ATC120919: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Communications on the filling of a vacancy on the SABC Board, dated 19 September 2012:

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COMMITTEE REPORT

Report of the Portfolio Committee on Communications on the filling of a vacancy on the SABC Board, dated 19 September 2012:

The Portfolio Committee on Communications, having considered the request by the President of the Republic for the National Assembly to recommend a candidate to fill a vacancy on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board for the unexpired portion of the period for which the former office-holder was appointed, ie until 9 January 2015, referred to it for consideration and report on 7 May 2012 ( see ATC, 7 May 2012), reports as follows:

The Committee invited the public to nominate a person for consideration and recommendation to the President for appointment to the Board by means of advertisements in the print media and radio. Responses were received from 38 individuals.

On 4 September 2012, the Committee interviewed the following candidates: Mr Tinyiko Norman Baloyi , Adv Gabriel Lucky Bokaba , Mr Mzimkhulu Bongani Caga , Ms Noluthando Primrose Gosa , Dr Aaron Tshidzumba and Mr Johannes Collin Weapond .

After having interviewed the above-mentioned candidates in an open meeting at Parliament, the Committee resolved that the House, in accordance with section 13 of the Broadcasting Act (Act No 4 of 1999), recommends to the President that Ms Noluthando Gosa be appointed to serve on the SABC Board.

Report to be considered.

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