2 March 2023, Andisiwe Makinana, Dispatch Live

At the weekend, the Sunday Times reported that civil society body Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has taken Ramaphosa to the Constitutional Court on an urgent basis asking it to compel him to appoint a board.

His spokesperson Vincent Magwenya said there were issues that were identified as being “misaligned” with the Broadcasting Act and clarity had to be sought from the National Assembly.

Magwenya said in response to the MMA court papers, Ramaphosa will detail all those issues and demonstrate that he acted in accordance with his constitutional obligations by seeking clarity on issues that would have undermined the integrity of the process.

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