Ramaphosa appoints new SABC board members

Names of the newly appointed SABC Board members have been announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa

Dr. Renee Horne;
Adv Tseliso Thipanyane;
Mr Khathutshelo Ramukumba;
Ms. Nomvuyiso Batyi;
Ms Phathiswa Magopeni;
Ms. Aifheli Makhwanya;
Ms Magdalene Moonsamy;
Ms. Rearabetsoe Motaung;
Mr. David Maimela;
Mr. Dinkwanyane Mohuba;
Mr. Mpho Tsedu; and
Ms. Palesa Kadi.

According to a statement, the newly appointed members will serve on the board for the next five years.

“In terms of section 13(1) of the Broadcasting Act, 1999 (Act No.4 of 1999) as amended, appointed the following persons as non-executive members of the Board of SABC for five years effective from the date of the publication of notice in the government gazette,” reads the statement.

Khathutshelo Ramukumba has been named Chairperson, with Nomvuyiso Batyi serving as the Deputy Chairperson of the board.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the SABC is an important institution of constitutional democracy “I trust the newly appointed board members will work hard at ensuring that South Africa continues to benefit from a stable, independent, and effective national public broadcaster. ”



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