Vuyo Mvoko speaks out on SABC inquiry report

The National Assembly adopted the final report of the Parliament ad hoc committee looking into fitness of the South African Broadcasting Corporation Board (SABC) board last week.

One of the eight SABC journalists who got suspended, Vuyo Mvoko, speaks to Karima Brown about the findings and recommendations of the report.

Mvoko and his colleagues were suspended after speaking out against editorial policy changes introduced by former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng last year.

Listen to the full interview with Vuyo Mvoko below...


This article first appeared on 702 : Vuyo Mvoko speaks out on SABC inquiry report


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