UPDATE: Zuma approves SAA board

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South African president Jacob Zuma gestures as he hosts his Zimbabwean counterpart, President Robert Mugabe during the 2nd Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission in Pretoria, South Africa October 3, 2017.

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet has approved a new board for the cash-strapped national airline.

This marks the end of the road for the embattled SAA Board Chairperson Dudu Myeni.

Myeni was dismissed from the board along with accountant Tryphosa Mmakeaya and journalist Mzimkhulu Malunga.

Here is a list of changes at the SAA, as confirmed by Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba on Thursday:

Out:
Dudu Myeni - Teacher
Tryphosa Mmakeaya - Accountant
Mzimkhulu Malunga - Journalist
Siphile Buthelezi - Legal
Nazmeera Moola - Investec
Gugu Sipamla - Journalist

In:
JB Magwaza - Chairperson
Nolitha Fakude - Deputy Chairperson
Geoff Rothschild - Businessman
Ahmed Bassa - Aviation Expert
Tinyiko Mhlari - Accountant
Martin Kingston - Businessman
Several board members survived the chop.

Retained:
Swazi Tshabalala - Economics and Master in BAdmin
Peter Tshisevhe - Legal
Thandeka Mgoduso - Clinical Psychologist
Pieter Maluleka - Leadership
Akhter Moosa - Accountant

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