SA's ICT sector likely to suffer from cabinet reshuffle

7 April 2017

Internet

South African president Jacob Zuma's overnight cabinet reshuffle has been characterised as regressive for the country's ICT sector by one industry analyst.

The changes include the appointment of Ayanda Dlodlo as new Minister of Communications with Thandi Mahambehlala as her deputy minister.

While the Minister of the department of Telecommunications and Postal Services retains his position, he will now work with a new deputy minister in Stella Ndabeni Abrahams.

Steven Ambrose, ICT industry analyst and CEO of Strategy Worx believes the leadership changes to the cabinet overall and those in departments overseeing the ICT sector appear to be unjustified. Read the full article here:

Source: ITWeb Africa 31 March 2017