Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is expected to testify DEATH threats, intimidation of key witnesses and cars being shot at will now form part of the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC, which is left with just one board member.The parliamentary ad hoc committee set up to probe the SABC board‘s fitness to hold office is also considering working on weekends, and possibly Christmas Day, to get to the bottom of the problems plaguing the public broadcaster.The committee sat yesterday as President Jacob Zuma accepted the resignations of Vuyo Mhlakaza and Aaron Tshidzumba as board members, leaving only chairman of the board Mbulaheni Maguvhe in his position.It is likely to see former public protector Thuli Madonsela being called as a key witness despite opposition from some ANC MPs.Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is expected to testify.The committee also agreed that Mhlakaza and Tshidzumba should be called in to testify. It further adopted the EFF‘s proposal that senior SABC...

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