The TNA Biz Brief’s run on the SABC could come to an end soon. That’s according to a “working document”‚ compiled following the conclusion of the work of Parliament’s ad hoc committee on the SABC board inquiry‚ which emerged on Tuesday night. In its recommendations‚ it demanded further investigation in to “all potential misleading or contradictory evidence relating to SABC board minutes‚ commercially sensitive documentation not provided‚ cost incurred by the SABC in hosting the TNA breakfast show”. The business briefing breakfast show is organised by the Gupta-owned The New Age newspaper‚ and features government officials. It also said the public broadcaster’s accounting authority “must review the feasability of the business case of entering into agreements with rival TV stations so as to ensure that the SABC is not involved in any cross subsidation to the competition”. “In all instances where such deals are in essence diverting resources from the SABC such deals must be terminated....

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