* Paris Mashile has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to succeed Mr Mandla Langa. The appointment is with immediate effect. In addition, Mr. M Zokwe has been appointed to fill the vacancy on the Council created by the appointment of Mr Mashile as Chairperson.

The Minister congratulated the two Councillors on their appointments and wished them success in their new responsibilities. In congratulating the Councillors, Minister Matsepe-Casaburri said “I have no doubt in my mind that, under your leadership, ICASA will be able to perform well, face up to all of its challenges and deliver on its mandate”.