Ndabeni-Abrahams to work with Sanef to protect journos against intimidation Sanef held a meeting with Ndabeni-Abrahams on Wednesday after she was filmed preventing the media from reporting on a protest during the ANC manifesto launch in the Eastern Cape this past weekend.
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) says it held a "very open" and constructive meeting with Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams following an incident in which she blocked journalists from covering the ANC manifesto launch in the Eastern Cape over the weekend.
Sanef says it welcomes Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams's apology for her behaviour and her admission that it's brought her office into disrepute.
AT THE WEEKEND Ndabeni-Abrahams came under fire from several organisations, including the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) after the incident, which requested an urgent meeting with the minister after the ordeal.
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“The agency banking is meant to reach the unbanked and all the agencies banking under the Sanef project have access to verify identity through BVN if they want or have a way to verify the identity of customers.” Already, he said there were measures in place to ensure that transactions on a newly obtained SIM card did not exceed N20,000 on the first day.
The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has since requested a meeting with her.
Sanef urges political parties not to interfere with journos doing their job Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams tried to stop an SABC journalist from capturing visuals at an Eastern Cape ANC manifesto rally on Saturday.
"Given the minister’s high profile portfolio relating in particular to the SABC, we would like to have an urgent meeting with her to discuss the matter and our concerns," Sanef said in a statement.
The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has requested an urgent meeting with Ndabeni-Abrahams to discuss the incident.