Themba Dlamini, deputy director-general for corporate services at the Department of Science & Technology, has been appointed as the new CEO of the Independent Communications Authority SA (Icasa). He will serve in this position for a three year period. He replaces Karabo Motlana.
The announcement was made at the authority’s press conference on call termination rates on Friday 29 October by Icasa chairman Stephen Mncube.
Dlamini worked previously for Telkom, in the fixed-line operator’s regulatory department and was also an adviser to former labour minister Membathisi Mdlalana. Dlamini was appointed to the Science & Technology Department in January 2009.
He has an MA from Williams College where his dissertation focused on how exports could help grow SA’s economy.
Dlamini, began work at Icasa on 1 November.