Department: Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)

Contact Details

Physical: Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr Francis Baard & Festival Streets, Hatfield, Pretoria, 0083
Postal: Private Bag X745, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 473 0000


The mission of the Department of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is to: provide professional services; set and influence adherence to standards for an effective government communication system; drive coherent government messaging; and proactively communicate with the public about government policies, plans, programmes and achievements.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms A Dlodlo
Deputy Minister
Ms T Mahambehlala
Director General
Ms P Williams

Ms Ayanda Dlodlo
Deputy Minister:
Ms Tandi Mahambehlala
Director General:
Ms Phumla Williams (Acting)
Ms Nobuntu Kuse (Private Secretary: Deputy Minister)
Ms Nene Shibambu (Appointments Secretary: Minister)
Ms Precian Tshitaudzi (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Chief of Staff:
Chief Financial Officer:
Zweli Momeka (Finance, Supply Chain and Auxiliary Services)
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Tasneem Carrim (Acting: Content Processing and Dissemination)
Mr Michael Currin (Acting: Intergovernmental Coordination and Stakeholder Management)
Mr Keitumetse Semakane (Acting DDG: Corporate Services and Chief Director: Human Resources)
Senior Management:
Mr David Jacobs (Chief Director: Economic, Employment and Infrastructure; Justice, Crime Prevention and Security; International Cooperation, Trade and Security)
Mr Ayanda Mbolekwa (Head of Office)
Zukiswa Potye (Chief Director: Strategic Planning and Programme Management)
Mr Tyrone Seale (Chief Director: Products and Platforms)
Mr Terry Vandayar (Chief Information Officer)
Communications Officers:
Baarata Motlhaoleng (Deputy Director: Human Resource Management)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation369 679425 816438 0911 655 024
Actual Expenditure465 241424 631440 9131 651 211
Employee Compensation202 461207 518182 247159 056
Goods and Services160 394182 014190 932254 960
Capital Assets1 21612 16245 9676 092
Unauthorised Expenditure-7103 696-
Irregular Expenditure-5063345 210
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure-1131 075
Posts Approved473517413n/a
Posts Filled431474333n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

Overseeing Department/Entity

Annual Reports

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The University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Law - Department of Continuing Education Programmes
Human Resource Development Council of South Africa
UKZN Extended Learning
Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS)