2007 Government Communicators' Awards


Winners and runners-up

Government Communicator of the Year
Winner Communication Department Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality, Limpopo
National Ubungcweti Award
Winner Defence TV
Corporate Communication, Department of Defence
Finalist SA Corrections Today
Internal Communication and Media Production, Department of Correctional Services
Provincial Bua Award
Winner Charles Raseala
North West Department of Education
Finalist Captain Julia Claassen
Communication and Liaison Service: Gauteng, SAPS
Provincial Ubungcweti Award
Winner Subdirectorate: Communication
Mpumalanga Department of Education
Finalist Municipal Communication Support Unit
Limpopo Department of Local Government and Housing
Finalist Directorate: Communication
North West Department of Education
Local Ubungcweti Award
Winner Communication Department
Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality, Limpopo
Finalist Kelvin Vollenhoven: Communication and Public Relations
Eden District Municipality, Western Cape
Finalist Cedric Koekemoer: Community Facilitation and Marketing
uMhlathuze Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal

Photo gallery

Adjudication panel

  • Ms Amina Frense from South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) - Chairperson
  • GCIS Chief Director: Government and Media Liaison Mr Thabo Masebe
  • Ms Manana Monareng from the Media Development Diversity Agency (MDDA)
  • Mr Johann Koster from the National Association of Broadcasters (NABSA)
  • Ms Annette Griessell, Head of Communication in Gauteng. Provinces are represented on the panel on a two-year rotational basis
  • Mr GG Oliphant, Acting Chairperson of the Communications Portfolio Committee
  • Mr Mpho Mlongo from the National Community Radio Forum (NCRF).