CAPE TOWN – President Jacob Zuma has appointed SABC board members recommended by parliament‚ his office announced on Tuesday.
The announcement follows looming court action after Zuma missed a deadline to approve the new board. He was accused of deliberately delaying the decision for political reasons.
Bongumusa Makhathini is chairperson‚ with Febe Potgieter-Gqubule as his deputy‚ the presidency said.
Other board members are:
– Krish Naidoo
– Khanyisile Kweyama
– John Matisonn
– Mathatha Tsedu
– Rachel Kalidass
– Michael Markovitz
– Victor Rambau
– Dinkwanyane Mohuba
– Jack Phalane
Media Monitoring Africa had planned to file an urgent court interdict on Tuesday to compel the president to appoint the SABC board.
PHOTO: President Zuma has appointed SABC board members. File photo.