Health spokesperson dies
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the death of his spokesperson Joe Maila. In a statement on Friday, the Minister expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the Ministry’s spokesperson. “The circumstances surrounding his death are not yet known to the Ministry. Joe Maila is survived by his... Read more
Ngebulana named one of Africa’s top business leaders
Property entrepreneur Sisa Ngebulana, who created a multi-billion rand development company and listed the only black-owned property fund in South Africa, has been named one of Africa’s top business leaders by respected international magazine, CEO Today. The prestigious accolade comes as Ngebulana – who hails from the Eastern Cape... Read more
MDDA gets three new board members
Three new members of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board have been appointed. The three new members, who are appointed by the President, are Ronald Lamola, Martina Della-Togna and Nombeko Mbava. Lamola is currently a member of the finance committee in the Tshwane University of Technology Governance... Read more
New SABC board appointed
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has a new board. The Presidency said the appointments were made in terms of the South African Broadcasting Act (Act no. 4 of 1999) and on the recommendation of the National Assembly. The President has designated Bongumusa Makhathini as Chairperson and Febe Potgieter-Gqubule... Read more
Nzimande given marching orders in latest reshuffle
In the latest cabinet reshuffle, the long-standing and often embattled Dr Blade Nzimande, minister of higher education and training has been replaced with Hlengiwe Mkhize has been appointed as the Minister of Higher Education and Training. Other changes made by the President Zuma to the National Executive are: –      ... Read more
KPMG chooses new leadership team
Nhlamu Dlomu, KPMG South Africa’s CEO has announced the new executive team that will support her in restoring public trust and rebuilding the firm. Says Dlomu, “I am pleased to announce a strong and experienced team of KPMG partners to lead the firm. This is day one for the... Read more
Eskom refutes allegations against acting new group executive
Eskom has expressed concern at media reports on its newly appointed interim Group Chief Executive, Sean Maritz. “We have noted with concern recent media reports with unsubstantiated allegations against Maritz. We plead that he be given a chance to lead Eskom,” said the power utility on Sunday. The media... Read more
Eskom appoints Sean Maritz as interim group chief exec
Sean Maritz has been appointed as Eskom’s interim Group Chief Executive. In a statement on Friday, the Eskom Board announced that it has decided to rotate the current executives this role to ensure exposure. “The Eskom Board would like to announce that Sean Maritz, Eskom’s chief information officer (CIO) and... Read more
NHBRC appoints new CEO
The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has appointed Mziwonke Dlabantu as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 October 2017. Dlabantu brings more than 20 years of public service experience to the NHBRC, with a wealth of expertise in the human settlements sector, as well as strategic and... Read more
Employment equity plan must be an inclusive process says government
The development of an Employment Equity plan (EE) must be an inclusive process that involves consultation with all stakeholders in the workplace, says the Department of Labour. Deputy Director from the department’s EE Directorate, Niresh Singh, said the plan should go a step further and be informed by an... Read more