Media release

Statement by Minister Chabane on the movement of directors-general

02 February 2011

2 February 2011

Minister in The Presidency, Collins Chabane is pleased to announce the movement between departments of Directors-General Mr Jimmy Manyi and Mr Themba Maseko.
Mr Themba Maseko will join the Department of Public Service and Administration as Director General from the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and Cabinet Spokesperson.

Mr Jimmy Manyi who is currently the Director-General of the Department of Labour, will take over from Mr Themba Maseko as Chief Executive Officer of GCIS and Cabinet Spokesperson with immediate effect.

Both Mr Maseko and Mr Manyi brings with them the wealth of experience and expertise from both the public and the private sector which will assist them in executing their duties. Mr Maseko requested to be moved within government following his four year tenure in GCIS and Cabinet Spokesperson.

Minister Chabane would like to, on behalf of President Jacob Zuma, Cabinet and government, thank Mr Maseko for his sterling contribution to the government communication system over the years and wish him well as DG of DPSA.

Minister Chabane would also like to welcome Mr Manyi as Cabinet spokesperson and wish him well as the CEO of GCIS.


Harold Maloka
Spokesperson for the Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration
Cell: 082 847 9799
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Issued by: The Ministry for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in The Presidency

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