Nominations: SABC board

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Institutions and/or individuals are hereby invited to nominate a person to fill one (1) vacancy of a non-executive member to the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation Limited, which arose as a result of a resignation, for the remainder of the term of office of the current Board as stipulated in Section 13(8) of the Broadcasting Act,1999 (“Act 4 of 1999) (“Broadcasting Act”), which expires on 15 October 2022. The South African Broadcasting Corporation was established in terms of the Broadcasting Act as a government enterprise to provide radio and television broadcasting services to South Africa.

Requirements: Members of the Board, when viewed collectively, must be persons who: • are suited to serve on the Board by virtue of their qualifications, expertise and experience in the fields of broadcasting policy and technology,  broadcasting regulation,  media law,  business practice and finance,  marketing, journalism, entertainment and education, social and labour issues • are committed to fairness, freedom of expression,  the right of the public to be informed,  as well as openness and accountability on the part of those holding public office • represent a broad cross-section of the population of the Republic are committed to the objectives and principles as enunciated in the Charter of the SABC • are South African citizens permanently resident in the Republic.

Written nominations must contain the full name and address of the institution and/or individual making the nomination, the nominee’s signed acceptance of the nomination and his/her Curriculum Vitae, providing at least the following information: • Full name, ID number and gender • Contact address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address • Previous experience (quoting dates and organisations concerned) • Certified copies of academic qualifications and identity document.

Nominations must be addressed to Committee Secretary Mr Thembinkosi Ngoma at by no later than Friday,30 October 2020 at 16:00

Enquiries please contact Mr Thembinkosi Ngoma on tel 021 403 3733 or cell 083 709 8407

Closing date for nominations: Friday, 30 October 2020 at 16:00.

Please note that nominees will be subjected to qualifications check and security clearance and will not be eligible for appointment if they meet any of the criteria for disqualification in terms of section 16 of the Broadcasting Act. The nomination and interview process is a public process. Late nominations will not be considered.

Issued by Mr BM Maneli, MP: Chairperson, PC on Communications.