SABC purges senior managers

All senior managers in the procurement division of the SABC have been served with letters of intention to suspend them, according to a report in the City Press.

The reason for the imminent suspensions is linked to the broadcaster’s procurement of a R42.3-million studio for the recent Rugby World Cup.

The report states that the managers are being targeted after they refused to sign off on a number of payments due to “procedural irregularities”.

The SABC did not respond to questions from the City Press.

News of the managerial suspensions follows SABC group CEO Frans Matlala’s suspension¬†after being on the job for 4 months.

The full report is available in the City Press – 22 November 2015 edition.

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