The high court has delivered a damning judgment against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, who had sought to shield Lumko Mtimde, the former CEO of Usaasa, from disciplinary action and dismissal.
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Usaasa will complete the distribution of all manufactured set-top boxes, satellite dishes and aerials but not be involved in procuring any further devices for South Africa’s digital television migration project.
The axed former chairman of government’s universal service agency, Usaasa, will not back down despite a legal setback this week and has vowed to continue with a court challenge against the telecoms minister and the public protector.
Fired members of the board of government’s universal service agency, who went to court earlier this month on an urgent basis to stop the implementation of a report by the public protector, have lost their legal challenge.
Members of Usaasa’s board, who were fired by telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele this week, have vowed to fight the decision to remove them, saying it was unlawful and unconstitutional.
Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele has fired the board of government’s troubled universal access agency Usaasa, TechCentral has learnt.
Lumko Mtimde, the suspended CEO of government’s universal service agency Usaasa, must be reinstated by next week, public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has ruled in a report that has condemned the conduct of the agency’s board.
The Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa (Usaasa) has been plunged into deeper crisis after suspended CEO Lumko Mtimde this week laid a formal complaint with the public protector over his suspension
On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the suspension of Usaasa CEO Lumko Mtimde. Also on the podcast, they talk about why Facebook might soon have a paid tier, communications
The suspended CEO of the state-owned Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa, Lumko Mtimde, has come out guns blazing against his employer in the labour court, accusing the agency’s board and