Minister of Communications (South Africa)
Minister of Communications
|Department of Communications|
|Inaugural holder||Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri|
|Formation||17 June 1999|
|Website||Department of Communications|
The Minister of Communications (formerly Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and Broadcasting) is a Minister in the Government of South Africa, who between 1994 and 2014 was responsible for overseeing the Department of Communications. In 2014, President Jacob Zuma shifted this function to the newly created position of Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Service. The post of Minister of Communications has been retained, but the Minister is now responsible for overseeing the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Brand SA, Film and Publication Board [FPB], and the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA).
|Pallo Jordan||ANC||1994 – 1996||Nelson Mandela|
|Jay Naidoo||ANC||1996 – 1999|
|Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri||ANC||1999 – 2008||Thabo Mbeki|
|ANC||2008 – 2009||Kgalema Motlanthe|
|Manto Tshabalala-Msimang (acting)||ANC||2009|
|Siphiwe Nyanda||ANC||11 May 2009 – 31 October 2010||Jacob Zuma|
|Roy Padayachie||ANC||1 November 2010 – 24 October 2011|
|Dina Pule||ANC||25 October 2011 - 9 July 2013|
|Yunus Carrim||ANC||10 July 2013 - 25 May 2014|
|Faith Muthambi||ANC||25 May 2014 - Present|
- "Determination salaries and allowances of the Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers", Proclamation No. 3 of 2015.
- Zuma, Jacob (25 May 2014). "President Jacob Zuma announces members of the National Executive, Pretoria". www.thepresidency.gov.za. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
- Ministers - portfolios Accessed on 2009-04-19
- "Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the appointment of the new Cabinet". South African Government Information. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
- "Minister of Communications". 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
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