- Communications minister Roy Padayachie has finally moved to fill the vacant director-generalship at the department of communications. He has appointed Rosey Sekese as DG for five years, with effect from 1 June. Sekese has worked at the department for the past five years as deputy DG for ICT infrastructure development.

- Nikki Cockcroft, long serving CEO of Primedia Online, where she oversaw leading South African portal, digital agency Prezence and trafficking solutions provider 365 Digital, has announced her resignation, effective 30 June 2011. She joins retail giant Woolworths as head of online and will take up her new position at the beginning of July.