO to be opened to the public

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
The two civil society organisations have written to the SABC to request that Makhathini and Mxakwe be subjected to a hearing which will be open to members of the media. Photo: Misheck Makora
The two civil society organisations have written to the SABC to request that Makhathini and Mxakwe be subjected to a hearing which will be open to members of the media. Photo: Misheck Makora

NEWS

The two civil society organisations have written to the SABC to request that Makhathini and Mxakwe be subjected to a hearing which will be open to members of the media.

In a letter written to the SABC on January 17, through their lawyers Webber Wentzel, Sanef and CFP said they are making the request because the allegations in the grievance letter concerning Mxakwe and Makhathini were matters of significant public interest which trigger the constitutional principle of open justice and the right to freedom of expression.

Support independent journalism
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in

E-Editions

Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
A new report by the Electoral Integrity Project, which looks at the quality of electoral integrity worldwide, has identified South Africa as having the second-highest level of integrity in its elections in Africa. Do you agree with the report?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
No
44% - 55 votes
Yes
28% - 35 votes
We should be first
29% - 36 votes
Vote