Duduza Khosana, the ousted provisional curator of Samwumed, a medical aid scheme for local government employees, has lodged an application for leave to appeal her removal saying the Cape High Court erred in replacing her just two weeks before the return date of the curatorship application. The High Court is due to hear arguments on October 25 on whether the order to place the scheme for unionised municipal workers under provisional curatorship should be made final, and Khosana says the court should decide whether her appointment should be terminated or confirmed. Earlier this week, judge AJ Engers ruled in favour of the former deputy chair of the scheme, Andre Maxwell, who had asked the court to urgently remove Khosana as provisional curator as she was making radical changes at the scheme that were causing it irreparable harm. Khosana says in her application for leave to appeal that the court should not have entertained Maxwell’s application, nor a separate one lodged by the acting ...

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