The Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) said Friday it was disturbed by the "now you see it, now you don't" approach the national broadcaster had towards the screening of the documentary Unauthorised: Thabo Mbeki, according to a report on M&G Online.
A FXI statement issued on Friday night read that the South African
Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) decision was "yet another indication
of chaos inside the broadcaster, where different units of the same
organisation talk past one another, and then land up working against
On Thursday, the SABC again changed its mind about
screening the controversial documentary on President Thabo Mbeki that
was canned about a year ago.
"No, it will not be shown," said
SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago on Thursday after the FXI released a
statement indicating that the documentary would be screened.
Thursday, documentary producer Ben Cashden told the South African Press
Association that the programme would be aired on June 10 at 9pm on SABC
Click here to read the full report, posted on the M&G's website.