Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced the appointment of an interim board for the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa). SABC board member, Khanyisile Kweyama, will chair the interim board, which is expected to be in place for 12 months. Former interim board chairperson Tintswalo Makhubele resigned in March. Kweyama chaired the interim board of the public broadcaster following the collapse of the board chaired by Prof Mbulaheni Maguvhe. Kweyama played a major role in stabilising the SABC and undoing some of the mess caused by executives, such as Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Other members of the Prasa interim board are Sango Ntsaluba, Louis Wessie, Jenny Schreiner, Nazir Alli, Doris Tshepe, and Mashila Matlala. Nzimande said he wanted to ensure only people with expertise, experience and integrity serve on the board. Nzimande also announced the appointment of a new acting group CEO, Simo Lushaba. Prasa, which is responsible for delivering rail services, has been engulfed in allegations ...

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