Herbst: Will SABC history repeat itself? Brown in Zikalala’s footsteps… | Fin24

At the moment the ANC is at war with itself over Hlaudi Motsoeneng who has caused it unending embarrassment just prior to an election. While Jackson Mthembu and Gwede Mantashe express concern, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi sings his praises.

Snuki Zikalala has also now entered the fray and criticised Hlaudi’s censorship. In small but ironic measure this might be justified – in his time he was flayed because of his “blacklist”. Now, under Motsoeneng we have “no list” with a total ban on political discussion on SABC radio talk shows.

Will the Zuma faction emulate what the Mbeki faction did back in April 2004 with Snuki Zikalala and wait until a few days after the election before announcing that Karima Brown will return to the SABC?

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