Zuma announces new members to MDDA board and Gender Equality commission

20 October 2017 - 14:26
By Staff W
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma reacts during the launch of a social housing project in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma reacts during the launch of a social housing project in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) deputy president Ronald Lamola is one of three new members of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board. The appointment was announced by President Jacob Zuma on Friday.

Lamola is currently a member of the finance committee in the Tshwane University of Technology Governance Council.

The other two are Martina Della-Togna‚ a multimedia and social media consultant and former Multimedia Manager in Parliament‚ and Nombeko Mbava‚ a board member of the South Africa Monitoring and Evaluation Association.

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President Zuma on Friday also announced the appointment of four members of the Commission for Gender Equality.

They are Tamara Eugenia Mathebula‚ Sediko Daniel Rakolote‚ and Nthabiseng Sepanya Mogale as part-time members‚ as well as Nthabiseng Moleko as a full-time member of the commission.

The president has also designated Lulama Nare as the chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality with immediate effect until 31 March 2019.