Thursday, September 17, 2009

SOS - Names of the New SABC Board

The names of the new SABC Board are announced as:
  1. David Niddrie(journalist) -nominated by SACP, opposition parties opposed this appointment
  2. Barbara Masekela(former board member), opposition parties opposed this appointment
  3. Clifford Motsepe(lawyer), ANC youth league rep, opposition parties opposed this appointment
  4. Anthony Mello(Engineer), all voted in favour
  5. Cedric Gina(Unionist), all voted in favour
  6. Ben Ngubane(medical doctor), opposition parties opposed
  7. Peter John Harris(law advisor), all voted in favour
  8. Suzanne Vos(politician), all voted in favour
  9. Pippa Green(journalist), all voted in favour
  10. Felleng Sekha(IT law), all voted in favour
  11. Clare Frances O’Neil(Consultant), all voted in favour
  12. Desmond Golding(economist), opposition parties opposed
The IFP voted with the ANC. Rest of opposition said they’re disappointed that ANC would not negotiate, and stuck to their alliance party candidates. COPE, ID, and DA put on record, their objection to those they were against.