The SABC has categorically refuted the claims that it has failed to pay salaries and severance packages of some of its employees due to continued financial hardships.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) took to Twitter on Saturday, 1 May 2021, to circulate a statement. The statement functioned to rebut the allegations levelled against the public broadcaster regarding its supposed failure to pay some of its employees their salaries and severance packages.
The statement clarified, “The SABC would like to categorically refute the allegation that it is not able to pay the salaries of its employees. The Corporation has a comprehensive and established cash management process in place that is aligned with best practice. The Corporation is able to meet all its obligations when due and has in fact embarked on an infrastructure renewal programme, as well as significant investment in fresh and compelling content.”
In conclusion, the broadcaster reiterated, “The SABC remains on track to achieve financial sustainability and will continue to fulfil its public mandate of educating, entertaining and informing the nation for generations to come.”
See the post below.
MEDIA STATEMENT | THE SABC CLARIFIES THE ALLEGATION OF NON-PAYMENT OF SOME EMPLOYEES’ SALARIES AND SEVERANCE PACKAGES
— SABC (@SABCPortal) May 1, 2021