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25 October 2010

Nominations to Fill SABC Board Vacancies

Dear Members

If you have any suggestions for nominations to the SABC Board, please send them to

Nominations are to be submitted with all supporting paperwork and acceptance of nomination letters by candidates by 15 November 2010.

The Portfolio Committee on Communications is inviting institutions and individuals to nominate suitable candidates to fill the four vacancies of non-executive members of the SABC Board.

Candidates will be eligible for nomination if they possess relevant qualifications, expertise and experience in the fields of:
• broadcasting policy and technology;
• broadcasting regulation;
• media law;
• business practice and finance;
• marketing and journalism;
• entertainment and education; and
• social and labour issues.
The candidates must also be committed to fairness, freedom of expression, openness and accountability.

Mr Vadi explained that the Committee will compile a shortlist of candidates, conduct interviews and present its findings to the National Assembly for recommendation to the President for final appointment.

Nominations will close on 15 November 2010.

Issued by the Parliamentary Communication Services.

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