Tuesday, August 24, 2010

BREAKING. Urgent court interdict granted in the Cape High Court against the CLOSED SESSION of the SABC board in parliament.

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I can be first to tell you that an interim court order has been granted, interdicting parliament's portfolio commitee for communications from going ahead with that CLOSED MEETING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS this morning in which the SABC board and SABC board chairperson dr Ben Ngubane was to appear. High drama -with journalists having a sit-in at the venue this morning!

The SABC board and dr Ben Ngubane was called by the committee to answer questions about the beleaguered South African public broadcaster, but the committee wanted to do it behind closed doors. They were now ordered by the Cape High Court not to proceed, after I told you earlier today that the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) applied for an urgent court interdict.

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