The Pretoria high court on Friday ruled that the minister of energy’s axing of SA Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) chair Kelvin Kemm and board member Pamela Bosman was unlawful.

The applicants had launched a legal bid to set aside their removal in December when then energy minister Jeff Radebe disbanded the board for gross misconduct relating to financial mismanagement, remuneration irregularities, unauthorised international travel, and the issuing of misleading, inaccurate or defamatory media statements. 

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