Minister of Communications (South Africa)
|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||7 May 1994 – 28 March 1996||Nelson Mandela|
|Jay Naidoo||ANC||29 March 1996 – 16 June 1999|
|Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri||ANC||17 June 1999 – 2008||Thabo Mbeki|
|ANC||2008 – 6 April 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 - 30 March 2017|
|Ayanda Dlodlo||ANC||30 March 2017 - 17 October 2017|
|Mmamoloko Kubayi||ANC||17 October 2017 - 26 February 2018|
|Nomvula Mokonyane||ANC||26 February 2018 -||Cyril Ramaphosa|
- Zuma, Jacob (25 May 2014). "President Jacob Zuma announces members of the National Executive, Pretoria". www.thepresidency.gov.za. Archived from the original on 27 May 2014. 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. Archived from the original on 2009-05-13. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
- "Minister of Communications". 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
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