Mr President, save your concern about SABC 8 - Stephen Grootes

Stephen Grootes (standing in for Xolani Gwala) weighed in on a statement released by the Presidency on Tuesday night that didn't clarify the yet to be appointed SABC board, but rather expressed concern over the SABC 8.

The SABC 8 is a group of journalists at the public broadcaster who have campaigned against mismanagement.

Zuma said he was surprised and concerned that the SABC 8 are worried that the broadcaster is being re-captured.

Mr President, I don't remember your concern when Hlaudi Motsoeneng was running around the SABC like a mad man.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor and EWN senior political correspondent

Mr President, I don't remember your concern when the SABC 8 were threatened and intimidated. I don't remember your concern when Suna Venter was threatened, attacked and kidnapped and someone tied her to a tree and tried to set her alight.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor and EWN senior political correspondent

Mr President, I don't remember your concern when Julius Malema was removed from Parliament, I remember you laughing.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor and EWN senior political correspondent

I don't remember your concern when people took petrol bombs to Solly Mapaila's home in your name.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor and EWN senior political correspondent

To hear more from Grootes on the President's inaction over Pravin Gordhan and others, listen here...


This article first appeared on 702 : Mr President, save your concern about SABC 8 - Stephen Grootes


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