South African govt mulls scrapping TV licence fees for some viewers

Friday 2 October 2020 | 09:41 CET | News
South African Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says that her department will consider waiving TV licence fees for some people as part of consultations on a new white paper, reports BusinessTech. Ndabeni-Abrahams was responding to a written parliamentary question, in which she was asked whether her department would consider scrapping television licence fees specifically for pensioners and war veterans. She said the department will, in due course, be consulting over the "Draft White Paper Audio and Audiovisual Content Services Policy Framework: A New Vision for South Africa". 

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