The new CEO of the SABC Frans Matlala has reportedly been suspended.

Stephen Grootes spoke to Head of Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird who cites a few reasons for what he calls the ‘hail storm’ at the SABC; including a combination of “a board that is compromised, members that don’t form a quorum, direct ministerial interference and parliament as well as regulator not doing their jobs”. Listen to the interview.