Khumbudzo Ntshavheni appointed as Minister of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies


Minister Ntshavheni replaces Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams who has moved on to Small Business Development.

As part of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet reshuffle, Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni was appointed as the Minister of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT).

Ntshavheni replaces Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, who will now be heading up the Department of Small Business Development. The new Deputy Minister of the DCDT is Philly Mapulane.

Minister Ntshavheni has previously held the positions of tourism manager: Trade and Investment Limpopo, CIO for the Department of Local Government and Housing (Limpopo), spokesperson for the Premier of Limpopo, and lecturer at the University of South Africa.

She holds an MBA from Bradford University in the United Kingdom, a BA Hons in Developmental Studies and another in Labour Relations from the University of Johannesburg. She has experience in strategic management, information technology, change management, and communications and marketing.

The new ministers took their oath of office on 6 August.

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