Telecel Suspends Board Member Francis Mahwindi

Telecel Zimbabwe has suspended a board member, Francis Mahwindi, with effect from June 6, 2019.

In a notice issued on Thursday, board chairman James Makamba said that Mahwindi has been suspended for leaking company information to the media. Said Makamba:

The Telecel Zimbabwe board of directors wishes to inform all stakeholders that a resolution has been passed for the suspension of Mr Francis Mawindi from holding the office of Telecel Zimbabwe board director effective 6th of June 2019, pending final resolution by the shareholders in terms of the Companies Act.

This is following Francis Mawindi’s serious breach of the common law fiduciary duty of confidentiality and to act in the best interests of the company through communicating and misrepresenting confidential company information.

However, Mahwindi has rejected the resolution, saying that it is null and void. He pleaded his innocence and vowed that the goings-on within the company will eventually come out.

More: Business Times


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Francis Mawindi is a former CEO OF Telecel.He was once seconded to assume the COO post in NetOne by Supa Mandiwanzira.He was implicated in the Netone Scandal by Reward Kangai. Read More About Francis Mawindi

Telecel Zimbabwe is a telecommunications services provider with most of its services in the mobile cellular network services. The company is owned jointly by the Empowerment Corporation (40%) and Vimpelcom (60%), one of the largest telecoms companies in the world. In Zimbabwe, Telecel is the... Read More About Telecel Zimbabwe

James Chafungamoyo Makamba is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur, politician and former commercial broadcaster. Makamba established a consultancy business which represented the corporation in various sectors in a number of African countries. Makamba is the current chairman of Telecel Zimbabwe, a telecommunications company in which he has... Read More About James Makamba

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