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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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
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
Usaasa, the government agency responsible for addressing telecommunications coverage in underserviced areas, has quietly suspended its CEO, Lumko Mtimde, but is not saying why. The agency, which falls under the ministry
Government’s failed R8,5bn broadcast digital migration process must be stopped in its tracks and reappraised to determine a new path to free up analogue signals to deliver ubiquitous wireless broadband to the nation and foster sustainable competition in radio