SABC says COO being finalised

The appointment of the chief operating officer at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is soon to be finalised as per the high court order on appointment of executives at the public broadcaster, the SABC board said on Tuesday. “The board wishes to state for the record that it has acted and will continue to act lawfully, and in line with the letter and spirit of the Interim court order, on this matter. This includes the requirement of consultations with the shareholder representative [communications minister]”, the board said in a statement on Tuesday.