Union wants SABC board to be disbanded

JOHANNESBURG - The Communication Workers' Union has levelled heavy criticism against the SABC board.

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The union wants the board to be disbanded, saying they have failed to provide ways to turn the public broadcaster around.

The SABC this week announced planned retrenchments would be suspended until further notice.

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The CWU's General Secretary, Aubrey Tshabalala said the board has appointed staff irregularly and handled the issue of retrenchments badly.