The SABC office in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
The SABC office in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

It is insolvent, let it go. There is no money for more bailouts, let it go. (“Broke SABC On Brink Of Collapse”, March 12.)

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s actions were the final nail in the SABC’s coffin. It’s not worth a state-wide fiscal collapse to let the SABC run for a few more months under the status quo.

The private sector can take over all of the SABC’s functions and turn a profit. The government can pay specific subsidies for public interest content if it wishes to — it would be a far cheaper way of meeting the same objective.

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